Tag Archives: first amendment

ACLU on Campus Hate Speech and the First Amendment

In response to some violent episodes, and the no-platforming of speakers on college campuses nationwide, the ACLU, The American Civil Liberties Union,  has issued this blog post explaining what is free speech, hate speech, and the rights of speakers under … Continue reading

Posted in Bill of Rights, civil rights, college, Constitution, declaration of independence, education, ethics, extremism, facism, first amendment, first world issue, freedom, freedom of speech, higher education, human rights, ideals, lawfare, leftist, liberal, liberty, national security, Nazism, political correctness, Progressives, racism, refugees, religion, SCOTUS, SJP, Trump, United States, university, US, USA, USA Constitution, western civilization, western democracy, women's rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Say Goodbye to the First Amendment

Pat Condell on the insanity of limiting free speech….. 41% of Americans want to criminalize “hate speech” https://today.yougov.com/news/2015/05…

Posted in first amendment, freedom of speech, USA Constitution | Tagged , ,

Forum: Do Ethnic Or Religious Sensibilities Trump Free Speech? Should A Line Be Drawn?

Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Do Ethnic Or Religious Sensibilities … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, freedom, USA, Watcher's Council | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When Clowns Attack Clowns Who Make Fun of POTUS the Clown

Something is terribly wrong with this country when a rodeo clown cannot make fun of the President of the United States, especially when said POTUS acts like a clown and embarrasses this nation on a daily basis. Seriously, how many … Continue reading

Posted in Constitution, cultural relativism, democracy, ethics, freedom, human rights, ideals, liberal, liberty, Obama, political correctness, POTUS, Progressives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Sometimes A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Rolling Stone’s Miscalculation

Not sure what was the thinking behind the new cover of Rolling Stone. Placing a beatifying picture of a mass murderer on your cover truly may be the way to gin up controversy but it really is not the way … Continue reading

Posted in cultural relativism, democracy, ethics, foreign policy, freedom, human rights, islamists, liberty, national security, terror, USA | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

The US Constitution versus International Stupidity

In light of the push by the Organization of Islamic States to criminalize anti-Islamic speech through the UN and now by opening up an office in Europe it is important to remember the precepts by which we live. Most notably … Continue reading

Posted in antisemitism, Constitution, democracy, education, ethics, foreign policy, freedom, human rights, ideals, islamists, lawfare, liberal, liberty, national security, political correctness, Progressives, terror, United Nations, USA | Tagged , , , ,