There is something about wacky cleverness which is appetising. Do those of us who like this form of play with words appear to be a little weird? 79 more words
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We have a vile ugly movie making the top box office position for the last 3 weeks, “Straight Outta Compton”. Our common speech is peppered with profanity, the degradation of women, and anarchy. 558 more words
Rutherford Institute Appeals to U.S. Supreme Court on Behalf of Marine Who Was Targeted by FBI, Secret Service & Arrested for Criticizing Gov’t on Facebook
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of decorated Marine Brandon Raub who was seized by a swarm of Secret Service, FBI and local police officials and involuntarily committed to a mental institution for a week after posting controversial song lyrics and political views critical of the government on his Facebook page. 550 more words
Yesterday I wrote about politically-correct silliness at Wesleyan University, head-shaking but largely harmless identity politics.
Today’s video, however, takes a look at a far grimmer trend at our colleges and universities: the assault on free speech in the name of not hurting anyone’s feelings. 98 more words
“I have said, on a former occasion, and if I were Philip, I would employ a man to say it every day, that the people of this country, if ever they lose their liberties, will do it by sacrificing some great principle of government to temporary passion. 71 more words