Is this the America you believe in?

I made a quip about jackboots and the Nazi salute just a few days ago:

Presidential Slogans: 2008, the year of the fully marketed president

and now we have jackbooted cops with riot gear arresting journalists at the RNC.

Amy Goodman spoke here in Dayton a year or so ago- this isn’t a woman who should scare any police officer.

Reporting by independent journalists is vital to a functioning democracy. Americans must have access to diverse sources of information to hold their leaders accountable. Journalists must be free to do their jobs without intimidation.

Please Take Action by Signing this Letter

Don’t wait. We need a free press now more than ever. Tell your friends and take action now!

Thank you,

Josh Silver
Executive Director
Free Press

Did I miss something? Were there cops with pepper spray and riot gear at the DNC? Are the Republicans who put “Country First” instead of citizens first that fearful of those they govern?

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