In the very first week of class, he got a letter of reprimand and was placed on administrative leave for insisting on his right to display foreign flags in his classroom. And even though the school quickly reinstated him, he has decided not to return.
McCarthyism Watch is Progressive Editor Matthew Rothschild's running tally of civil liberties infringements. <a href="http://new.progressive.org/mag_mccarthy">"The New McCarthyism"</a> ran as the cover story of The Progressive in January 2002 and Rothschild's book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1595581642?ie=UTF8&tag=theprogress0b-20... Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression</a> was published in 2007.
On June 23, Federal Judge Paul A. Crotty told the government to stop stalling on the latest visa application of Tariq Ramadan. The European Muslim scholar had his visa revoked on July 28, 2004, one week before he was to come to the United States to take a tenured position at Notre Dame.
They allegedly conspired to keep several women who were critical of Santorum away from his "It Takes a Family" book signing and discussion.
“If the United States wants to restore its credibility as a democracy in the eyes of the world, it should be inviting journalists in, not kicking them out,” said ACLU Executive Director Anthony D. Romero.
"I saw smoke coming out of my van, and I screamed for my husband.” When the firemen came, one
"pointed to our garage, and they had spray-painted across the front of our house, ‘Killers go home.’ ”
Mohamad Pharoan is a waiter at the Hyatt in Baltimore. He’d worked there seven years when, on December 5, 2003, President Bush came to the hotel for a reelection fundraiser. Pharoan was supposed to be serving tables at the banquet, but he wasn’t allowed to. Because his name is Mohamad.
Molly Shoul has appeared in several talent shows at Park Springs Elementary School over the years.
And she was planning on participating again--until the principal put the kibosh on "Dear Mr. President."