Category Archives: Free speech

The Capital Times: No sifting and winnowing for ‘extremists’

Predictably, for a newspaper whose editors promote the cult of Che Guevara and his Antifa descendants, The Capital Times gives a free hall pass to the speech disrupters. Confronted with silenced speakers here and across the nation, The University of … Continue reading

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Hey football millionaires, take a knee for spousal abuse

13 days since the last NFL player arrest Good for Mike Pence. The vice president left the football game at Indianapolis after 20 San Francisco 49ers “took a knee” during the National Anthem. Now if we get a few thousand … Continue reading

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Free speech and gun rights will collide Tuesday on the UW-Madison campus

UPDATE: Campus conservatives say UW stifling Right speech — again UPDATE #2: Two of the few conservative faculty step up. The University of Wisconsin’s commitment to the free exchange of ideas — you know, that “sifting and winnowing” thing — will … Continue reading

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Caution: political agitprop in downtown Madison

It’s called “posing for holy pictures.” Feel-good government resolutions that condemn hate, plague, pestilence, and things that go bump in the night. Except that those Hallmark card resolutions tend to be tendentious mousetraps of selective outrage sprung for partisan purposes. … Continue reading

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A red, white & blue Tuesday in one Madison WI neighborhood

A most beautiful Independence Day was celebrated (not merely observed) here at the Stately Manor. The indentured servants, unlettered field hands, white lab coats, The Squire, Mrs. Squire and #1 Son helped themselves to the brats, beans, and burgers laid … Continue reading

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John Nichols re-educates Winston Smith

“It is a beautiful thing, the destruction of words.” — George Orwell  In Sunday’s newspaper, Comrade John Nichols invokes the holy names of Old Fighting Bob and Wild Bill Evjue by way of establishing that, once upon a time, The … Continue reading

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