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Hatred of Mohammad … Or Love of Liberty?

Freedom of speech; separation of church and state. These are principles to cherish, not to denigrate. The true “haters” out there are the ones who shout the label of “hater” at anyone who dares to take a moment to stand up for them.

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Europe’s Antitrust Assault on Google

Since people can search through other sources besides Google, it is not at all clear why Google cannot run its own operation for its own benefit, while others run their operations for their own benefit.

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What’s The True Test of One’s Commitment to Free Speech and Association?

Permitting discriminatory practices in publicly owned facilities — such as libraries, parks and beaches — should not be permitted. That is because they are publicly financed by taxpayers and everyone should have a right to equal access. Denying freedom of association in private clubs, private businesses and private schools violates a human right.

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Can Obama Dictate An Increase In Taxes Without Congress?

Don’t think that “hard” dictators (of the right-wing or left-wing variety) don’t lie in wait to exploit the next economic or military crisis, now that Obama has set the stage for going way outside the boundaries of the Constitutional separation of powers.