Thank God for the First Amendment! But don't think that we don't have to keep fighting for it

From The Wall Street Journal: Turkey Wants Formal Investigation of German Anti-Erdogan Satire Outrage has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel in difficult position By Andrea Thomas | Updated April 11, 2016 4:33 p.m. ET BERLIN—Turkey formally requested that Germany investigate a television sketch that ridiculed the Turkish president, setting up a legal and diplomatic battle …

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The #SpecialSnowflakes™ will melt in the heat of the real world

First there was the report of Emory University students being traumatized, traumatized! because someone used chalk to write graffiti in support of Donald Trump on their fair campus. Now the Trumpinistas, or perhaps just some people with senses of humor, have been doing the same on campuses across the nation: University of Michigan Students Call …

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#FreeStacy: the Perils of the Internet

It has been an absolutely brutal week at work, which is why my attention to this poor site has been so sparse. I’ve been doing more physical work than I have since I was in my thirties. At any rate, from Robert Stacey Stacy McCain: University Students Are Helpless Infants Posted on | February 24, …

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Amanda Marcotte clams up Feminism has been completely subsumed by leftism, and feminists know when they have to shut up

Salon writer Amanda Marcotte has always, always! been insistent on women’s rights, a frequent writer — and jumper-to-conclusion — concerning sexual assault, and a proponent of the so-called “slut walks,” in which women demonstrate concerning their right to wear whatever they wish or act as they please and not be looked down upon or seen …

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IN New York City, the Freedom of Speech has become the Requirement to Lie

From RedState: Bill de Blasio apes Vladimir Putin with New York City law You will be made to care. By: Neil Stevens (Diary)  |  December 22nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM In 2013 the Russians passed a law, signed by Vladimir Putin, banning speech deemed to be ‘propaganda’ about homosexuality. This law has, of course, drawn …

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Take this lawsuit and shove it

I will begin by stating what ought to be obvious: we do not think much of President Obama’s foreign policy, seeing it as a combination of ineptitude and weakness, when not actually harmful and dangerous. That said, this lawsuit is ridiculous, and no foreign government ought to have any standing or rights to challenge American …

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When I was in college, the left were demanding absolute freedom of speech Now, the idea of hearing dissenting views absolutely terrifies them

From Robert Stacey Stacy McCain: What No One Can Say on Campus Posted on | October 28, 2015 “So what is feminism? What do feminists believe? Namely, that American women are oppressed by a patriarchy hell-bent on keeping women down, and that men and marriage are expendable. . . . “What feminists want is to …

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It’s just a shame that the people now have more of a voice! The patricians don't like the plebeians one little bit!

From Breitbart: Mitt Romney: Demise of Legacy Media Empowering Conservative ‘Insurgents,’ Preventing More ‘Collaborative Action’ By Tony Lee | October 20, 2015 Failed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney lamented that the demise of traditional media is empowering Republican “insurgents” and preventing establishment Republicans from compromising more with Democrats. As the Republican establishment is trying convince …

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The Pope should cancel his trip

It seems like everyone on the left wants to offend Pope Francis. From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Nutter says he hopes to raise LGBT issues with Pope By Tricia L. Nadolny, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer | Last updated: Friday, September 18, 2015, 8:14 PM | Posted: Friday, September 18, 2015, 5:46 PM Mayor Nutter, if given …

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First world problems and the First Amendment

From The Washington Post: Remove the Southern belle from her inglorious perch By Elizabeth Boyd1 | August 14, 2015 When administrators at the University of Georgia declared a ban on hoop skirts in the spring, I could only think, what took you so long? But in that sense UGA was really no different from other …

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