Assange Arrest: An Attempt to Jail the First Amendment

Make no mistake about it:  The recent arrest of Julian Assange is no less than an attempt to strike down the Constitutional amendment which has been a key element in keeping this nation free for the first two hundred and fifty years of its existence.  On-Target’s Larry Sparano says if you prevent journalists from publishing information which the government wants to keep hidden from you –you will then ensure a slow but steady march away from democracy and toward totalitarianism.  Larry spells cites the reasons for his alarm in this conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Online News: Not Sustainable?

Just a few years ago, there were high hopes that going digital would prevent further shut-downs of newspapers that were losing massive amounts of revenue to online offerings.  There was also the promise that the new wave of online alternative news sites would be bolstered by digital advertising.  Such hopes are rapidly fading.  On-Target’s Larry Sparano and Kent Garrett of  WIOX Radio New York discuss why. Their comments follow a report by the Al Jazeera news network, outlining the reasons for what’s happening, and its far-reaching effects: