Tag Archives: Free Speech

So, I Can’t Do WHAT?


The Washington Post has an article on Senate Bill 720. Dumb doesn’t cover it. From the Congressional website, part of the summary. The bill prohibits U.S. persons engaged in interstate or foreign commerce from: requesting the imposition of any boycott … Continue reading

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Why the Schmalfeldt and Kimberlin Issues are First Amendment Conflicts


Too long? Won’t read? Scan down to the blue paragraph. The Brett Kimberlin and Bill Schmalfeldt situations are basically First Amendment issues. I believe that they are both public individuals with thin skins, and a warped idea of what others … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had Written This


And also the words before and after… Those on the left tend to point to the Supreme Court case Chaplinsky Vs. New Hampshire as the example of how hate speech is limited due to the court’s interpretation of “fighting words”. This view … Continue reading

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You don’t get to. Next question.


HuffPo: Free Speech or Hate Speech? Where do we draw the line? The article linked above was written by a Berkeley student and describes the tension at UC Berkeley over Milo Yiannopolous and Ann Coulter being invited to speak. From … Continue reading

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Berkeley Antifa Leader Charged


Hot Air: Tuesday, police arrested Yvette Felarca, a Berkeley middle-school teacher who is one of the leaders of the Antifa group By Any Means Necessary. Felarca is charged with inciting a riot last June in Sacramento, CA. From Berkeleyside: Felarca was captured on … Continue reading

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We Have Discovered The Cause of Left-Wing Rage


Damaged neurons. Bear with me. Freedom of speech should rarely be limited. Calls to violence…speech which puts other at risk of harm (fire in crowded theater) and such are obvious examples in which we cannot tolerate some speech. But the … Continue reading

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More Shutuppery


These guys win, and there will no longer be an internet. Or newspapers or freedom of the press… I’ve said this about Brett Kimberlin, who at one point convinced an addled judge to block Aaron Walker from writing about Kimberlin. … Continue reading

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