Tag Archives: First Amendment

Will the US Government go Ex Post Facto on WikiLeaks?

Julian Assange has become one of the US Federal Government’s most wanted men. With the release of US Diplomatic Cables on his media site, WikiLeaks, and the subsequent worldwide news coverage of the story politicians from across the spectrum have already tried and convicted him of heinous, yet unnamed crimes. Former Alaska Governor turned all […]

Corporations are people too

That’s what the Supreme Court of the United States decided today in a split decision, 5-4.¹ It’s best to consider this decision with some historical background. In 1907, President Teddy Roosevelt called on Congress to restrict corporations, railroads and banks from using their own money in federal election campaigns. The Tillman Act was enacted and […]