Category Archives: first amendment

A Night at the Garden

Trump demonstrates how to deal with a protester at a rally: Click here to see the video: https://twitter.com/johnpavlovitz/status/1204566486163087360?s=20   Then take a look at this video from 1939: A Night at the Garden (an American Nazi gathering).  Note the similar … Continue reading

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Bravo East Hampton Star!

Reprinted verbatim from: https://www.easthamptonstar.com/20191010/shrinking-congressman This is gutsy. And overdue. Shrinking Congressman By Star Staff October 10, 2019 Here we go again. Representative Lee Zeldin is out front in his support of President Trump, dismissing as phony a serious impeachment inquiry … Continue reading

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Trump’s Use of ‘Nationalist’

LTE in the New York Times from my neighbor (!) A reader says the president is “rolling out the dog whistles.”  Oct. 25, 2018   CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times To the Editor: “‘You Know What I Am? I’m a … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s ‘Kick Out’ Rally

After all, Zeldin’s rally wasn’t a ‘Kick Off’ but in stead, a ‘Kick Out’ rally.  Who better to comment as Karl Grossman, in the Riverhead Local: https://riverheadlocal.com/2018/07/29/assault-on-the-press-hits-close-to-home/      Karl Grossman Karl is a veteran investigative reporter and columnist, the winner … Continue reading

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Press Ejected at Zeldin Kickoff Event!

Editorial – Getting Ejected At Zeldin Kick-Off  from Smithtown Matters I am at a loss for words. Last night I was ejected from the Lee Zeldin kick-off rally, which I WAS INVITED TO, without cause. Yes, I was invited to attend … Continue reading

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Remembering Julie Hilden

A nice tribute to a First Amendment warrior MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018 by Michael Dorf Julie Hilden — lawyer, author, and editor — passed away on Saturday. She was my friend for over 30 years. Julie combined a fierce intelligence … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Friend Steve Bannon

You Are the Company You Keep!  “Personal branding is the name of the game these days, and in our age of radical transparency it is informed not just by how you present yourself but also by the people you associate … Continue reading

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