To all of our military families scattered across the globe this Christmas, thank you for serving far away so millions of American families can be at home today in freedom and safety. Your sacrifice and commitment allow children in my state and across our nation to wake up with peace. Thank you.
In this week's Weekly Republican Address, issued by Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., on Christmas morning, the conservative senator-elect reminded viewers of one thing they need to be thankful for this Christmas: their religious freedo...
The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great freedom because those ancestral diets likely differed substantially over time and space, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University. Their […]
I hope wherever you are or whatever you celebrate or whoever you are with you are having the most merry and bright day. Thanks for reading and sharing your thoughts on everything from the major to the minuscule with me here. May your day be free from any want and filled with only joy. Show More Summary
The fact that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's The Interview is coming out has been seen as a big win for First Amendment rights.Rather than backing down and letting fear and threats stop our freedom of expression, the crude comedy will be coming to theaters tomorrow and is already available for rental and purchase online. Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that there was a Nativity Scene in Brookville, Indiana that had been up for over 50 years, despite warning letters (over the course of several years) from the Freedom From Religion Foundation to take...Show More Summary
Ava DuVernay’s Selma, a retelling of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic 1965 Freedom Marches from Selma to Montgomery, opens in limited release this Christmas. (The movie will get a wide release on Jan. 9.) Already, the film hasShow More Summary
The Interview is being released VOD just in time for Christmas, and the chairman of the Republican Party is encouraging people to go out and see it.
Yesterday, I posted about the Nativity scene in front of the Bulloch County Courthouse in Statesboro, Georgia. The Freedom From Religion Foundation had successfully put up a non-religious banner next to it a few days ago: It didn't take long for that banner to be torn down:
The startup Stripe says it will be processing payments on Sony's official website for streaming "The Interview" in the name of online freedom. "We're happy to be involved because we think it's important that the internet remains an impartial platform," Stripe cofounder Patrick Collison wrote on the company's blog this morning. Show More Summary
In addition to showing The Interview at a few hundred theaters, Sony is also reportedly planning on releasing the controversial movie on YouTube. The people have spoken! Freedom has prevailed! Sony didn’t give up! The Interview will be shown at theaters willing to play it on Xmas day! — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) December 23, 2014 The deal […]
Court says that the animal was wrongfully deprived of its freedom. In an apparent victory for animal rights activists, an Argentine court has declared that Sandra, a 28-year-old orangutan living in the Buenos Aires zoo, is a non-person but that "it is necessary to recognize that the animal is subject to rights, and should be protected." Read Full Story
After its quick and sudden death by Sony, The Interview has been given new life. With the support of President Barack Obama, ALL of Hollywood, and most of the American people, the James Franco and Seth Rogen film has gotten the green-light to be released once again. Free speech for the WIN! [ Related: President Obama Is Super [...]
SHOCKER: Emails Show UVA Coordinator Hoped To Put ‘Positive People’ In Touch With Rolling Stone Reporter. “The emails, obtained by The Daily Caller through a Freedom of Information request, show UVA campus sexual assault awareness project...Show More Summary
Outraged when his first-grader came home from school talking about a ‘holiday tree,’ Texas lawmaker Dwayne Bohac vowed to bring back ‘Christmas freedom.’ And he’s succeeding.
This new unaged whiskey (a moonshine as they call it) — available in a straight version and four (heavily watered down) flavors — is distilled in Indiana from 95% rye and 5% malted barley and flavored and bottled in Tennessee. What, … Continue reading ? The post Review: Freedom Moonshine appeared first on Drinkhacker.com - The Essential Blog for the Discriminating Drinker.
All the leaders and politicians who have ever cracked down on free speech have had highfalutin reasons to do so: “freedom of speech requires responsibility” or certain expressions can have “serious repercussions”; which is precisely what many Leftists/progressives today argue.
The US proposal to relax restrictions on Cuba has been controversial. Some believe that exchanges with Cuba will get the Castro regime to open up its society and bring freedom to the island. Others believe that notion is nonsense. The issue has divided Cuban Americans, largely along generatioinal lines, with younger people supporting the move and older [...]
Last week, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and its Chicago chapter put up 11 billboards throughout the city. One of them, featuring local musician Alan Wagner, read "I put my faith in science." Apparently, that was so offensive to the people who own the space the billboard is on, that it's been moved to a new location:
Click here for a larger, more readable interactive map. Reporters Without Borders has posted its annual look at the state of press freedom around the world. As always, there are problems galore. As RWB points out, press freedom is non-existent...Show More Summary