Tag Archives: Free Speech

Fascism – hard to define, perhaps, but easy to spot?

Publisher’s note: As has already happened, combination of work and family and weather is slowing down publishing commentaries, and we expect that to continue the last few days of December and the beginning of January. Now on to commentary: There … Continue reading

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Free trade? Free speech? Of course, but…

Remember when Americans were sold on all the “free trade” agreements like NAFTA and the TPP and how the European Union would be a vast free-trade zone to increase prosperity and increase freedom? Oh, provided that we all followed hundreds … Continue reading

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Hey, he has free-speech rights, too!

Many people will agree that Sen. Dick Durbin, Demo of Illinois, is a royal piece of work. He demonstrated that again with his recent attack on the 1st Amendment and free speech. Demonstrated it so well that regressive news reporters … Continue reading

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The trashing of free speech

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Free speech and the arrogance of the “elite”

While looking at the current challenges to our natural right of free speech, we ran across more nastiness. Consider this recent mainstream media, which said in part, “Tech titans often have a different understanding of speech than the rest of … Continue reading

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2021: In defense of free speech

The recent creation of the Disinformation Governance Board should prompt us to again consider this basic and essential human right. Was this prompted by Musk’s terrorizing the world by buying Twitter? Was it caused by more and more people calling … Continue reading

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A principled stand – freedom of speech

By Nathan Barton Since Mama Liberty (Susan Callaway – Lady Susan) began publishing, this publication has had a few very solid principles.  As her successor (not replacement: I cannot replace her), I hold to these same principles. One of these … Continue reading

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The robotic censor – a reality at last?

The Daily Mail reports on a new device called Themis, which apparently lets rip a loud obnoxious two-minute alarm sound when “Through the use of speech recognition and sound sensors we were able to program Themis to detect offensive terms … Continue reading

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Those who forget their history …

… are doomed to repeat it. The original version of this statement is attributed to George Santayana, an American philosopher. The exact quote is “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” from his work, The Life of Reason: … Continue reading

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Socialists – the proto-Borg

Most readers will recall one of the series of Star Fleet enemies, the half-organic, half-mechnical “civilization” which motto was “Resistance is Futile” as they worked to assimilate – or kill – all other intelligent forms of life or seeming life. … Continue reading

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