No surprise: Former DNC-Head Howard Dean trashes First Amendment

Joe Newly [Editor’s note: The First Amendment was not intended to protect popular speech, which requires no protection, but unpopular–even offensive–speech. That Howard Dean, the former head of the DNC, whom I once admired, should make such an absurd declaration in violation of the rights granted by the Constitution tells me that the Democratic Party in its current incarnation does not represent the public interest. While I voted twice for Bill and twice more for Barack, anyone who votes Democrat today will be trashing the precious heritage of our Bill…

Assange Case: Sweden, Britain, and Interpol Insult Rape Victims Worldwide

J’Accuse: Sweden, Britain, and Interpol Insult Rape Victims Worldwide by Naomi Wolf     Dec. 13, 2010 How do I know that Interpol, Britain and Sweden’s treatment of Julian Assange is a form of theater? Because I know what happens in rape accusations against men that don’t involve the embarrassing of powerful governments. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in solitary confinement in Wandsworth prison in advance of questioning on state charges of sexual molestation. Lots of people have opinions about the charges. But I increasingly believe that only those of…