Posts Tagged ‘ free speech ’

My “pal” Jan

August 12, 2018
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It started with a single email on a single column: “Although it’s getting harder all the time, I’ve always said as long as there are voices like yours, our country will make it. Hang in there,Geoff, & thanks. Jan Burnidge” Over the years, that single email turned into hundreds and a friendship more valued...

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Celebrations are over, but danger just beginning

July 8, 2018
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The parades have been marched, the hot dogs consumed, and the twinkling of stars is once again the tapestry of the night sky. Another American birthday is now officially in the books. Yet so many of the dangers our founding fathers warned against in their time are as clear and present today than perhaps...

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Constitution Day 2012: The ‘Fourth Estate’ worthy no more

September 17, 2012
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Constitution Day 2012:  The ‘Fourth Estate’ worthy no more

On September 17, 1787 the greatest document the world has ever known was entered into the timeline of human history:  The United States Constitution. So why are so many in the “media” today doing their very best to destroy it? Two and a quarter centuries have passed since Burke introduced the idea of the...

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Globe Goodbye: Tales From The Blogs

April 30, 2012
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Globe Goodbye: Tales From The Blogs

Today is the last day of the Globe’s blog page that links to the Corner and other “community” bloggers. My first post on the Globe page appeared February 12, 2009 and had as part of its opening: “I had intended to “inaugurate” this blog with a fairly bland first post. Talk a little background,...

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Bill Maher, Rush Limbaugh and the Death of American Free Speech

March 25, 2012
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Bill Maher, Rush Limbaugh and the Death of American Free Speech

Bill Maher and Rush Limbaugh have unwittingly brought American free speech to Death’s door. Between Maher’s misogynistic hate from the left and Limbaugh’s hammering of Fluke for her faux “testimony” before a sham “committee, the torches and pitchforks are out for the First Amendment. But the masses marching against the travesty of “offensive” speech...

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Free Speech’s Two Faces: Liberal Honesty vs Hypocricy

March 9, 2012
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Free Speech’s Two Faces:  Liberal Honesty vs Hypocricy

Free speech has two faces in the liberal world today:   Honesty and Hypocrisy. Below are two call outs from each face. One call out is authored by an accomplished, respected, professional; the other comes from an angry, hateful amateur. One debates his liberal political philosophy in the arena of ideas, the other just...

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