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The "Yelling Fire" Fallacy

by Chaz Bufe, publisher See Sharp Press

In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, the enemies of free speech have come crawling out of the woodwork. 661 more words

Religion

Why The U.S. Is The Biggest Threat To World Peace, by Benjamin Dangl (TOWARD FREEDOM)

Like a lot of Americans, each morning in elementary and high school, I had to stand up before the U.S. flag, put my hand on my heart, and pledge allegiance to the United States of America. 832 more words

Arts

Who Will Keep Our Freedoms Safe? - Andrew P. Napolitano

While the Western world was watching and grieving over the slaughter in Paris last week, and my colleagues in the media were fomenting a meaningless debate about whether President Obama should have gone to Paris to participate in a televised parade, the feds took advantage of that diversion to reveal even more incursions into our liberties than we had known about. 319 more words

Commentary

Saudi blogger Badawi 'flogged for Islam insult', from the BBC

Our best friend in the Middle East’s version of civil liberties, from the BBC:

A Saudi Arabian blogger has been publicly flogged after being convicted of cybercrime and insulting Islam, reports say.

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Other Views

Which is Worse, Islam or Christianity?

Given the spate of near-daily Islamic-fanatic atrocities,  it’s only natural that many people will conclude that Islam is inherently worse than Christianity. But is it? Let’s take a look at some of the worst structures and practices in both Islamic and Christian lands: 944 more words

Religion

The missing Charlie Hebdo cartoons

The missing Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Telling the full story of a massacre, and striking a blow for free speech, should trump major news outlets’ concern about offending Muslims… 1,482 more words

Islam

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Charlie Hebdo, French Society, and Islamophobia

Fast Facts

You probably already know a decent amount about the shooting at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, but just in case, here are the basics. 759 more words

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