Posts Tagged ‘Free Speech’

UC prof charged with assaulting student

Monday, March 24th, 2014
UC prof charged with assaulting student

What's going on in California's public universities? Fox News reported: "A feminist studies professor at a California state university is facing criminal charges after a videotaped run-in with a teenage pro-life demonstrator in which she snatched an anti-abortion sign and appeared to get physical ...

West Covina public school allegedly bans Jesus

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Isaiah Martinez is just a little kid. But he's quickly learning about what is and what is not allowed in California public schools. KTLA reported: "A religious liberty advocacy group has threatened legal action against the West Covina school district because a first-grade student was allegedly...

Some bloggers still concerned about FPPC censorship

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Sept. 18, 2012 By John Hrabe California’s chief political watchdog sent the blogosphere into a collective tizzy earlier this year. In April, Ann Ravel, chairwoman of the Fair Political Practices Commission, floated the idea that California become the first government body in the country to regul...

Special interests could fil-A the Dems

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

August 3, 2012 Katy Grimes: Only hours after the Democratic National Committee announced that the 2012 platform would endorse same-sex marriage, a group of black pastors came out swinging, and saying that they feel betrayed by President Barack Obama. “We voted for Obama. We campaigned for Obam...

We have been deleting abusive comments

Friday, June 8th, 2012

June 8, 2012 By John Seiler We appreciate our commentators adding to our articles. But the past two days I have spent several hours deleting abusive posts, in particular from one commentator who has contributed interesting, civil comments in the past. He has been banned until Monday. If the abuse ...

Top two primary intensifies anonymous online attacks

Monday, June 4th, 2012

June 4, 2012 By John Hrabe Patricia McKeon is the prohibitive favorite to win the 38th State Assembly seat. As the wife and campaign fundraiser of Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, the influential chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, she has built-in name ID and a lucrative fundraising Rol...

CA Pols Calling For Change To U.S. Constitution

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Katy Grimes: California Democrats are pushing for Congress to amend the United States Constitution, and impose limits on political corporate contributions. Really. At issue is the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission Supreme Court decision. In January 2010, the United States Supreme ...