Category Archives: Free speech

Anti-Anti-Huh?

The news  is just dumb. Every day it seems some unimaginably bizarre event pops up that reminds me why I’ve reformed my former media junkie ways and have all but tuned out.  It’s like background noise to me now, it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday America!

I saw a video the other day of Americans being asked what the 4th of July means to them and it was stunning to see how many didn’t know why we celebrate it, nor that it’s actually called Independence Day. … Continue reading

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The Freedom to be Wrong

“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing and that is that I know nothing”-Socrates Have you ever been in a discussion with someone where they always have something to prove? Where no matter what you say or … Continue reading

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Et Tu America?

I noticed a shooting star last night so bright it took my breath away. Perfect timing really, as my mind was weary from churning over the Paris terror attacks and I welcomed the distraction.  I grieve deeply for France, a … Continue reading

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Campus Gender Politics 101-What Every Freshman Needs To Know

I don’t have kids heading off to college but if I did I would  for sure share this video with them.  It’s brought to you by the Factual Feminist’s Christina Hoff Sommers, who smartly explains how to navigate the gender jungle … Continue reading

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The Dignity of Freedom

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Today, as we celebrate America’s … Continue reading

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Supreme Confusion

I didn’t want to write this post. It’s not like I enjoy having people think I’m a “hater”, “stupid”, “intolerant”, “on the wrong side of history”, etc….because I disagree with the recent Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. In fact … Continue reading

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On Being Offended

I was having an on line spat recently with a person who was upset that another blogger whose post we were commenting on had used the word “policemen” and she had gone so far as to call him sexist for doing … Continue reading

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Thank You Charlie Hebdo

The latest issue of Charlie Hebdo magazine comes out today with the Prophet Muhammed himself on the cover holding a Je Suis Charlie sign under the headline “Tout est Pardonné” or, “All Is Forgiven.” .  Distributors have ordered 3 million copies … Continue reading

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In Defense of Freedom

Of course we all “are Charlie” when it comes to free speech, right? Especially here in BlogLand where words are bled every moment of every day on to screens around the world. Stories needing to be told, opinions meant for … Continue reading

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