The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is not a typical friend of the political Right, but its recent defense of the freedom of speech for all Americans, after the Charlottesville tragedy, apparently riled up an attorney who wrote an op-ed in the New York Times. Why was this attorney upset? The ACLU issued a statement […]
Highlighting the anti-Trump liberal sentiment during this commencement (i.e. college graduation) season, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria said that liberals say that they are tolerant, but their recent actions say the opposite. He pointed to the walkout protest by about one hundred Notre Dame students during Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement address, violent protests directed at Charles […]
Without mentioning why the network saw fit to run an article that tried to explain the nuances of the application of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, not mentioning that the article was (most likely) published in light of ongoing controversy over free speech on college campuses. Specifically, the article came at a time […]
There was no physical confrontation between Ashe Schow (who was there to record a documentary) and the faculty member, but the faculty member was unhappy that Ms. Schow and her camera crew were recording the protests against guest speaker Milo Yiannopoulos.
Obviously, other countries’ citizens and residents don’t get satire or the Western concept of free speech and expression.
It’s really sad when there is no freedom in speech in places around the world.
8/18/2017 - New York Times Op-Ed: ACLU Needs to ‘Rethink Free Speech’
6/1/2017 - CNN’s Fareed Zakaria: Liberals have an ‘Attitude of Self-Righteousness’
4/28/2017 - CNN Tries to Explain the First Amendment
4/25/2016 - American University Faculty Member Tried to Stop Recording of Protesters
1/17/2015 - Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protests take place across the World
1/10/2015 - Saudi Blogger Lashed in Public for Blog