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Can religious universities discriminate? TWU and #LGBTQ rights #canpoli

LGBTQ rights and religious freedoms continue to collide in Canadian law. On June 29 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its much-anticipated decision in Trinity Western University v. 1,101 more words

Discrimination

Utah Fails To Learn What "Small Government" Is

Utah Senator Todd Weiler has proposed a bill to rid the state of porn by adding Internet filters and anti-porn software on all cell phones and requiring citizens to opt-in before viewing porn online.

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Republicans

America – the Most Frightened Nation on Earth - Finian Cunningham

America is exceptional alright. It is the most frightened nation on Earth, subjected to hysterical propaganda over decades warning about foreign enemies and ideologies. No wonder its supposed democratic freedom is in so appallingly bad shape, when the preponderant population is imprisoned by their rulers in a virtual cage of fear. 92 more words

Commentary

Quote of the Day 5-3-16 (Ed Snowden)

“Governments can reduce our dignity to that of tagged animals.”

–Ed Snowden, quoted in The Guardian 5-3-16

Civil Liberties

Definition of the Day 3-24-16 -- Fire

FIRE, n. The centerpiece of an ancient half-witticism parroted by the chronically unoriginal to justify censorship.

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Humor

Best Blog Posts 2015 (Politics & Economics)

We started this blog in July 2013. Since then, we’ve been posting almost daily.

When considering the popularity of the posts, one thing stands out:  in all but a few cases, popularity declines over time. 211 more words

Politics