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Posts Tagged ‘free speech’

May 23rd, 2016 - 3:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Idaho must pay activists’ legal bills in “ag-gag” case

A federal judge has ordered Idaho to pay $250,000 to animal-rights activists for their legal bills incurred in challenging an unconstitutional “ag-gag” law that made it a crime to video abuse of farm animals. Read story here. Several Republican-dominated farm states have passed such laws[...]

March 1st, 2016 - 10:03 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

No Professorships For You!

Open Letter to My Students: No, You Cannot be a Professor also posted No, You Cannot be a Professor–the Reactions and For New Readers: Northwest History’s Greatest Hits.] In a way it is the greatest compliment a student can give. I ask them what they want to do with their history degree.[...]

January 17th, 2016 - 1:07 am § in America

Dictatorship

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January 10th, 2016 - 10:48 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Anthony Washington: I thought Metro Drivers treated me horribly because I was Black.

A white man, with long dirty blonde hair, unshaved, and rocking a fresh shiner on his left eye, was stopped on a metro bus, route 11, headed towards downtown Seattle via Madison avenue, around 7 o’ clock, on a Saturday evening. He was stopped by a middle aged, African American Female Metro bus dri[...]

December 23rd, 2015 - 1:40 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Corporate Chutzpah at Christmas Time

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.  [...]

October 23rd, 2015 - 1:57 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, The Ave Scene

Anthony Washington: Thomas Jefferson is a hero to most, but not for me

Some would argue that Thomas Jefferson is the most important figure in our American history.  He along with John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston wrote the Declaration of Independence.  Outside of the fact that the Fourth of July brings family and friends together, Am[...]

October 21st, 2015 - 3:54 am § in America, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

Academic Free Speach

THE BLAZE: College Professor Writes Column Confessing Her ‘Hate’ for Republicans —  University of Michigan supports her right of free speech.   Communications professor Susan Douglas wrote a column  titled “We Can’t All Just Get Along.” She said, “In our era of polarization, one par[...]

September 11th, 2015 - 10:14 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

Stop filtering the Black Lives Movement

  Instead of disregarding the fact that 93% of all homicides committed against African Americans are committed by another African American.  We should acknowledge it. Why not make that an issue that the Black Lives Matter movement looks to address? It seems ridiculous not to hold all people t[...]

August 13th, 2015 - 10:55 am § in Religion, Religion

A Muslim Atheist Debates a Christian Creationist

A Creationist Decided to Answer My 10 Questions and the Results are Hilarious   1) Do you understand the difference between science and faith? Right back at you! It takes more faith to believe in evolution, and may scientists even use the term faith to describe their believe in “missing links”.[...]

June 16th, 2015 - 10:08 am § in America, Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

I am Filipino

In some respects I feel like I am Filipino.  I know I would have been treated differently by some Filipinos if I could actually say I had Filipino blood in me.  I still have to show Filipinos pictures of my family for them to believe that I am a Cordova, or that I know anything […][...]