Archive by month: August 2014

Noelani Kamelamela, our candidate for the 27th Middlesex State Representative district, is looking for your help: Massachusetts citizens, do you have a fever and the only cure is net neutrality? Free Press needs 30 second to 60 second video clips of people telling the FCC and DOJ to protect the open Internet and stop the proposed Comcast merger. These clips will be used during outreach events happening in mid-September in D.C. If you can help, please email your videos (or links ...
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Amid last year's Snowden revelations, I sent the NSA a FOIA request for my home phone call detail records. At the time, I was a Verizon customer, I had seen the National Security Letter compelling Verizon to produce all call detail records (CDRs) where one or both parties were located in the United States, and I wanted to see what my collection of CDRs looked like. The NSA denied my FOIA request, and I filed an appeal in January 2014. The Appeal Letter Here is what my appeal letter...
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Last Tuesday, we had two media interviews. In the morning, First Officer Lucia Fiero appeared on Touch 106.1 FM. In the afternoon, 27th Middlesex State Representative candidate Noelani Kamelemela and Captain James O’Keefe appeared on the BNNTV’s The Real Talk Show. We do not yet have audio of Lucia's appearance, unfortunately. The video from Noelani and James' interview is embedded below. Many thanks to Charles Clemons, general manager of TOUCH 106.1 FM, and Lolita Kelsey, the produce...
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We will be tabling at the 25th Freedom Rally on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th. It will be on Boston Common and both days are currently scheduled from noon to 8pm. This is our fifth year at Freedom Rally and fourth year tabling at it. We hope you will help us make it a success. Please fill out the form below if you want to help out. You don't have to table all day. An hour or two is great, though we would never turn you away if you want to help longer. Thanks! ...
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In response to "Mass. Gun Law Seen As Solid Compromise" from WAMC This law is a complete sell-out and GOAL should be ashamed of themselves. It's axiomatic that since the 2nd Amendment protects a fundamental right, then absent a serious, statutory disqualifier, you are entitled to an unimpeded equal right to as much firearms access as any other non-criminal (adjudicated mental defectives excluded); and at minimum, modern handguns and rifles at your home. But this new law makes random p...
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On July 12th, Noelani Kamelamela, our State Representative candidate for the 27th Middlesex seat, had the pleasure of moderating a net neutrality panel produced by No Justice, Just Us at SCATV's studio in Union Square. In attendance were Charles Clemons, general manager of TOUCH 106.1 FM, and Lolita Kelsey, the producer and host of the Real Talk Show on BNN TV. Also in the studio were several interested citizens who asked us interesting questions. The video clocks in at 43:37. It is embedded bel...
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The Summer, and what a short one it has been, is nearly over. We had a great time marching in this year's Boston LBGTQ Pride Parade with sixteen people joining us including Lucia, Steve, Kit, Kate, Melanie, John, Jason, James and our two State Representative candidates Noelani and Joe. Three people jump aboard as we marched, and we happy to have them with us. Also in July, Noelani moderated a discussion about net neutrality with Charles Clemons, general manager of TOUCH 106.1 FM, and Lolit...
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