Currently people can lose their jobs for speaking publicly their controversial views. I can think of well known media types that have made faux paus and suffered the consequences as well as Average Joe types that have suffered similar consequences.
RIYADH (Reuters) – President George W. Bush held talks with Saudi King Abdullah on Friday to seek help in taming record oil prices and shore up Arab support for his efforts to contain Iran’s growing influence.
GENEVA (Reuters) – A special U.N. human rights investigator will visit the United States this month to probe racism, an issue that has forced its way into the race to secure the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former presidential contender John Edwards said on Friday he would not be Democratic front-runner Barack Obama’s running mate, but did not rule out taking a role in an Obama administration.
The California Supreme Court has ruled that a statutory ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional because it denies people desiring such a union equal treatment under the law.
An internal e-mail written by a Veterans Affairs Department employee suggested avoiding a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder for veterans and instead considering a diagnosis that might result in a lower disability payment.
Remember McCain’s respectful campaign? He doesn’t.
After losing three straight Congressional elections in districts that used to be solid Republican, the Grand Old Party is in chaos, fretting and worrying about its rapidly dimming prospects not only in the upcoming Presidential election but also in the House and Senate races.