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Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Honored With Memorial

Nearly a month after a hurricane postponed the dedication of a national memorial honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.,  U.S. President Barack Obama leads the ceremony Sunday, Oct. 16. King was the leading voice of the nation’s modern

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#OccupyWallStreet Spawns #OccupyDC

The anti-capitalist protests that began near Wall Street in New York are spreading to other cities.  Unlike the Tea Party movement, which blames big government for America’s economic problems, the so-called Occupy movement holds big business responsible.  Our reporter went

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Shocking Video: Americans Arrested Violently at the Jefferson Memorial — for Dancing

So now the Jefferson Memorial is a “protected area” per the Patriot Act? Watch what happened on May 29, 2011 at the Jefferson Memorial in DC. CodePinker Medea Benjamin and others were arrested for “dancing,” and others were body slammed

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How To Get Elected Officials To Actually Hear Our Worries About Censorship: Speak Up!

Source: techdirt EFF‘s Cindy Cohn asked Lofgren a simple question towards the end of Lofgren’s talk, questioning what we in Silicon Valley could actually do so that folks in Washington DC actually understand these issues. Lofgren, at first, seemed unsure

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Feb 22, 1732: George Washington is Born

On this day in 1732, George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the second son from the second marriage of a colonial plantation owner. An initially loyal British subject, Washington eventually led the Continental Army in the American Revolution

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Feb 4, 1789: First US President Elected

George Washington, the commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, is unanimously elected the first president of the United States by all 69 presidential electors who cast their votes. John Adams of Massachusetts, who received 34 votes, was

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National Coalition Against Censorship: Monthly Update – January 2011

  Monthly Update January 2011 Action, Advocacy, Education… In support of free expression.     Dawn Of A New Decade January, 2011, finds the National Coalition Against Censorship in new offices. We’ve relocated to 19 Fulton Street, Suite 407, NY,

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Customs Boss Defends Internet Censorship; Says More Is On The Way

Source: techdirt – By Mike Masnick Over at the State of the Net conference in Washington DC today, John Morton, the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at Homeland Security felt it was time to defend ICE’s seizure of

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Jan 8, 1790: President George Washington Delivers First State of the Union

On this day in 1790, President George Washington delivers the first State of the Union address to the assembled Congress in New York City. Washington began by congratulating you on the present favourable prospects of our public affairs, most notable

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