Businesses should not self-censor and appease those who bully them. They should uphold the right to free speech and liberty—and pressure governments everywhere to do their job of protecting business and the rest of us against the initiators of physical force.
It is our moral obligation as faculty to defend our students’ basic rights to free speech and expression, whether we support those views or not.
If businesses want to operate successfully, they must stand up for liberty and freedom of speech, in solidarity to those who have been attacked, for their own self-interest.
Sony has the power of the dollar. Don’t blame it for not having the power of the gun.
Despite its shortcomings, Glenn Greenwald has written an important book about today’s emergent totalitarianism in America.
Western values of liberty are under ruthless attack by the academic elite on college campuses across America.
It’s fine if the NBA — or any private group — wants to censor speech on its own property. But it’s important that government not have the power to silence us.
As long as millions of Americans vote on the basis of who gives them free stuff, look for their freedom — and all our freedom — to be eroded away, bit by bit.
ending federal bureaucrats to meddle in newsroom affairs by conducting an alleged “study” will chill news coverage and make government-licensed broadcast media think twice about airing stories that place the Obama administration in a bad light.
Individual liberty, freedom and private property — including the most precious right of free speech – are not frozen in place forever. Government will always test its limits and watch how we respond.
The nation must be made “safe” from provocative words. It won’t be called “censorship.” It will be called the enforcement of “responsible speech.”
Would there be any room for Perry Mason in today’s criminal court system? Could he successfully defend a client accused of “hate” speech, or having committed a “hate” crime?
The barbarians and totalitarians inside and outside our borders are ready to ambush the First Amendment and render us helpless against their onslaught.
A federal employee decides to write a book on his knowledge of a known government scandal. After signing a book contract with a major publisher, the book deal is subsequently forbidden—by the government. Does this sound like a George Orwell novel? Or an Ayn Rand work of fiction? No. It’s really happening. Not in a […]
if one remains silent for fear of retaliation or retribution, one can’t claim that one is being “censored,” can one?
As I noted in my last column, “The Stinking Badges of Our Federales” (June 2nd), the Department of Justice is again on the attack against freedom of speech. The occasion for this guerilla attack is a talk to be given by United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee Bill Killian during an event […]
Obama represents the worst in people: Unaccountability, resentment, envy and unearned entitlement. He speaks to the small-minded and petty in people, and he has the “audacity” to call this “progressive.”
Every day, millions of Americans dispense advice to friends, relatives, and complete strangers through blogs, websites, and a variety of online publications. And each time they do so, many of these Americans could be risking substantial fines and perhaps even imprisonment. As an example, three years ago Steve Cooksey was rushed to the hospital in […]