Posts Tagged ‘first amendment’


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CA Senate Smacks Down Vietnamese Refugee’s Free Speech Rights


Friday February 24th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:55am PST   •   2 Comments

As this column makes clear, governments at all levels abuse the public, trample human rights, and waste taxpayers’ money on a massive scale. Sometimes government abuses its own and the public at the same time. Witness the recent smackdown on free speech at the California capitol. On February 21, the state Senate held a…
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AG Snoop Surge Is Bad News for Non-Profits


Monday January 4th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:26am PST   •   0 Comments

We have been following the story of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, which came in ten years late, a full $5 billion over budget, and with serious safety concerns. During hearings in Sacramento whistleblowers called for a “criminal investigation,” but California Attorney General Kamala Harris failed to follow up….
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Federal War on the Press, Continued


Wednesday October 23rd, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:29am PDT   •   2 Comments

The current executive branch of the federal government claims to be the most transparent in history but actually shows unprecedented hostility toward the news-gathering process. That is not a Tea Party press release but an ongoing story that emerged in some detail in a recent CSPAN session headed by Leonard Downie Jr., former executive…
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