VIDEO Disney Outsources More Jobs To Foreign Workers Asks Existing Workers To Donate Part Of Their Wages To Support Lobbyists

February 26, 2016  Jonathan Turley There was a gut-wrenching moment in the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration this week as Leo Perrero, former Disney IT worker, broke down in tears as he recounted how the company fired him and his colleagues despite record profits so that the company could give their jobs to cheaper foreign workers. … More VIDEO Disney Outsources More Jobs To Foreign Workers Asks Existing Workers To Donate Part Of Their Wages To Support Lobbyists

‘SECRET POLICE’ PLAN CALLED ‘UNPRECEDENTED’

‘Officers could be effectively immunized from wrongdoing and able to act with impunity’   A prominent civil-rights organization is protesting a Virginia state bill that would create a “secret police” force allowing officers to be “effectively immunized from wrongdoing and able to act with impunity.” The Rutherford Institute dispatched a letter Wednesday to James LeMunyon, … More ‘SECRET POLICE’ PLAN CALLED ‘UNPRECEDENTED’

The Truth About Jim Crow

Feb 23, 2016   The Jim Crow era ended nearly 50 years ago with the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which restored African-Americans to full citizenship in the United States after a century of legalized oppression. As the era fades deeper and deeper into the past, Americans are rapidly forgetting the historical realities … More The Truth About Jim Crow

The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

February 22, 2016  By John W. Whitehead “I was astonished, bewildered. This was America, a country where, whatever its faults, people could speak, write, assemble, demonstrate without fear. It was in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights. We were a democracy… But I knew it wasn’t a dream; there was a painful lump on the … More The Age of Authoritarianism: Government of the Politicians, by the Military, for the Corporations

FCC Commissioner: Restrictions On College Campuses And Twitter Show Free Speech Slipping Away

  Feb 20, 2106 By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor   Ajit Pai In an interview with the Washington Examiner, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai expressed his worry of the waning of free speech rights in American. The suppression of dissenting speech on college campuses and Twitter he believes are prime examples. “I think th[is] poses a special … More FCC Commissioner: Restrictions On College Campuses And Twitter Show Free Speech Slipping Away

Federal Magistrate Orders Apple To Help FBI Hack Its Own Phones . . . Apple Refuses

  February 17, 2016  Jonathan Turley Apple has decided to fight an unprecedented and highly controversial order by U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym that the company has to assist the government in breaking into one of its encrypted phones. Apple says that it does not have the technology and does not want to be part … More Federal Magistrate Orders Apple To Help FBI Hack Its Own Phones . . . Apple Refuses

Controversial Missouri Communications Professor Captured In New Videotape Obstructing and Swearing At Police

  Feb 16, 2016 by Jonathan Turley We have previously discussed the controversy surrounding University of Missouri Assistant Professor of Communication Melissa Click who was caught on videotape obstructing a student journalist and calling for “muscle” to prevent him from covering a protest. She was charged with assault in that case. Now, a new videotape has … More Controversial Missouri Communications Professor Captured In New Videotape Obstructing and Swearing At Police

Sixth Circuit: Police Can Spy on Citizens’ Front Doors for 10 Weeks Without a Warrant Using Public Surveillance Cameras

February 10, 2016 Cincinnati, Ohio— In a ruling handed down in United States v. Rocky Joe Houston, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that police can spy on Americans’ front doors for ten weeks without a warrant using a camera mounted to a public utility pole. In rebutting the concern that such surveillance … More Sixth Circuit: Police Can Spy on Citizens’ Front Doors for 10 Weeks Without a Warrant Using Public Surveillance Cameras

Qualified Immunity & ‘Good Faith,’ VA Police Justify ‘Welfare Check’ 2-Hour, SWAT-Style Raid, Flash Grenade, Arrest & Detention

February 12, 2016 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute are rebutting attempts by Virginia police and other government officials to dismiss a lawsuit against them after a request to carry out a “welfare check” on a 58-year-old man resulted in a two-hour, SWAT team-style raid on the man’s truck, a wrongful arrest, and … More Qualified Immunity & ‘Good Faith,’ VA Police Justify ‘Welfare Check’ 2-Hour, SWAT-Style Raid, Flash Grenade, Arrest & Detention