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  • Free speech in a Democracy (Noam Chomsky, 1985)

    02/11/2016 5:55:05 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 16 replies
    Chomsky.info ^ | September 1985 | Noam Chomsky
    ...The relevant facts are as follows. Faurisson was a professor of French literature at the University of Lyon. After he published some items in which he denied the existence of gas chambers, he was suspended from teaching on the grounds that the university could not protect him from violence. He was then brought to trial for "falsification of history," and condemned -- the first time in the West, to my knowledge, that the courts have affirmed the familiar Stalinist-fascist doctrine that the State has the right to determine historical truth and to punish deviation from it. I was one of...
  • Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be comfortable’ (2014)

    01/09/2016 1:32:04 PM PST · by Lorianne · 29 replies
    Spectator ^ | 11 November 2014 | Brendan O'Neill
    I was supposed to take part in a debate about abortion at Christ Church, Oxford. I was invited by the Oxford Students for Life to put the pro-choice argument against the journalist Timothy Stanley, who is pro-life. But apparently it is forbidden for men to talk about abortion. A mob of furious feministic Oxford students, all robotically uttering the same stuff about feeling offended, set up a Facebook page littered with expletives and demands for the debate to be called off. They said it was outrageous that two human beings ‘who do not have uteruses’ should get to hold forth...
  • Pro-Life California Pregnancy Centers Must Provide Abortion Information or Face Fines

    01/05/2016 5:19:18 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 4, 2016 | 7:32 PM EST | Lauretta Brown
    Pro-life pregnancy centers in California must choose between providing abortion information or paying fines. They face that dilemma after California judges denied multiple requests for preliminary injunctions against a law that went into effect January 1, mandating that all licensed pregnancy centers "disseminate to clients" a message promoting public programs with "free or low-cost access" to abortion and contraceptive services. Pregnancy centers that fail to disseminate this message "are liable for a civil penalty of five hundred dollars ($500) for a first offense and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent offense." ...
  • The Left's Authoritarian Impulse Gets Exposed

    01/05/2016 4:52:58 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 10 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1/4/2016 | John Merline
    It would be hard to measure how many times conservatives have been described as authoritarian. They want to control our lives! Impose their religious beliefs! Etc. Liberal writer Joe Conason, for example, wrote a book titled "It Can Happen Here," about the alleged authoritarian trend under President Bush.
  • Jewish Gay Conversion Group Shuts Down Amid Court Order Forcing Closure

    01/04/2016 12:09:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/04/2016 | Michael Gryboski
    A Jewish group offering therapy for same-sex attraction will be ceasing operations in January as a result of a lawsuit filed against it in New Jersey. Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, also called JONAH International, sent an email to supporters on New Year's Eve announcing the closure. "The N.J. court delivered its final judgement on Dec. 18, 2015. Under the order, JONAH must permanently cease operations, including providing referrals and operating its website and listserv,"read the email. "That means that our site, www.jonahweb.org, will no longer be available online after mid- January 2016, and neither of us will be...
  • Oregon Seizes Bank Accounts of Christian Baker Who Refused Gay Wed Cake

    12/30/2015 3:41:44 AM PST · by servo1969 · 94 replies
    Truthrevolt.org ^ | 12-29-2015 | Trey Sanchez
    Melissa Klein, the owner of the bakery that refused to bake a cake for a homosexual wedding ceremony, has revealed that the state of Oregon seized all of her bank accounts weeks before she planned to pay the settlement from the suit brought against her by the couple. According to Fox News, Klein and her husband were hit with a penalty of over $135,000 in July payable to the lesbian couple who cited "emotional suffering" for the mom-and-pop bakers holding to their Christian beliefs. The state, ignoring the couple's religious liberty, agreed and said the small business, Sweet Cakes by...
  • Hundreds of colleges missing from Obama’s College Scorecard? [Conservative Colleges Missing]

    12/22/2015 7:43:25 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/15/2015 | By Susan Svrluga
    Many welcomed the launch of a new Web site by the U.S. Department of Education last month, designed to simplify higher education decisions by offering information. By combining multiple sources of federal data, the scorecard lets families compare colleges based on a range of variables, such as student debt levels, graduation rates and average alumni salaries. (It does not rate colleges, as the president had initially proposed.) But some critics argue that, while thousands of colleges are included, the site leaves out many schools which might be good options for students. How do you "misplace" more than 700 colleges? By...
  • Politically Correct Universities 'Are Killing Free Speech'

    12/19/2015 12:47:56 PM PST · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | December 18, 2015 | Javier Espinoza, and Gordon Rayner
    Politically Correct Universities 'Are Killing Free Speech' British universities have become too politically correct and are stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone, academics argue Javier Espinoza, and Gordon Rayner 18 Dec British universities have become too politically correct and are stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone, a group of leading academics warns on Saturday. A whole generation of students is being denied the “intellectual challenge of debating conflicting views” because self-censorship is turning campuses into over-sanitised “safe spaces”, they say. Their intervention comes as an Oxford...
  • And so the hate speech begins: Let Paris be the end of the right’s violent language (BARF ALERT)

    11/13/2015 6:23:15 PM PST · by markomalley · 72 replies
    Salon ^ | 11/13/15 | Chauncey DeVega
    In a still developing situation, the city of Paris, France, is under attack by terrorists armed with guns and explosives. Many dozens of people have been killed. A still undetermined number of people have been wounded. The terrorists took dozens of hostages in a concert hall. French police and military forces have been deployed. There is mayhem and blood in the streets of Paris.President Obama has correctly described this day’s horrific events as “an attack on all of humanity and the universal values we share.”Terrorism is politically motivated violence against a vulnerable population that is designed to intimidate, sow fear,...
  • Amherst Activists Demand Re-Education For Students Who Celebrated Free Speech

    11/13/2015 5:12:22 PM PST · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/13/15 | Blake Neff
    A group of protesters at Amherst College in Massachusetts has released a set of demands that include punishing students who produced a poster celebrating free speech by subjecting them to re-education for the sake of “racial and cultural competency.”In response to ongoing protests at the University of Missouri, which saw an attack on journalists Monday trying to cover the event, some students at Amherst this week put up small posters on campus. The posters read “In memoriam of the true victim of the Missouri protests: Free Speech (1776-2015),” and included a short “eulogy” which reads as follows:Who is constrained by the invisible...
  • Blazing Saddles Movie

    11/12/2015 6:20:34 PM PST · by nevergore · 188 replies
    self ^ | 11/10/2015 | nevergore
    Could this movie be made today? Mel Brooks doesn't think so..... Could the kids at our universities watch it without turning into quivering masses of protoplasam?
  • Alan Dershowitz Goes Off on PC College Culture: ‘the Fog of Fascism Is Descending’

    11/12/2015 6:45:43 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Fox News via Mediaite ^ | November 12th, 2015 | Fox News via J.D. Durkin
    On the opening segment of Thursday night’s Kelly File with host Megyn Kelly, author and professorAlan Dershowitz took to task the political correctness culture that has pervaded American college campuses.On the heels of continuing developments from the University of Missouri — where the student Vice President today argued that the First Amendment incites a “hostile and unsafe learning environment” — Dershowitz admitted, “we’re seeing a curtain of McCarthyism descend on many college campuses.”“It was the students at universities that first started burning books… they don’t want to hear diverse views on college campuses,” Dershowitzadmitted.WATCH VIDEO Dershowitz dug in, noting...
  • Missouri Student VP: I'm Tired Of Hearing People Use First Amendment Rights

    11/10/2015 11:20:08 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 73 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 10, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    Brenda Smith-Lezama, vice president of the Missouri Students Association, appeared on MSNBC Tuesday afternoon to express her disdain at people using their First Amendment rights to create a "hostile" and "unsafe" learning environment. Smith-Lezama advocated for a safe space for "healing" rather than "experiencing a lot of hate." Video...
  • From Marxism/Communism to Post-Modern Liberal Fascism

    11/07/2015 12:54:57 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 7, 2015 | Mark Musser
    ".......It is here where the modern Left made its transition away from communism into a postmodern existentialism. Dr. Hicks strongly argues that postmodernism is rooted in the Counter Enlightenment movement featuring German superstars such as Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Heidegger. According to Hicks, postmodernism favors subjectivity over objectivity, the inadequacy of language to communicate over reason and truth, various collective multicultural groupings over individual identity and autonomy, willpower over realistic experience rooted in rational analysis, communalism and solidarity over individualism in values, markets and politics, and finally, suspicion, if not hostility, toward science and technology. As such, the postmodern critique...
  • NBC Faces Mounting Pressure to Fire Trump as 'SNL' Host, But Ratings Are King

    11/03/2015 11:59:55 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 35 replies
    Dailybeast ^ | 11/3/2015 | Matt wilstein
    <p>Despite the network’s best efforts to 'fire' the GOP presidential frontrunner, he is poised to have his biggest media night in months this week when he hosts Saturday Night Live.</p> <p>More than a decade ago, Donald Trump stood on the stage of Studio 8H at 30 Rockefeller Center to host the April 3, 2004, episode of Saturday Night Live. The real estate mogul was nearing the end of his impressively-rated first season as host of The Apprentice on NBC, and this was his victory lap.</p>
  • Oregon orders re-education and asset seizure for Christian couple

    10/05/2015 1:38:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 85 replies
    Spero News ^ | 10/5/15 | Martin Barillas
    Melissa and Aaron Klein of Oregon, who were ordered by a state agency to pay two women $135,000 after they refused to take part in their same-sex wedding plans, may now face seizure of their assets. An administrative judge fined the couple after they declined to bake a cake for the lesbian couple, citing their religious objections. The fine was ordered by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, which had accused the Klein couple of violating the Oregon Equality Act of 2007. According to reports, the agency is docketing the judgement and is exploring various options for collection.Docketing the...
  • ACLU Sues Catholic Hospitals for Refusing to Give Abortions

    10/05/2015 6:08:42 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last week against Trinity Health Corporation, one of the nations largest Catholic health care groups, for refusing to provide emergency abortions. The formal complaint is based on the health systems repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with appropriate emergency abortions as required by federal law, according to an ACLU press release. Fox News religion correspondent Father John Morris said this is another example of religious institutions being forced to do things against their beliefs. "The ACLU wants no religious belief whatsoever to get in the way of their...
  • GAY MEN WANT KIM DAVIS BACK IN JAIL

    09/25/2015 12:21:50 PM PDT · by bkopto · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/25/2015 | Austin Ruse
    Two sources close to Kentucky country clerk Kim Davis tell Breitbart News that the gay men whose demand for a marriage license started her on a path to jail for five days are again trying to get her locked up. ........ It is as if the two men believe the Supreme Court ordered Davis specifically to issue marriage licenses rather than simply guaranteeing that someone will issue marriage licenses to them. This sets up yet another challenge for Davis and almost certainly for Judge David Bunning. Davis will without a doubt refuse. Bunning may determine that the men must be...
  • Seattle May Soon Force Uber And Lyft Drivers To Unionize

    09/23/2015 6:49:12 PM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/23/15 | Connor D Wolf
    The Seattle City Council began considering a bill Wednesday it claims will help give Uber and Lyft drivers a voice, but which critics say is nothing more than a giveaway to unions.Democratic Councilman Mike OBrien introduced the bill, which would impact contract drivers for Uber, Lyft and any other ride-sharing company. The goal, its supporters say, is to give the drivers more of a voice by allowing drivers to collectively negotiate.The majority of drivers for hire come from historically disadvantaged communities, the city council noted in an issue page on its website. Unfortunately, they are often taken advantage of by...
  • Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis releases statement [sodomite unions]

    09/01/2015 6:44:24 PM PDT · by markomalley · 90 replies
    WLWT ^ | 9/1/15 | Ben Petracco
    ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. Late Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend the temporary stay of a federal court order involving Rowan County Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis.The federal court previously ordered Davis to issue marriage licenses to the plaintiffs who filed suit against her.Liberty Counsel represents Davis and appealed that order.The lower court order was temporarily stayed until Aug. 31, but now that the Supreme Court has declined to act, the stay of the order is no longer in effect.In light of these developments, Davis released the following statement:I have worked in the Rowan County Clerk's office for 27 years...
  • Doctor fired for 'anti-gay' remarks: no regrets

    08/30/2015 4:42:16 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 082515 | Elihan Aharon
    Dr. Sudi Namir, who was fired from the Israel Medical Association Ethics Committee for controversial comments he made about homosexuals on an internet forum, has defended his comments in an exclusive interview with Arutz Sheva.
  • Chick-fil-A's stance against gay marriage may not fly at Denver International Airport

    08/27/2015 11:03:54 AM PDT · by don-o · 45 replies
    thedenverchannel ^ | August 20, 2015
    The Denver City Council has stalled a deal to renew the lease of a Chick-fil-A restaurant at Denver International Airport, citing the company's reputation as an opponent of same-sex marriage. The Business Development Committee on Tuesday stalled the seven-year deal with a new franchise of the popular chicken chain for two weeks. "I think the airport also has a question about our reputation," said Robin Kniech, a Denver City Council Member, during Tuesday's meeting. "It has been the corporate philosophy [of Chik-fil-A] to use the dollars they earn to fund discriminatory lawsuits and to fund discriminatory political rhetoric. So that's...
  • Efforts to Silence Clergy Continue Apace

    08/25/2015 2:12:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | 8/25/15 | William Kilpatrick
    Christians in the U.S. worry that the day may be coming when they will no longer be able to freely speak their minds about their faith. But that day has already arrived in Canada, Europe, and the U.K.In 2008, a Canadian Human Rights panel imposed a $5,000 fine on the Reverend Stephen Boisson for a letter he had written in 2002 to a small newspaper describing homosexual activists as immoral (the ruling was eventually overturned by a higher court). In the same year (2002), an Ontario court ordered a Catholic school to admit a homosexual teen and his older male...
  • Denver Stalls Chick-fil-A Lease Due to Its Stand on Same-Sex Marriage

    08/24/2015 1:59:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/24/2015 | Anugrah Kumar
    Several members of the Denver City Council have stalled a lease for a Chick-fil-A restaurant at the city's international airport due to the fast-food chain's opposition to same-sex marriage. The Denver City Council's Business Development Committee has paused the seven-year deal for two weeks, according to The Denver Post, which said none of the 10 members who attended this week's meeting rose to defend Chick-fil-A. If the committee, which is scheduled to meet again on Sept. 1, chooses to reject the lease, any member can introduce it in the full council. Robin Kniech, the council's first openly gay member, was...
  • Court says Little Sisters can duck birth-control mandate until Supreme Court weighs in

    08/21/2015 3:15:42 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | August 21, 2015 | Tom Howell Jr.
    A federal appeals court that refused to exempt a group of nuns from Obamacares birth-control rules said Friday the sisters can duck the mandate and its hefty fines until the Supreme Court decides whether to take up their appeal. The Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged is among several nonprofit plaintiffs whove asked the justices to hear them out next term, saying the Obama administration hasnt done enough to absolve them from providing birth control they find sinful, including morning-after pills that Catholic groups equate with abortion. The federal government doesnt need the Little Sisters or any...
  • Networks Censor Seventh CMP Video Describing Abortion Worker Cutting Baby with a Beating Heart

    08/20/2015 3:44:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/20/15 | Curtis Houck
    In whats unfortunately become commonplace, the big three networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC partnered with Spanish-language networks Telemundo and Univision to censor from their evening newscasts on Wednesday arguably the most disturbing video yet in the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal that included a description of an abortion worker harvesting an aborted baby while their heart was still beating. While the networks have shown scant interest in the videos (with coverage only on the first, second, and fourth videos), the Fox News Channels Special Report has repeatedly covered them and did so again for this seventh video from the...
  • Chick-fil-A location at DIA paused after Denver Council cites chain's LGBT stances

    08/19/2015 7:49:20 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Denver Post | 8/19/15 | Jon Murray
    Link only due to copyright trolls...link to article is here.
  • Discrimination Based on Disability a Transgression Less Transgressive Than Others?

    08/18/2015 2:19:50 AM PDT · by markomalley · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/18/15 | Matthew Hennessey
    It sure is funny what makes news and what gets ignored. Have you heard about the Christian bakers who refused to make wedding cakes for gay couples? Of course you have. But Ill bet you didnt hear about the dance studio that refused service to a little girl with Down syndrome. Last week, Tricia and Jason Winnicki tried to enroll their eight-year-old daughter, Anna, in classes at a dance studio in Lancaster, N.Y., a suburb of Buffalo. The Winnickis told a local television station that the owner of the studio refused them. I really dont think we would be comfortable...
  • Christian preachers on Oregon sidewalk attacked by man with 'police protection'

    08/15/2015 7:22:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 8/16/15 | Jonah Hicap
    Christians preaching the Gospel outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday were doused with scouring powder by a man who apparently had police protection since a police officer on duty just stood by and did not stop, much less arrest him.The Portland Police Department later said it would not press charges against the assailant as the incident was deemed "a private criminal complaint."The preachers were taking part in activities at the Biblical Church Evangelism Conference hosted by Beaverton Grace Bible Church, according to Christian News Network.About 20 Christian preachers were on the public sidewalk preaching and holding...
  • CENSORED: Networks Spent 0.008% of News Shows on Planned Parenthood Footage

    08/13/2015 10:59:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 8/13/15 | Katie Yoder
    ABC, NBC and CBS are doing their best keep the public from seeing abortion for what it really is: the ripping apart of little baby bodies. Since the release of the first Center for Medical Progress (CMP) video July 14 exposing Planned Parenthoods harvesting of aborted baby parts, the three broadcast networks have spent only 1 minute and 13 seconds playing CMP video footage with audio. Thats 1 minute, 13 seconds out of 243 hours and 30 minutes of morning and evening news shows.In other words, ABC, NBC and CBS spent a mere 6% of their total Planned Parenthood coverage...
  • College disciplines student for Facebook comments about Baltimore riot

    08/02/2015 4:43:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The New York Post ^ | July 31, 2015 | Reuters
    DALLAS A Texas Christian University student has been disciplined after posting online comments seen as racially offensive about current events, including rioting in Baltimore and the rise of the Islamic State, TCU officials said Friday. TCU said Harry Vincent, a 19-year-old sophomore, violated two Student Code of Conduct provisions concerning infliction of bodily or emotional harm and disorderly conduct. He has seen his campus access restricted by receiving a one-year suspension from extracurricular activities, on-campus living and the use of non-academic facilities such as the cafeteria and recreational center. Among the comments are a Facebook post that reads: These...
  • Stockton police Lt Toby Will placed on leave after sending anti-gay marriage letter to local paper

    07/18/2015 3:18:30 PM PDT · by NetAddicted · 17 replies
    NBCnews.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    A high-ranking California police lieutenant has been placed on leave after he sent a newspaper a letter condemning the legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide. He signed the letter with his rank and employer and the newspaper editor says that's how he wanted it to appear in print.
  • What the Planned Parenthood hoax really proves: Right-wing extremists have no qualms...

    07/16/2015 1:21:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 54 replies
    SALON ^ | Jul 16, 2015 | Bob Cesca
    FULL TITLE: What the Planned Parenthood hoax really proves: Right-wing extremists have no qualms about destroying peoples lives They say a lie can travel halfway around the world before the truth gets its pants on. Thats certainly the case with a new and highly deceptive anti-choice propaganda video that claims to show a Planned Parenthood official caught on a hidden camera while allegedly discussing how the womens health clinics are involved with the harvesting and selling of aborted fetus organs via a sordid underground black market. In the video, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthoods senior director of medical services, is...
  • Wisconsins Shame: State Supreme Court Vindicates Victims of John Doe Witch Hunt

    07/16/2015 12:20:45 PM PDT · by mojito · 39 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 7/16/2015 | David French
    Finds prosecutors raided conservatives homes to investigate constitutionally protected free speech. In a ruling this morning, the Wisconsin Supreme Court rendered official what observers have long known: Wisconsin Democrats did, in fact, launch a massive, multi-county John Doe investigation of the states conservatives, featuring extraordinarily broad subpoenas and coordinated paramilitary raids of private homes; the crimes that provided the investigations pretext were not crimes at all, but First Amendment-protected speech; and the legal theory underpinning the investigation was bunk, unsupported in either reason or law, as the court put it. ...On October 3, 2013, multiple Wisconsin conservatives were awakened by...
  • Boy Scouts Executive Committee Unanimously Votes To End Gay Leadership Ban

    07/13/2015 1:34:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 07/13/2015 | Chris Geidner
    WASHINGTON A key leadership panel of the Boy Scouts of America voted unanimously last week to end the ban on gay leaders in scouting, the organization told local leaders on Monday. The move raised as a necessary step by the organizations head in May came from the executive committee of the Boy Scouts on July 10. A vote of the full executive board is scheduled for July 27, at which point the change is immediately effective. The resolution passed by the committee does not require councils or troops to allow out gay leaders, but lifts the prior...
  • Occupy Democrats: Dissent Is Treason

    07/10/2015 7:38:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 7/10/15 | Dave Blount
    Any doubts that they are totalitarians? From Occupy Democrats:It isnt enough to submit to Obamas rule. You have to respect the unaccomplished, America-hating, Affirmative Action figurehead, and hope that he succeeds in fundamentally transforming our country into a socialist Third World hellhole. Otherwise you are a traitor and you know how traitors are traditionally dealt with.The Occupy Democrats Fakebook page has 676,000 likes. An alarming number of people are drinking this sort of Kool-Aid no doubt a far higher percentage than believed in communism in Russian when the Bolsheviks took power.Is it paranoid to suspect that these people...
  • South Carolina Senator Starts Flag Debate With Gay Marriage Rant

    07/06/2015 7:13:12 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/6/15 | Rachel Stoltzfoos
    Republican South Carolina Sen. Lee Bright started off a debate about the Confederate flag by denouncing the Supreme Courts same-sex marriage ruling and calling on people of faith in South Carolina to rise up.I heard our president sing a religious hymn, and then Friday night I watched the White House be lit up in the abomination colors, Bright said on the South Carolina Senate floor Monday. Its time weve got amazing grace, weve got people in the stands here of faith its time for the church to rise up. Its time for the state of South Carolina to...
  • America: Land of The Banned And Home Of The Thought Slaves

    07/04/2015 9:05:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 5,2015 | Doug Giles
    Last Thursday I returned from two weeks in Africa only to be fish-slapped with the fact that gay marriage is now law and The Dukes of Hazzard has been banned. Way to drop the ball while I’m out hunting. By the way, I shot a massive, old male lion. Someone tweet that to snaggle-toothed Ricky Gervais and let’s watch him try to get me banned. Have him send his vociferations to me at dougl@kissoff.com . Gracias. America has officially morphed into a prissy, little; over-offended brat now, hasn’t it? No offense to prissy, little, over-offended brats, of course. I, for...
  • Dershowitz: NYC Mayor Action Against Trump Not the American Way

    07/03/2015 3:04:32 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 19 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | July 3, 2015 | Richard Pollock
    By Richard Pollock Israel News AgencyNew York July 3, 2015 Civil liberty advocates are jumping all over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasios order to review all of Donald Trumps city contracts because of his recent comments on Mexican immigrants. This is not the American Way, observed Alan Dershowitz, Harvards most distinguished civil liberties law professor, about the chilling effect de Blasios action could have on freedom of speech. De Blasio seems to put himself directly, squarely in conflict with the First Amendment, he told TheDCNF in an interview. At his presidential campaign kickoff, Trump said immigrants...
  • State Silences Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple, Fines Them $135K

    07/03/2015 5:14:13 AM PDT · by Truth29 · 90 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 2, 2015 | Kelsey Harkness
    Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian finalized a preliminary ruling today ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, the bakers who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding, to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they denied service. This case is not about a wedding cake or a marriage, Avakian wrote. It is about a businesss refusal to serve someone because of their sexual orientation. Under Oregon law, that is illegal. In the ruling, Avakian placed an effective gag order on the Kleins, ordering them to cease and desist from speaking publicly about not wanting to bake cakes for...
  • Ex-Gay Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin Under Fire After Speaking Out Against Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    07/03/2015 5:47:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/03/2015 | BY CHRISTINE THOMASOS
    Donnie McClurkin, the pastor and gospel music singer who said God delivered him from "the curse" of homosexuality, is now under fire from critics after speaking out against last Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling which made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. McClurkin, 55, received some harsh criticism after he shared his interpretation of the Bible's position on homosexuality on Facebook last Friday. We've just received the answer from man's Supreme Court ... we already received the answer from GOD," the pastor of Perfecting Faith Church in New York wrote. "With NO REGARD to what the Supreme Court of MAN decrees ......
  • Gone with the Wind should be consigned to museums, N.Y. Post film critic says

    07/01/2015 3:46:23 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 83 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 25, 2015 | Douglas Ernst -
    The national debate over the Confederate flag has now turned toward Scarlett OHara. New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick said Wednesday that Americans should think about relegating the 1939 classic Gone with Wind to a museum. If the Confederate flag is finally going to be consigned to museums as an ugly symbol of racism, what about the beloved film offering the most iconic glimpse of that flag in American culture? Mr. Lumenick asked. Im talking, of course, about Gone with the Wind, which won a then-record eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture of 1939, and still ranks as the...
  • Vanity: TV Land Getting SLAMMED on Facebook for Pulling Dukes

    07/01/2015 9:47:59 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 52 replies
    TV Land is getting SLAMMED for pulling the Dukes! It is amazing to see good people mobilize and give TV Land the criticism deserves. They will lose money over this.. and it's well deserved. When you go against your customers, like Mcdonalds did, prepare to lose millions and millions of dollars. Couldn't have happened to a more deserving network.
  • He's Fired! NBC Severs Ties with Donald Trump [For insulting remarks about Mexicans]

    06/29/2015 1:43:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Cape Code Times ^ | 06/29/2015
    NBC has severed all ties with Donald Trump after his insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants. "At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump," the network said in a statement. "To that end, the annual Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants, which are part of a joint venture between NBC and Trump, will no longer air on NBC. In addition, as Mr. Trump has already indicated, he will not be participating in The Celebrity Apprentice on...
  • Is teaching Christian morals child abuse?

    06/25/2015 8:30:28 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 6/25/15 | Michael Cook
    Australia’s leading gay activist claims that a booklet defending natural marriage by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference clearly breaches an anti-discrimination act. Worse, it exposes “vulnerable children” to “damaging messages”.Rodney Croome, national director of Australian Marriage Equality, is angry that Catholic schools in the state of Tasmania are distributing “Don’t Mess with Marriage”. Archbishop Julian Porteous plans to give 12,000 Tasmanian Catholic school children copies to pass on to their parents.Some teachers were horrified at the prospect of Catholic schools distributing Catholic literature, says Mr Croome: “The Catholic Church has every right to express its views from the pulpit but...
  • Fahrenheit 451 (proven more prescient than ever)

    06/25/2015 10:44:38 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 16 replies
    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury ^ | 1953 | Ray Bradbury
    FAHRENHEIT 451 by Ray Bradbury This one, with gratitude, is for DON CONGDON. FAHRENHEIT 451: The temperature at which book-paper catches fire and burns PART I IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN IT was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed. With the brass nozzle in his fists, with this great python spitting its venomous kerosene upon the world, the blood pounded in his head, and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history. With...
  • We Have the Authoritarian Monarch Leftists Have Always Wanted:

    06/25/2015 10:54:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 91 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Well, there's no way to spin this, folks. It's just a disaster. I think many of us are witnessing now the complete corruption of Washington, DC, meaning the objective has been to corrupt the government and success appears to be, at this moment in time, in hand. As it was pointed out to me earlier today, the left has the government that they've always wanted. We have an authoritarian megalomaniac ruling like a monarch. The opposition bends over and, according to the high court, the Supreme Court, words, laws, really have no meaning. It's whatever the popular interpretation of...
  • Germans dont think America stands for freedom anymore

    06/25/2015 10:07:15 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 59 replies
    WashPost ^ | 6-25-2015 | Adam Taylor
    To many, America is synonymous with freedom. The country dubbed itself the "land of the free" and, when trying to reclaim sliced and fried potatoes from the French, briefly attempted to rename "French fries" as "freedom fries." Yet America's global reputation for personal freedom has taken a beating over the last couple of years. Data from Pew Global Research suggests a dramatic fall in the number of people around the world who say the U.S. government respects the freedom of its people. The issue may be most stark in Germany. Back in 2013, a whopping 81 percent of Germans polled...
  • Jefferson Memorial, Confederate statues enter national race debate

    06/25/2015 7:23:58 AM PDT · by illiac · 39 replies
    LA Times ^ | 6/24/15 | David NG
    he Thomas Jefferson Memorial, which has stood near the banks of the Potomac River in Washington for more than 70 years, is a classical tribute to the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president.. This week, the Jefferson Memorial was drawn into the national debate about race following the shooting deaths of nine people in a predominantly black church in South Carolina last week. It joins other public statues depicting Southern or Confederate figures, including Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, that some are arguing represent the country's racist past and should be removed. CNN anchor...
  • Bobby Jindal Isnt A Real Indian, Say White Liberals

    06/23/2015 12:30:00 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 63 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6-23-2015 | JIM TREACHER
    Were not supposed to tell other people how they should self-identify, are we? Ive been told over and over that its wrong to do that. Especially if youre a white person. And if youre a white male OMG! Yet here we have a Republican politician of Indian descent telling us how he chooses to self-identify, and a bunch of white people are right there to call him an Uncle Tandoori.