Tag Archives: Protests

First They Came for The Hipsters…


I can understand that the changing face of a neighborhood can leave some people frustrated — even abandoned.A lot seems to depend on your own actual financial investment. If my neighborhood were to become more upscale, the house I own … Continue reading

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One Thing Worse Than Emotionally Scarred, Activist Teenagers


Peter Wood at Minding the Campus: Colleges and universities, to say nothing of numerous editorial boards, are saying, in effect, ‘Yes, it is. Walking out of class is excellent testimony on behalf of a good cause.’ But they are wrong. … Continue reading

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Tell Truth, Get Fired


The University of Pennsylvania has not yet fired Amy Wax. They will, somehow, remove her from her job. (Graphic is the link.) What I can tell you is that she is in very hot water today with vociferous students on … Continue reading

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Brits Want to Keep Out Radical Religious Clerics


No, not that kind. One News Now: Using the “hate” label, members of the British parliament, along with more than 6,100 people, signed an online petition to ban evangelist Franklin Graham from entering the United Kingdom before his slated visit … Continue reading

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Point, Counter-Point With a Liberal


  This guy made sense for a while… Link With progressives disinviting not only conservative speakers but even centrist or left of center freethinkers—and others shouting down anyone they disagree with rather than engaging in thoughtful dialogue—conservatives have been vocal … Continue reading

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Ben Shapiro Lectures California Lawmakers on “Hate Speech”


He tells them the “heckler’s veto” must be stopped. Good for him. The Blaze: “And I’d like to make a point here about UC Berkeley,” Shapiro said. “The reason it cost $600,000 to bring me to UC Berkeley was not … Continue reading

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Art Censored After Threats by Animal Rights Activists


Link to Fast Company: New York’s Guggenheim Museum said it will not include three works in an upcoming exhibition after they sparked the ire of animal rights groups. The exhibition, “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World,” included three works … Continue reading

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I’m Not the Only One Who Figures This is a Blacklist


The David Horowitz Freedom Center sent this out today: The Left is trying to put the Freedom Center on a blacklist of “hate groups” and run it out of business. The leftists masterminding the blacklist get results by convincing sites … Continue reading

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Antifa is Not Hate Hate


So don’t expect the Southern Poverty Law Center to add them to the Hate Group List. h/t Legal Insurrection, link to Washington Examiner. He [Richard Cohen, head of SLPC] said, however, the SPLC won’t label antifa a “hate group” because … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Reconsider What Things I Will Approve Other People Saying


According to a Lawyer, Andrew W. Blackwell. It’s time to reconsider protection for hate speech (More at the link) America’s legal system would not break new ground if it began to impose common sense restrictions on hate speech. In other democracies … Continue reading

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