The practitioners of Freedom of Speech and of the Press criticize other people exercising their Freedom of Speech

From Donald Douglas: Los Angeles Times Pushes ‘Extremist’ Moral Equivalence Attack on Pamela Geller in #Garland Jihad Shooting A particularly odious comparison at today’s Los Angeles Times front-page, claiming moral equivalence between Pamela Geller and the Islamic jihadists who attempted a Charlie Hebdo attack in Texas. I tweeted the photo of the piece this morning, …

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#JeSuisCharlie : Don’t think that the #CharlieHebdo attacks suddenly made the French support freedom of speech

Stolen, in it’s entirety, from Donald Douglas: In Wake of #CharlieHebdo March, France Cracks Down on Hate Speech. Wait. What? It was a nice march, but pessimists sure didn’t have to wait long to be proved correct. At the BBC, “Paris attacks: Dieudonne held as France tackles hate speech,” and the Guardian, “Dieudonné arrested over …

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The Danes Will Discuss It, Why Not Obama

Nicolai Sennels: “Cultural psychology: How Islam managed to stay medieval for 1,400 years” JANUARY 4, 2015 , BY NICOLAI SENNELS While almost all other cultures changed from primitive and medieval to democratic and egalitarian societies, one culture has managed to keep even its most brutal and backward traditions and values for 1,400 years until today. …

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What a real #WarOnWomen looks like

From The Victory Girls: She Was Executed For Killing Her Rapist: What Reyhaneh Represents by Ericka Andersen on October 27, 2014 A 26-year-old woman was executed in Iran this weekend. Her crime? Killing the man who raped her. Self-defense means nothing in Iran, especially if you are a woman. Reyhaneh Jabbari has been on death row for …

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Where are the liberal professional media when it comes to the government trying to shut down free speech?

Hat tip to Gretchen! City subpoenas pastors’ sermons in equal rights ordinance case By Katherine Driessen | October 14, 2014 | Updated: October 14, 2014 3:46pm Houston’s embattled equal rights ordinance took another legal turn this week when it surfaced that city attorneys, in an unusual step, subpoenaed sermons given by local pastors who oppose …

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Telling half the truth, the half-truth, and nothing but half the truth

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain pointed out a rather glaring omission in the stories about the Boko Haram terrorist group which seized a couple hundred school girls in Nigeria, to be sold as slaves or into forced marriages: Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa Posted on | May 10, 2014 | 50 Comments The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag — …

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From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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Coming full circle

Way back in 207, on the old site, I wrote The selfishness of Gene Robinson: putting himself ahead of his church, noting how Vicky Gene Robinson, a homosexual Episcopal priest pushed his nomination to become the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson, who retired last year, wound up creating a real schism in the …

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But, but, but, multiculturalism!

We noted here that Brandeis University withdrew its planned honorary doctorate to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an advocate for women’s rights in Muslim societies. Now, via Donald Douglas, I found this story: Child bride forced into marriage poisons groom and three of his friends in Nigeria Imagine, for the moment, the horror, the terror that would …

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