Tag Archives: free speech

Article Roundup – 3/22/14

Belgium bans a wide range of sexist speech – The Volokh Consipracy. Here’s one for you, Belgium has just banned “sexist” speech.  One intrepid blogger points out that this is even more ridiculous than you think, because under Belgian law, … Continue reading

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Article Roundup – 3/8/14

Not safe to display American flag in American high school. The Volokh Conspiracy has joined the very selective list of blogs I make a point to check every single day.  Sometimes the topics are a bit mundane, sometimes their guest … Continue reading

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Three Things About Boston

I have yet to make any comments about the events in Boston.  Until we know more, these will likely be the only comments I make.  Just three quick observations about this incident (and similar incidents in the past). Sympathy as … Continue reading

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We Have To Balance Our Commitment To Freedom Of Speech With…

Whenever you hear this phrase, you can be sure that you are listening to someone doesn’t actually believe in free speech whatsoever.  Because usually, the thing they have to balance their “commitment” to freedom of speech with is their desire … Continue reading

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This is what Democracy looks like…

Egyptian comedian found guilty of offending Islam Remember that revolution in Egypt?  The one that the media assured us was nothing but young people celebrating peace and love and using Facebook to promote Democracy and secularism? Turns out the end … Continue reading

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Speech – Where America is still the freeest

Those of us with libertarian tendencies can occasionally become so obsessed with pointing out America’s flaws that we fail to consider the alternative.  Sometimes, we get tunnel-vision on issues of property rights, social liberties, and taxation.  Sometimes, it seems like … Continue reading

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