Archive for November 16th, 2018

November 16th, 2018 - 7:11 pm § in Donald Trump

Free speech or hate speech?

The First Amendment right of free speech is expansive, but not absolute. If it were, libel law couldn’t exist. Anyone who participates in acidic political debate on the internet should think about how far they can go in slamming, shaming, or skewering their ideological adversaries without caus[...]

November 16th, 2018 - 12:55 pm § in Uncategorized


Avi Ibrahim Balser, a dear Facebook friend, and I have been debating the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision on abortion.  Avi says he stands by Byron White’s opposition opinion.  Avi may be surprised that I agree with Justice White that the decision was  certainly not in the intent of the authors of[...]

November 16th, 2018 - 8:23 am § in Donald Trump

White House gives up trying to bar CNN reporter

Update: The White House gave up and restored CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass on Monday, Nov. 19, after CNN threatened to go back to court to prevent the administration from carrying out its threat to resume barring him from press briefings when the temporary order expired. Read story her[...]

November 16th, 2018 - 12:07 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Politics

Oh Oh .. New Threats from Trump’s Buddy in North Korea

North Korean state media is reporting that Kim Jong Un observed the successful testing of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon.” The North Korean leader is said to have been “so excited to say that another great work was done by the defense scientists and munitions industrial workers[...]