Posts Tagged ‘first amendment’

Is the mosque too controversial for Ground Zero?

The First Amendment: NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Ground Zero Mosque



When NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg began defending the Ground Zero mosque, he may not have told us everything he was doing behind the scenes. Spin and Cover Up vs. Truth and Transparency? Read the NY Post opinion below. What do you think? You decide.

Ground Zero Mosque Protest

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NY Post, Mike’s Mosque Myopia

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Imus Puts His Reputation In Crisis, Again!



According to the Associated Press, Don Imus said Tuesday morning on his radio show that he was trying to “make a sarcastic point” with his latest on-air remarks about race, but that they had been misunderstood. Imus resurrected his radio career six months ago with a pledge to mend the wounds caused by a racist and sexist comment he made about a women’s basketball team.

On Tuesday he said he was following the spirit of that promise by calling attention to the unfair treatment of blacks – in this case the arrests of suspended Dallas Cowboys cornerback Adam Jones.

“What people should be outraged about is that they arrest blacks for no reason,” Imus said Tuesday. “I mean, there’s no reason to arrest this kid six times. Maybe he did something once, but everyone does something once.”

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