When it’s more than a meme.

Towards the end of 2017, a new meme started popping up around Twitter and Tumblr with the premise of users directly interacting with the government agents surveilling them. And I'll admit, at the time I found them pretty funny. It seemed to be the nihilist, "everything sucks so we might as well make a joke... Continue Reading →

Those Goddamn Blasphemy Laws

On October 26, The Republic of Ireland voted to remove an arcane law in the Constitution outlawing blasphemy. Specifically, they removed a section of Article 40.6.1, which ironically guarantees "the right of the citizens to express freely their convictions and opinions," and then a few sentences later states, "The publication or utterance of blasphemous, seditious, or... Continue Reading →

@TheLonelyPamphleteer

The question of whether journalists should have to give up their sources is less about actual journalists than it is a question of whose rights are valued more - the right to the freedom of the press, or the right of the judicial system to function at maximum strength. The Supreme Court ruled in 1972... Continue Reading →

What’s in a Tweet?

On October 15, Judge James Otero dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit and ordered her to pay for his legal fees. This lawsuit came about after Daniels claimed in an interview with Anderson that a man approached her and her infant daughter in a parking lot and threatened them both unless they left Trump alone. Trump... Continue Reading →

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