Tag Archives: free speech

The Death of Free Speech on College Campus

by A. Barton Hinkle,  Reason

One of the truly delightful things about college is that it allows earnest young people to try out all sorts of ridiculous ideas without causing much lasting harm. Continue reading

The Human Right to Offend

by Ronald Bailey,  Reason

No human right is more important than free speech. Continue reading

Climate scientist being investigated by Congress for not believing in global warming enough

by Rick Moran,  American Thinker

Roger Pielke, a professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado, and six others  are under investigation by Congress regarding testimony they’ve given on the subject of climate change. Continue reading

Trying to Silence Bill Maher in the Cradle of Free Speech

Debra Saunders,  Right Wing News

“The students at the University of California at Berkeley represent a diverse array of students from all walks of life,” begins the student petition. Continue reading

When fracking and free speech collide

by Peter Moskowitz,  Aljazeera

What started as a short YouTube video and a couple of local news interviews about a Texas landowner being able to light his water on fire has ballooned into a free speech fight that’s being closely watched by anti-fracking activists across the country.  Continue reading

Suppressing the Black Diaspora at Stanford

stanford  Robert Oscar Lopez,  American Thinker

Recently Stanford University joined the list of colleges embroiled in debates about free speech, hate speech, and homosexuality. Unfortunately, I am caught in the middle of this particular controversy.

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Gone with the arrow of time


Chas. P. Justine, Mountain Finch Post

Freedom of speech – During the 1930’s in Germany after Adolf Hitler was elected Chancellor, when the telephone rang the standard initial phrase uttered by the recipient of the call was “Heil Hitler”.  Any other greeting would risk being reported to the government and a possible interment in a concentration camp.

Erika Mann wrote a book about growing up in Nazi Germany called, School for Barbarians. Here is an excerpt from her book:

Every child says “Heil Hitler!” from 50 to 150 times a day…..  The formula is required by law… This Hitler greeting, this “German” greeting, repeated countless times from morning to bedtime, stamps the whole day….

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