Tag Archives: First Amendment

The First Amendment, the Cato Institute and the Koch Bros

The Cato Institute, founded by the Koch Bros, just issued a report “on the state of free speech in the United States.” Actually, since the report was produced by Cato, I should wrap it in “”. Sort of like, “report.” … Continue reading

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Trump voter with MAGA cap goes into W Village bar…

And you think you know how this is going to end, right? I’ve gotten away from reporting on lawsuits, because, well, other things have taken precedence. I.e., have occupied my mind like a home invasion by heavily armed NRA members. … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin defamation suit v NYT dismissed

Ooh ooh ooh, I do so love being right! Thanks to Zoe Tillman, who tweeted the news even before the Times posted it. And do read Judge Jed Rakoff’s paragraph below about the First Amendment and political journalism. It shines … Continue reading

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