Tag Archives: Personal Freedom

Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz Vs. Personal Liberty

Tea Party darling Ted Cruz. Photo by Gage Skidmore / Flickr.Ted Cruz:Opponent of personal liberty Like many right-wingers, Cruz has a limited understanding of our First Amendment rights. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 9, 2012 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz Vs. Personal Liberty

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Cultural Clash in Rural Texas

Adriel Arocha’s parents consider his waist-length hair “sacred” and contend it reflects Native American religious beliefs. Photo by Eric Kayne / Houston Chronicle.Long hair doesn’t cut it, school says… Native American beliefs up against rural district’s dress codeBy Eric Hanson … finish reading Cultural Clash in Rural Texas

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Imperfect Obama or Republican Brownshirts

A Study in Tyranny: oil sketch, inspired by my interest in politics, persuasion, influence, brain washing, propaganda, as well as sales and marketing. —Luscher. At this point,we have no other choice than Obama, love him or not, unless we want … finish reading Imperfect Obama or Republican Brownshirts

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Death and the D.C. Madam

Deborah Jean Palfrey aka the D.C. Madam. Photo by Nikki Kahn, The Washington PostCall girls speak out about the suicide of Deborah Jeane Palfrey and the complicated truths it reveals about their lives.By Susannah Breslin / May 5, 2008 May … finish reading Death and the D.C. Madam

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Freedom and the Internet

Why The ‘Right’ Gets Net Neutrality WrongBy Art Brodsky / May 5, 2008 Just in time for the House Telecommunications Subcommittee’s hearing tomorrow (May 6) on Net Neutrality legislation, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX) and the American Spectator … finish reading Freedom and the Internet

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Quote of the Day – Totalitarianism

“When any person is intentionally deprived of his constitutional rights those responsible have committed no ordinary offense. A crime of this nature, if subtly encouraged by failure to condemn and punish, certainly leads down the road to totalitarianism.” J.Edgar Hoover … finish reading Quote of the Day – Totalitarianism

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M. Wizard and T. Dreyer on Alleged Child Abuse at Eldorado Compound

Religious freedom is not a cloak for abuse.By Mariann Wizard / The Rag Blog / May 1, 2008 Just wondering; what are people thinking now about this stalwart group of religious freedom pioneers? Yesterday’s news that the little boys of … finish reading M. Wizard and T. Dreyer on Alleged Child Abuse at Eldorado Compound

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Atheism and the Army

Specialist Jeremy Hall, 23, outside Fort Riley, Kan., where he has been stationed since being sent home early from Iraq because of threats from fellow soldiers. Photo by Ed Zurga / NYTSoldier Sues Army, Saying His Atheism Led to ThreatsBy … finish reading Atheism and the Army

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Skeletor Is Gonna Be Watching You

Administration Set to Use New Spy Program in USby Spencer S. Hsu The Bush administration said yesterday that it plans to start using the nation’s most advanced spy technology for domestic purposes soon, rebuffing challenges by House Democrats over the … finish reading Skeletor Is Gonna Be Watching You

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Police State Amerikkka – Just Another Episode

Irish Anti-War Activist Refused Entry Into The United Statesby Pat Flynn / April 9, 2008 AN anti-war activist, who was acquitted of causing damage to a US military jet at Shannon Airport in 2003, has been deported from the United … finish reading Police State Amerikkka – Just Another Episode

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The Raid on the Compound at Eldorado : A Rag Blogger Discussion

Investigators bused dozens of women and children from the polygamist compound in Eldorado, Texas, yesterday, as other law enforcement agents continued to search the compound for more evidence. They were taken to San Angelo, about 45 miles away. Photo by … finish reading The Raid on the Compound at Eldorado : A Rag Blogger Discussion

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The Raid at Eldorado : Two Views

The FLDS temple at EldoradoPhoto / Randy Mankin / Austin Chronicle. [Look for a discussion by Rag Bloggers about the Raid on the El Dorado compound, to be posted soon.] Affidavit: Polygamist Ranch Rife with Sexual AbuseBy Wade Goodwyn / … finish reading The Raid at Eldorado : Two Views

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