“When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.” Lewis Carol Through the Looking Glass All animals are equal but some are more equal than others George Orwell Animal Farm One of the most difficult things about … Continue reading The 1st Amendment (Woke Liberal Translation)
Abortion's legal. So is declining to put it on the public dime. That's been the uneasy truce for many years between abortion providers (and promoters) and American taxpayers. Uneasy, and shaky: even since 1976 with the Hyde Amendment, children conceived through violence have always been at risk of abortion at public expense. This week, the U.S. … Continue reading Funding abortion: who’s pro-choice?
I'm looking at this story and I can't quite get my head around it. Was scheduled to speak 2day at 'last bastion of free speech' @OxfordUnion but after committee voted to have me the president vetoed & banned— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) February 9, 2015 The Oxford Union, incidentally says this on its website on their … Continue reading Hey Oxford Union Is this What The Few Died for?
...working for the Palestinian Government I used to run a blog in Arabic called “Nour Alakl” and ran a satirical Facebook page under the pseudonym “Allah.” But in October 2010, Palestinian security forces stormed into an Internet cafe and arrested me. This blogger has learned many things from this experience Until then, I had been … Continue reading #UNEXPECTEDLY Atheist beaten by religious fanatics…
Henry Hill: For a guy who moved all day long Paulie didn't talk to people. With union problems or a beef in the numbers only the top guys spoke with Paulie about the problem. Everything was one-on-one. Paulie hated conferences. He didn't want anyone hearing what he said or anyone listening to what he was … Continue reading The End of Private Speech
by baldilocks Two recent “public outrage” issues in this year’s news have demonstrated that many people—even conservatives—have the notion that no one may abridge “free speech.” The Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson-A&E controversy The Donald Sterling-NBA Controversy The only law related to free speech is in the U.S. Constitution, specifically, Article I of the Bill of … Continue reading Who’s Abridging What (Updated)
The moving Hating Breitbart has been re-released as a PG-13 movie, thereby dropping its R rating from when it was released last year (so, it has been slightly edited as the only reason for the R rating last year was a small amount of foul language). I saw it last year when it was released … Continue reading Missing Breitbart