Category Archives: Freedom of speech
In a ruling that surprised absolutely nobody – with the possible exception of the President himself – the Southern District of New York ruled that the President cannot block people on Twitter.
Let’s spend Constitution Thursday digging into this and seeing what other things it might end up impacting…
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…