Indiana Democrats Face Fines as They Continue Walkout to Block Right to Work Bill

By: Friday January 6, 2012 5:25 pm

Most Indiana Democratic House members stayed out of session for a second day yesterday to protest a right-to-work bill Republicans want to pass. Today becomes a point of reckoning, because after the third day of missed sessions, the majority Republicans, under a law passed last year when the Democrats went out of state to protest various bills, can impose fines of up to $1,000 a day.

 

In Egypt, a Dictator Censors Politics; In the US, a Corporation Censors Football

By: Tuesday February 1, 2011 8:40 am

At a time when our government is lecturing dictators in other countries about censorship, you’d think they’d be a bit bothered by the manner in which corporations are using our own public airwaves.

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