Sometimes Speech Is Ugly
In 1775, Patrick Henry gave one of the greatest – if not the greatest – speech in American history. The problem was that it was also seditious, traitorous and downright objectionable – if you happen to be a Loyalist. It reminds us of the precious care with which we hold the freedom to speak our minds.
In England – the Mother Country – a man is convicted for teaching his girlfriends dog to give a Nazi salute. In the United States, people with a specific view are told that they are not welcome at an event.
Is Social Media trying to cull conservative voices?
Why does it matter?
In all of the world and in all of history, it is the 1st Amendment that guarantees that the Government cannot interfere with the freedom of speech.
In a look at the lighter side of things, an Astronomer discovers a “new” planet. And an Olympia man discovers that “dope is better in Tacoma.” Except that there are also paratroopers coming to get you…
Posted on March 23, 2018, in 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, 360 Show, American, Constitution, Freedom of speech, History, Revolution, Revolutionary War and tagged 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment, Dankula, Freedom of speech, Patrick Henry, Tacoma. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.