IN search of the truth, journalists are jailed and killed

28 09 2005

journalists are jailed and killedTwo major stories that hit the freedom of speech and information in the heart. One is the jailing of award winning journalist Judith Miller of the New York Times for failing to disclose here sources, and the other the jailing of Al-Jazeera investigative journalist Taiseer Allouni for 7 years by Spain. Read the rest of this entry »


They got us in a mess and walked away

27 09 2005

Saddam Ends Hunger Strike as Trial Nears Its EndI am one of those former veterans who supported the US objective of getting rid of Saddam Hussein, though I was not too comfortable and was not convinced with the arguments put forward.
Every one in the Middle East knew about Saddam and his crimes against his people and against all of his neighbors. Read the rest of this entry »


One more right down the drain of liberty

9 07 2005

President George W. Bush signs the Patriot Act, Anti-Terrorism Legislation.The US Senate, that great bastion of power, where lobbyist roam the great halls of the people and dictates the laws of this country, met in secrete session and voted on the new provisions of the Patriot Act. Read the rest of this entry »


A day to remember all those braves who died for this country

30 05 2005

A day to remember all those braves who died for this countryToday we all stand honoring all those of our friends and fellow citizens who gave their lives to defend freedom and democracy. It is a day we honor the millions of those who died to save the country and freedom around the world. Read the rest of this entry »


Why Jefferson Corner on campus

19 04 2005

I am sure all of you now are experiencing what we have experienced some years ago. The issues may be different now, but the needs for free speech on campus was and remains a big issue for every one. Read the rest of this entry »


An Open Forum with No Censorship

3 04 2005

Free Speech ZoneThe constitutional right of Free Speech granted and embedded in the Constitution of the United States is now and for sometimes have been under assault. The Government, though more powerful that ever, and now driven by “national security” remains for the most part faithful to the Constitutions of the United States and of course under the watchful eyes of many organizations committed to the preservation and protection of our constitutional rights, making sure our government operates within the constitutional parameters and frameworks set forth by our founding fathers. Read the rest of this entry »


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