Tag Archives: freedom of the press

The Fruit of College Indoctrination

A recent Brookings Institution poll found that nearly half of college students believe that hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment. That’s nonsense; it is… Much of the off-campus incivility we see today is the fruit of what … 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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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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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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“Brian Williams: Member Of Media Circle Jerk”

“Brian Williams: Member Of Media Circle Jerk” is the current column, now on WND (where it’s titled differently). An excerpt: … Not for nothing have his colleagues, left and right, formed a protective barricade around Williams. With few exceptions, the … Continue reading

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What Freedom of Speech?

The French government has prohibited speech it considers to be hateful and even made it criminal. When the predecessor magazine to Charlie Hebdo once mocked the death of Charles de Gaulle, the French government shut it down — permanently. Government … Continue reading

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Je Suis Critical: An Individualist Libertarian’s Take on the France Shootings

  The front page of every newspaper exclaimed that this was an attack on “liberte”… or liberty.  Very similar to how the 9/11 attacks were pushed as being done because “they hate us for our freedom”…The main question is, “What … Continue reading

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A friend says: “I am not Charlie Hebdo” (part I)

The topic of government hypocrisy is likely to be boring and “ho hum” to radical libertarians (aka Anarcho-Capitalists). But, that does not make spreading the word any less important–there are still a lot of zombies out there that believe government is the … Continue reading

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It’s Only Censorship When They Do It

It is true that terrorists hate freedom of speech. But in that they differ little from western countries. They only employ different methods. Government hypocrisy? Naaaw, tell me it ain’t so! — jtl, 419 by Erick Vasconcelos  from Center for a … Continue reading

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