Category Archives: First Amendment

First Amendment issues

Report: Laws Are For The Little People in Alabama

So who is fired NOW for following the law? Why, the poll worker of course! An Alabama man who volunteered as a poll worker in his community was fired shortly after he asked Alabama State Republican Party Chairman John Wahl … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Pie Fight, Blog Against Theocracy, First Amendment, Theocrats, Today's Irony Alert, voting | 8 Comments

Surprise: You Are Now Paying For Private Religious Schools!

The theocratic majority on the totally illegitimate and undemocratic (little dee) Chief Justice John Roberts’ SCOTUS decided that public tax money would be well-spent paying for-profit religious schools in the State of Maine (and now by precedent, everywhere): The Supreme … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Against Theocracy, First Amendment, John Roberts, Reform the Court, Sam Alito — Trenton’s Torquemada, SCOTUS | 18 Comments

The Afternoon Stupid Break

My twitter pal Jodi alerts us that we have a live one:   OMG, I just learned that she is running for Governor. Heaven help us. https://t.co/j51js12wKT — Jodi 🇺🇦 (@jodotcom) May 19, 2022  

Posted in Blog Against Theocracy, First Amendment, Jump for Jeebus, People Dumber than Dolphins, Xristian Xraxies | 14 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Guys, you know how Wingnuttia is always going on about how they and they alone are being censored and demanding that the gubmint do sumpin’ about it (despite the gubmint cannot do anything about it because of … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, First Amendment, Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 6 Comments

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Sen. Cotton

The Pride of Arkansas and noted Free Speech Warrior and Sen. Tom Cotton —who famously has threatened social media platforms that “Winter is Coming”— wants to arrest abortion rights protesters outside the homes of SCOTUS justices: WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Cotton, … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Goat Rodeo, Arkansas, Crazeee States, First Amendment, Free Speech, People Dumber than Dolphins, Tom Cotton | 12 Comments

Mooselini and the Freedom of the Press (or at least The NYTimes)

As you may be aware, Sarah Palin is suing the NYTimes and the trial starts today. The issue at hand that Mooselini is claiming is that the Times defamed her in an editorial that made a connection between a map circulated … Continue reading

Posted in First Amendment, Mooselini, The NYTimes | 9 Comments

Great Signs, Cont.

Posted in First Amendment, Great Signs | 6 Comments

Gimme an F… Gimme an U

I love this story: Supreme Court rules for cheerleader in case involving school rules, free speech on social media The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a major free speech case involving when schools can enforce rules of conduct on … Continue reading

Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, SCOTUS | 1 Comment

GOP: $1M Is The Cost Of Free Speech in MI, Pay Up

In First Amendment news, Michigan GQP is working really hard to remove freedom of the press, and maybe free speech: Michigan GOP lawmaker floats bill to register, fine ‘fact checkers’ Lansing — A Michigan lawmaker who’s been at the center … Continue reading

Posted in First Amendment, Q-spiracy, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Stupid Coup | 4 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Why? Sweet Baby Jeebus with an iPhone, WHY?! Apple to let Parler back onto App Store Apple will let Parler, a social media app popular with conservatives, back onto the App Store after Parler made attempts to … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, First Amendment, Technology | 8 Comments