HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Newsweek Cover-- WTF? » Reply #78

Reply #78

In the discussion thread: Newsweek Cover-- WTF? [View all]

Response to Khan (Reply #77)

Tue Aug 21, 2012, 09:25 PM

78. No! The DOJ has no authority to do anything like that.

The Supreme Court is charged with interpreting the Constitution, and it has repeatedly held that the First Amendment protects political speech of this sort. If the DOJ tried to get Newsweek to pull the article it would have its ass handed to it in court - as it should.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 89 replies Author Time Post
Spaldeen Aug 2012 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #1
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #7
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #11
Blue_Tires Aug 2012 #73
Dawson Leery Aug 2012 #2
hay rick Aug 2012 #10
flamingdem Aug 2012 #12
russspeakeasy Aug 2012 #14
flamingdem Aug 2012 #3
JaneyVee Aug 2012 #4
wilt the stilt Aug 2012 #5
flamingdem Aug 2012 #8
Tom Ripley Aug 2012 #9
Tom Ripley Aug 2012 #6
Dkc05 Aug 2012 #13
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #15
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #16
Dkc05 Aug 2012 #17
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #18
Khan Aug 2012 #77
LineLineLineLineLineLineNew Reply No! The DOJ has no authority to do anything like that.
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #78
Warren DeMontague Aug 2012 #79
jberryhill Aug 2012 #33
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #38
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #42
jberryhill Aug 2012 #43
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #44
jberryhill Aug 2012 #46
Tunkamerica Aug 2012 #55
jberryhill Aug 2012 #59
Tunkamerica Aug 2012 #80
Skip Intro Aug 2012 #19
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #20
LuckyTheDog Aug 2012 #21
Dkc05 Aug 2012 #70
2ndAmForComputers Aug 2012 #22
jberryhill Aug 2012 #47
NYC Liberal Aug 2012 #52
flamingdem Aug 2012 #64
Gidney N Cloyd Aug 2012 #25
jberryhill Aug 2012 #31
Posteritatis Aug 2012 #35
Yo_Mama Aug 2012 #49
woo me with science Aug 2012 #81
Dkc05 Aug 2012 #82
LeftishBrit Aug 2012 #86
JaneyVee Aug 2012 #23
spanone Aug 2012 #24
Kalidurga Aug 2012 #28
Major Nikon Aug 2012 #32
still_one Aug 2012 #26
BOG PERSON Aug 2012 #27
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #36
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2012 #39
tkmorris Aug 2012 #48
progree Aug 2012 #50
jberryhill Aug 2012 #60
MadrasT Aug 2012 #72
LeftishBrit Aug 2012 #88
jberryhill Aug 2012 #29
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #34
jberryhill Aug 2012 #37
Spaldeen Aug 2012 #40
jberryhill Aug 2012 #41
KT2000 Aug 2012 #30
progree Aug 2012 #45
Heather MC Aug 2012 #56
Amonester Aug 2012 #51
lpbk2713 Aug 2012 #53
CanonRay Aug 2012 #54
Laura PourMeADrink Aug 2012 #57
demosincebirth Aug 2012 #63
renate Aug 2012 #67
Laura PourMeADrink Aug 2012 #58
jillan Aug 2012 #61
YvonneCa Aug 2012 #62
flamingdem Aug 2012 #65
DFW Aug 2012 #66
Cha Aug 2012 #68
craigmatic Aug 2012 #69
Catherine Vincent Aug 2012 #71
Usuk Aug 2012 #74
treestar Aug 2012 #75
Khan Aug 2012 #76
George_M Aug 2012 #83
Ruby the Liberal Aug 2012 #84
hlthe2b Aug 2012 #85
LeftishBrit Aug 2012 #89
LeftishBrit Aug 2012 #87
Please login to view edit histories.