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Muzzled in Montana!

Muzzled in Montana!

    By Richard Colman Freedom of speech is enshrined in the American Constitution.  But the State Montana may be an exception. In May 2018, a federal government official detained two American women, in a small Montana town, for speaking Spanish.  They were in a convenience store located about 35 miles from the Canadian border. When a […]

Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

    By Don Jans “You can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” We have seen games played with our elections in the past. The first time I […]

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: Thomas Jefferson and the freedom of speech

The Founding Fathers of our limited government: Thomas Jefferson and the freedom of speech

By TIMOTHY SNOWBALL This is the fifth in a five-part series dedicated to exploring the lives, ideas, and contributions of the five individuals most directly responsible for the founding of the United States. Without the courageous actions of James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson, America would not be the country that it is today. […]

Attack on Hong Kong Epoch Times printing press needs to be condemned

Attack on Hong Kong Epoch Times printing press needs to be condemned

    By Michael Hernandez  Americans who value the Constitution and the 1st Amendment (Bill of Rights) which establishes:  “the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assembly, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances” should condemn the Nov. 19th attack on the Hong […]

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

The First Amendment Protects Ex-Politicians Too

  by Thomas L. Knapp Most Americans loathe “lobbyists,” and most Americans think “bi-partisanship” sounds like a good, moderate idea representing compromise and common ground for the public good. So a surprise “bi-partisan alliance” between US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), with the proclaimed goal of passing a bill to […]

Regarding ‘Politically Correct’, ‘Citizens United’ and other freedom suppression movements

Regarding ‘Politically Correct’, ‘Citizens United’ and other freedom suppression movements

By Naomi Fisher I am frightened at the volume of attacks on our Freedom. One of the great things about our Country has been our Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Thought, Freedom to Read whatever we choose, and Freedom to be Friends with whomever! Let’s start with Books: Are you aware that “To Kill A […]

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

. . by Naomi Fisher Now there is another controversy raging, that of eliminating free speech in our United States. Google/UTube has decided it knows what is best for our county’s citizens by censoring and banning media outlets from anything that hints of conservatism or includes the word conservative. Yes, this does mean messages from […]

Social Media: When Does “Actively Working With the Government” Become Censorship?

Social Media: When Does “Actively Working With the Government” Become Censorship?

  by Thomas L. Knapp In a September 21 post, Mark Zuckerberg shared nine steps the  site he started is taking “to protect election integrity and make sure that Facebook is a force for good in democracy,” by “actively working with the government” and “partnering with public authorities.” The day before that, the United Kingdom’s […]

AMERICAN FREEDOM ALLIANCE A Designated Hate-Group?  Really?

AMERICAN FREEDOM ALLIANCE A Designated Hate-Group?  Really?

Have you heard?  The American Freedom Alliance is included on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of hate groups.  Yes, we somehow fall in among White supremacist groups and the KKK, the skinheads and neo-Nazi groups. If  they think that standing up against the muzzling of women makes us a hate group, well, you BET we are. […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Imaginary Crimes

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE — Imaginary Crimes

. By L. Neil Smith  I have often compared American socio-politics today, with religio-politics during the Tudor era in England. King Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. In those days, all that it took to get your enemies out of power and pointed toward the head-chopping block was to catch them saying publicly or writing the […]

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