Liberals Push for Laws Against Hate Speech … as They Define It

Hate Speech is Whatever They Say it Is

Whoever controls the language controls the debate. Whoever controls the debate controls the laws. Whoever controls the laws controls the civil government. And then the people. To move along new social, cultural, and political trends, it is of the utmost importance to define and redefine words for the purpose of empowerment. Liberals have a long […]

Florida School Bans Bible During Free Reading Time

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Bite a Pop Tart so that it looks like a gun and you’ll be expelled. Read a Bible during free reading time, and it will be treated like Lady Chatterly’s Lover. Officials at Broward County Public Schools went along with a teacher who told fifth grader Giovanni Rubeo that he could not read his Bible […]

Furor over Supreme Court “warrantless search” decision: here’s the real issue

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Headlines all over the place are decrying further erosion of the fourth amendment in last Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision Fernandez v. California. But the furor is misguided. As such, the real important point here is being missed. We need to focus on the real nature of the problems rather than ranting aimlessly against the machine. […]

Constitution: Yes, the president may bomb without congressional approval

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As I wrote earlier this week, certain warmongers writing for First Things are concerned that not supporting Obama bombing Syria would set a “precedent of setting too low a threshold for blocking presidential initiative in foreign affairs,” and this “is unwise.” I interpreted this as a desire to keep the presidency strong in general, no […]