The University of Louisville attacks Freedom of Speech

From the Louisville Courier-Journal: White nationalist recruiting fliers posted around University of Louisville’s campus Thomas Novelly, The Courier-Journal | Published 2:59 p.m. ET September 21, 2017 A series of fliers urging students to join a white nationalist group have been appearing on the University of Louisville’s campus. “For all of those who feel alone in …

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Freedom of speech isn’t so popular on campus

From The Washington Post: A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech By Catherine Rampell | Opinion writer | September 18 at 8:02 PM Here’s the problem with suggesting that upsetting speech warrants “safe spaces,” or otherwise conflating mere words with physical assault: If speech is violence, then violence becomes a justifiable response …

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Premeditation: the violence by the left has been planned in advance

Remember: CBS News has a left-wing bias: Boston Police Commissioner says bottles filled with urine were thrown at officers during protest https://t.co/srYfo8OheR pic.twitter.com/a9B52iZ1sa — CBS News (@CBSNews) August 19, 2017 It can be argued that picking up a rock and throwing it is a spontaneous act, though spontaneous or not, throwing a rock at the …

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Politically incorrect denunciations

Apparently President Trump’s denunciation of the clashes in Charlottesville just weren’t good enough. From Powerline: What Is Wrong With President Trump’s Statements On Charlottesville? Posted on August 13, 2017 by John Hinderaker As Scott has noted, President Trump has come under fire for not singling out white supremacists for condemnation following the violent clashes in …

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Freedom of speech? What freedom of speech? The first step toward criminalizing speech

From The New York Times: When Is Speech Violence? By Lisa Feldman Barrett | July 14, 2017 Imagine that a bully threatens to punch you in the face. A week later, he walks up to you and breaks your nose with his fist. Which is more harmful: the punch or the threat? The answer might …

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A Democrat tells the truth about how he feels.

From The Washington Post: ‘I’m glad he got shot’: Nebraska Democrat caught on tape criticizing Rep. Steve Scalise By Herman Wong | June 23 at 5:48 PM A Nebraska Democratic official has been removed from his chairman post after recordings emerged in which he said he was glad that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot …

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Tainting the jury pool After Judge Steven O’Neill’s ruling, how can an impartial jury ever be found?

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Report: 10 of 12 Cosby jurors wanted to convict by Laura McCrystal & Jeremy Roebuck | Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writers | Updated: June 21, 2017 — 9:52 PM EDT Acting on a petition from media organizations, a Montgomery County judge on Wednesday unsealed the names of the jurors at Bill Cosby’s …

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Is Bernie Sanders responsible for James Hodgkinson? Using his own, stated standards, he must be!

By my standards, no: James Hodgkinson was simply loony tunes, a man who had trouble controlling his temper, coupled with the sore loser attitude among today’s American left. He had some ‘encounters’ with law enforcement due to his temper, but was never convicted of any crimes over them. But what about by Senator Sanders’ standards? …

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It takes a Chinese student to teach the #snowflakes about freedom of speech

From The Washington Post: A Chinese student praised the ‘fresh air of free speech’ at a U.S. college. Then came the backlash. By Simon Denyer and Congcong Zhang | May 23 at 1:03 PM BEIJING — When Yang Shuping spoke Sunday of her eternal gratitude to the University of Maryland for teaching her about “free …

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The unreality based community

From National Review: Chelsea Manning and the Problem with Pronouns By David French | May 19, 2017 | 3:26 PM EDT Intolerance of disagreement in the debate over transgender issues begins to creep into law. Yesterday trans Twitter got very, very angry with me. I wrote a Corner post about Chelsea Manning’s release from prison, …

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