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Diaries published: 5 (1947 days since last diary on Tue Feb 02, 2010 at 01:00 PM PST)

Comments posted: 1082 (1945 days since last comment on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 10:46 PM PST)

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Total Recommends: 15

Total Comment Ratings: 1819

Most Recommended Diary: First Amendment Primer -- IV with poll, 16 comments, 6 recommends

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jgtidd's Most Recent Diaries:

Here are the stories of some brave individuals, mostly underdogs, and the times in which they lived. They wanted passionately to express their views -- about corrupt government, civil rights, the ...
by jgtidd
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Feb 02, 2010 at 01:00 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Primer II establishes that by the late 1970s, the Supreme Court had established firmly that government may not ban hateful speech merely because it and the speaker (a Klan member in one case, Nazis ...
by jgtidd
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 01, 2010 at 12:27 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Expressions are divided, for First Amendment purposes, into several categories. For convenience, I'll identify the categories this way. "speech", which is given great protection. "quasi speech", ...
by jgtidd
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 07:04 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I don't think it's fair to say we know exactly what the Founders had in mind when they crafted the First Amendment. But we have their words: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment ...
by jgtidd
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Jan 30, 2010 at 11:20 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Goddamn right. Citizens United means an expansion of the First Amendment. By all means, let's restrict the First Amendment.
by jgtidd
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 02:52 PM PST with 0 Recommends

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