Category Archives: Freedom of Speech and the Press

After ‘Terror Watchlist’ Disarmament, ‘Haters’ will be Next in Line

“You all are intolerant. I don’t want to coexist with this hate,” a female SJW (“social justice warrior”) at Portland State University tells members of Students for Trump…“We’re gonna make it against the law for this,” she threatens in response … Continue reading

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Why Liberal Media Hate Trump

“The power of the press in America is a primordial one. It sets the agenda of public discussion, and this sweeping political power is unrestrained by any law. It determines what people will talk and think about — an authority … Continue reading

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Cometh the censor. Sort of.

Why did Google object to the picture? Was it just mindless automated political correctness? The tone of the writing in the email—it is prissy high-school prose—suggests a recent and censorious female graduate of one of our dismalized universities. So maybe … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

Orwell was an optimist. jtl, 419 By John Whitehead How do you change the way people think? You start by changing the words they use. In totalitarian regimes – a.k.a. police states – where conformity and compliance are enforced at … Continue reading

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NRA: Gun blogs, videos, web forums threatened by new Obama regulation

…that would include blogs and web forums discussing technical details of common guns and ammunition, the type of info gun owners and ammo reloaders trade all the time…Gunsmiths, manufacturers, reloaders, and do-it-yourselfers could all find themselves muzzled under the rule … Continue reading

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Senator: Bring RICO Charges Against Climate Wrongthink

It started with tobacco, but it won’t end there. Did any of you ever dream that it would come to this? George Orwell was an optimist. — jtl, 419 by Walter Olson via Foundation for Economic Education It’s another step … Continue reading

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How To Spot And Critique Censorship Tropes In The Media’s Coverage Of Free Speech Controversies

American journalists and pundits rely upon vigorous free speech, but are not reliable supporters of it. They both instruct and reflect their fickle audience. … It’s easy to spot overt calls for censorship from the commentariat. I usually make it … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines: When Guns Become Speech

 How can a law designed to prevent guns exports pertain to the sharing of an idea? It can not. However, you can bet your last dollar that the gubment will twist it until it does. — jtl, 419 Anything Peaceful … Continue reading

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Jihadists Discover Texas is Not Paris

Look, soldiers of Allah: Texas is not, I repeat, IS NOT, France. If you expected a similar situation as the Charlie Hebdo massacre, you were sorely mistaken. Texans love guns. Texans love shooting guns. Texans do not care for jihadists. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Borders

Those backward Chinese cretins. WE would never countenance this sort of behavior here in the U.S.A. We have the First Amendment!… That’s not quite right…When you arrive from outside the country at a U.S. airport or land crossing, Department of … Continue reading

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