Posts Tagged ‘free speech’

May 6th, 2013 - 10:51 pm § in America

Darwin Falls Down

EllenGraceJones tell us Darwin was wrong, and we need to update our model of evolution, She’s a fashion editor. An interesting experiment and indeed correct in that we are still evolving, however to attribute it to the Victorian, matter-based, Darwinian model of evolution is backward-thinking and [...]

October 6th, 2012 - 12:24 pm § in America

Lenny Bruce ..a prophet

Tablet Magazine’s Liel Leibovitz says it’s because Bruce was always a prophet, not an entertainer. [Running time: 8:45.][...]

July 5th, 2012 - 6:13 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Voices from July past.

John Adams condemned democracy as “arbitrary, tyrannical, bloody, cruel, and intolerable a government…. Robespierre [a driving force behind the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution] is a perfect exemplification of the character of the first bellwether in a democracy.” Edmund Randol[...]

March 6th, 2012 - 5:11 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

The Boycott Limbaugh List Grows ……….

UPDATED Here is a list of advertisers who have now left the Limbaugh show: AOL CARBONITE QUICKEN LOANS PROFLOWERS SLEEP TRAIN SLEEP NUMBER LEGALZOOM Updated 6 March: Vitacost AccuQuote ServiceMagic Polycom Hadeed Carpet Thompson Creek Windows. BareEscentuals SensaWeightLoss Deere & Co[...]

February 7th, 2012 - 3:13 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Religion

Chaplains Instructed to Tell Catholics Commander in Chief Has Sinned

Archbishop to U.S. Troops: Obamacare Reg ‘Is a Blow to a Freedom…for Which You Have Seen Your Buddies Fall in Battle’ By Terence P. Jeffrey, CNSNEWS  February 6, 2012 Archbishop Timothy Broglio, who leads the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, wrote a letter to be read [...]

October 22nd, 2011 - 10:59 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Why is John McCain so upset?

So, John McCain has been complaining about the end of DADT.  So, I was in the USN same time as John McCain. I never did understand either DADT or the fuss about it.  My CO was openly and, actually flagrantly, obnoxiously, stick it in your eye .. gay.Funny thing, no one respected him … not [&[...]

September 24th, 2011 - 8:57 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, Science

What Human Origins Mean to Berkeley

Ardipithecus and the research university Kevin Padian, professor of paleontology and evolutionary biology | 10/10/09 | excerpted from the Berkeley Blog Ardipithecusis the focus of a lot of media attention at the moment.  New research discoveries made by the Berkeley faculty seem to make the news co[...]

September 18th, 2011 - 7:59 am § in Hypocrisy

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The French approach to public prayer

A ban on praying in the street has come into effect in France. …………….. “I can say that all prayers outside the mosques are over. We have undertaken a commitment to the authorities that prayers in the streets are over, and that this room is open to everyone without exc[...]

July 4th, 2011 - 10:30 am § in America

Celebrating the 4th!

In 2007 the family-friendly Seattle Center House was host to The Backbone Campaign’s celebration “March Forth!” commemorating the day in 1789 that our Constitution became law. In typically dramatic fashion, they unrolled a giant hand-painted Constitution, inviting folks to sign it [...]

May 2nd, 2011 - 6:10 am § in America

Free Speech Under Attack by Radical Right

Ed. While the progressive world has been distracted by the absurdist attacks on President Obama’s birth certificate, there is a far more serious and relentless attack on academic free speech itself. CLICK THE FLAG  to read “The AFL-CIO, Communism & Right-to-Work in Missouri” K[...]