Category Archives: Speech & Press

How To Avoid Being Called A Russian Agent Online

Caitlin Johnstone, a down-under very-lefty, waives copyright. Her offering today made it irresistible to copy her, wholesale:

Posted in Heckler's Veto, Humor, Journalism, Naked Emperors, Plutocracy, Russia, Speech & Press, Virtue signaling | Tagged

The Antifa Spirit in America

Three related items deserve memorialization: First, the beating-with-impunity of journalist Andy Ngo by antifa thugs in Portland. Portland police are AWOL; most or all left-of-center condemnations blame the victim, too: [T]o insist that we call antifa ‘fascists’ only plays into … Continue reading

Posted in antifa, deathworks, Political correctness, progressivism, Selma Envy, Sexualia, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity, woke capital | Tagged

My blog runneth over

Our death-dealing cold in the Midwest (I expect deaths before this is published) is a good excuse to stay inside, imbibing coffee and bourbon, reading, and even thinking. Okay, the bourbon is purely notional until the sun’s below the yardarm … Continue reading

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Friday 10/12/18

Varied, and I can’t unequivocally say that the first item is most important, though it’s very important indeed. Continue reading

Posted in antifa, Bread & Circuses, Christendom, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Heckler's Veto, Internet, Jeremiad, Journalism, Legalia, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Is (Liberal) Democracy Dying?

A Symposium of sorts on some world-changing trends. Continue reading

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My blog overfloweth

Oh dear! So much that’s shareable today! Continue reading

Posted in Damn rackets, death, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Miscellany, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, Sundry flakes

Spleen ventings (and more)

1 Spleen venting #1: I’m pleased that the American Bar Association, which marginalized itself over decades, will now be denied its long preeminence in advising the Senate on federal judicial nominees. I’m one of those who quit the ABA in … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Economia, Evangelicalism, Journalism, Political Matters, progressivism, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press | Tagged

Too interesting times

From lighter to very heavy. (The heavy is another man’s shattered faith.) Continue reading

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If you promise, deliver

[John] McAdams, a professor of political science, wrote on his personal blog, Marquette Warrior, about a recorded interaction in which a graduate student philosophy instructor told her student that his opinions opposing gay marriage “are not appropriate.” A month later, … Continue reading

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Δ blindness

The New York Times item (news? analysis? editorial?) on the Right “weaponizing” the First Amendment is, of course, subject to satire and plausible accusations of hypocrisy — as is the Rights newish romance with that Amendment. But here’s a fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Legalia, Political Matters, progressivism, realignment, Religious freedom, Speech & Press