Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, There’s a very simple principle that helps form the bedrock of any prosperous and civilized society. When people do bad things, they should be punished for it. The moment that rule is turned upside down, and the wicked and weak are rewarded for their behavior, society will crumble.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has always displayed a rather fluid view of constitutional rights – hardly a major distinction from other politicians. However, this week Pelosi appeared to embrace content based discrimination in the area of free speech.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants harsher criminal penalties for rioting, but his proposal could easily blow back on peaceful protesters. Pointing to last weekend’s violence in Virginia, Cuomo is pushing to expand the state’s hate crime laws with what he’s calling the ” Charlottesville provisions .” Under the new rules, according to the Auburn Citizen , rioting that targets a protected class would become a more severe felony than it is now, leading to a potential penalty of seven years in prison.
Enlarge / Outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee / Getty Images News ) A group of prominent tech companies and lawyers has come together in new friend-of-the-court filings submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Hill is getting a lot of attention in privacy circles with a story headlined “Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site.” Here’s the opening: The Department of Justice has requested information on visitors to a website used to organize protests against President Trump, the Los Angeles-based Dreamhost said in a blog post published on Monday.
Over the last few months, The New York Times has published a number of warm and nostalgic recollections of communism. Authors have opined about the supposed optimism , idealism and moral authority of communism. Perhaps the most bizarre article so far claimed that women behind the Iron Curtain enjoyed greater sexual satisfaction and more independence than their Western counterparts (except, of course, when it came to freedom of thought, speech, religion, association or movement).
A 3D printer company founded by provocateur Cody Wilson , along with the Second Amendment Foundation, has filed for certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case asking that the company be allowed to post on its website instructions for using a 3D printer to manufacture a plastic gun.