Record-breaking $358K raised for ‘Sweet Cakes’ Bakery for Christians who refused to make lesbian wedding cake

Barbara Boland The Washington Examiner 7/15/2015

The Christian owners of the Oregon “Sweet Cakes by Melissa” bakery had until this past Monday to pay a financially-crushing $135,000 fine for their refusal to bake a cake for a lesbian wedding — but a crowdfunding campaign set up for them has raised $358,500.

Aaron and Melissa Klein, the […]

Dem Senator Calls on DOJ to Start Suing Global Warming Deniers

Jim Hoft The Gateway Pundit 6/26/2015

Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called on the Department of Justice to start suing global warming deniers.

Whitehouse made the remarks during a discussion with the League of Conservation Voters event this week…

…“A lot of people haven’t seen through the scam that’s being perpetrated,” Whitehouse said. “So that’s one […]

DOJ Seeks Identities of Libertarian News Site's Anonymous Commenters

Fox and Friends FoxNews.com 6/11/2015

…Judge Andrew Napolitano, first disclosing that Reason.com carries his opinion pieces, criticized this move by the Justice Department. He said in cases like this, the presumption is always that “all speech is protected.”

But he said a just-issued Supreme Court ruling laid out the following three standards that the government […]

Building the New Dark-Age Mind

America’s descent into the Dark Ages will not end well. It never has in the past.

Victor Davis Hanson Works and Days PJ Media 6/8/2015

History is not static and it does not progress linearly.  There was more free speech and unimpeded expression in 5th-century Athens than in Western Europe between 1934-45, or in Eastern […]

Federal regs II: State Dept’s new regs would transform the Internet beyond recognition

J.E. Dyer Liberty Unyielding 6/8/2015

Rusty Weiss called to our attention this morning an update to “arms trafficking” regulations posted to the Federal Register last week by the State Department.  The National Rifle Association has sounded the alarm, having recognized quickly how these new regs would effectively shut down the exchange of information among gun […]

RI Senator: Use RICO Laws to Prosecute Global Warming Skeptics

Mark Hemingway The Weekly Standard 6/2/2015

Writing in the Washington Post, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democratic Senator from Rhode Island, offered a curious suggestion for dealing with global warming skeptics…

…Top men like Sheldon Whitehouse can make sure we don’t hear anything that we don’t need to hear about scientific research and legally punish anyone who publicly […]