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Internet ‘Kill Switch’ Legislation Back in Play – Egypt anyone?

January 28, 2011 politisite 0

The Government said they would only use this measure during a cyber attack but never for social unrest. Does anyone really Believe that? Consider this Tweet: RT @Politisite ” The world has indeed changed.. when demands are not for food or shelter but Twitter and Facebook” #Egypt Legislation granting the president internet-killing powers is to be re-introduced soon to a Senate committee, the proposal’s chief sponsor told Wired.com on Friday. […]

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Free Speech investigated, Pelosi Wants Mosque Dissenters Investigated

August 18, 2010 politisite 0

The Washington Times reports and provides audio that Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi supports the investigation into those who disagree with her: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, called for an investigation of those who are protesting building the Ground Zero Mosque on Tuesday. She told San Francisco’s KCBS radio: “There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those […]

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Note to Right-wing bloggers, Talk Show Hosts, don't threaten to kill Federal Judges

August 14, 2010 politisite 0

This lands in the incredibly stupid file.  Threatening to kill Federal Judges doesn’t help gun rights and could land you in jail. A federal jury in New York Friday convicted right-wing Internet talk show host Hal Turner of threatening three federal judges. Turner, 48, of North Bergen, N.J., faces as much as 10 years in prison for threatening to assault of kill he judges over their ruling in a case […]

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Kagan Contempt for the First Amendment?

May 13, 2010 politisite 0

O.K. up to now the argument has been academic and sparsely cited with quotes.  But now, some documents are coming to light on Supreme Court nominees first Amendment beliefs.  A belief that speech on racial or gender inequality should be quashed and how speech should be weighed against social costs sounds good for some.. but depending on who is in power, ones interpretation of that could be skewed politically.  I […]