April 4, 2014
Permission to republish original opeds granted.
IRS likely to delay First Amendment squelching regulations
The American people overwhelm agency with comments over its proposal to restrict 501(c)(4) political speech. Said IRS Commissioner, "It's going to take us a while to sort through all those comments, hold a public hearing, possibly repropose a draft regulation and get more public comments. This means that it is unlikely we will be able to complete this process before the end of the year."
Walden: 'Nobody controls ICANN'
House Energy Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Rep. Greg Walden is right. Who will ensure ICANN or its successor upholds the First Amendment's protections of free speech when the Internet is given away? Nobody, that's who.
McClatchy: Is whistleblower advocate for nation's spies under attack?
The Obama Administration is going after a whistleblower who nailed CIA and Pentagon officials (including then Secretary Leon Panetta) for leaking information on Seal Team Six and the bin Laden raid to Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers.