Archive for July, 2014

July 27, 2014

Lawmaker to Push Bill Requiring Right-Wing Propaganda Film Be Shown in Schools

by Ben Hoffman

A Florida state senator plans to introduce a bill that would make Dinesh D’Souza’s docudrama, America, required viewing for most teenagers in the state, The Hollywood Reporter learned on Friday.

Republican Alan Hays said he’ll introduce in November his one-page bill that simply states that students in the 1,700 Florida public high schools and middle schools are to be shown the film unless their parents object.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lawmaker-push-bill-requiring-dinesh-721053

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July 22, 2014

Rand Paul Calls For Jailing People Who Attend ‘Radical Political Speeches’

by Ben Hoffman

“If someone is attending speeches from someone who is promoting the violent overthrow of our government, that’s really an offense that we should be going after — they should be deported or put in prison.”
~ Rand Paul

http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/05/31/232182/rand-paul-criminalize-speech/

July 16, 2014

Couple Arrested for Wearing Anti-Bush T-Shirts

by Ben Hoffman