That’s the headline in one of the many stories in the UC Santa Barbara campus papers attacking my appearance at the college tonight. Ponder that headline for a second. Someone is coming to a university to disagree with the reigning orthodoxy, and fear strikes the student body. And these are members of an elite university […]
Has Bing come down with the same “bug” that infected Google for so long — the one that censored negative searches about Islam?
Try it yourself: go to Bing and type in “Jews are.” One suggested completion of the phrase will show up:
Now type in “Christians are,” and you’ll get two suggestions:
But if you [...]
Cross-posted at JihadWatch
Welcome to the Brave New World of Eurabian journalism. The Muhammad cartoon dhimmitude displayed by the former lions of free speech in the mainstream media on both sides of the Atlantic was just the beginning. “Newspaper Withdraws Interview following Threat,” from NIS News, February 10:
NIJMEGEN, 10/02/10 – Regional newspaper De Gelderlander has decided [...]
Incensed by the completely innocuous Tim Tebow Super Bowl commercial, sports editor Dave Zirin blogged his fury at The Nation yesterday. He admits the ad was “about as vanilla as an Andy Williams Christmas Special.” But it’s not the actual content of the ad that angers Zirin.
It’s the pesky free speech.
He’s infuriated that CBS [...]
The fix is in at the Amsterdam Criminal Court. Today, the Judges hearing the Inciting to Hatred trial (read that: No more political free speech in the Netherlands – ever) of Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders slashed the number of witnesses he may call to testify in his defense from 18 to three. It’s all right [...]
Will the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision destroy American democracy? You might think so given the responses of its critics. The Citizens United decision, far from signaling the fall of the republic, strengthens the First Amendment and freedom of speech.Let’s start with the facts of the case. Citizens United, a nonprofit political advocacy group, produced […]
An update on yesterday’s post regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on campaign finance reform:
UPDATE: Victory for the First Amendment!
The Supreme Court has today removed the spending limitations on corporations who wish to spend on federal campaigns, so long as it is done independently of candidate organizations’ control.
“The censorship we now confront is vast in [...]