Category Archives: Free speech

Spring time in Madison, the fragile flowers are in bloom

The equity majors are in high dudgeon! Studying — some of them, anyway — at the great University of Wisconsin-Madison campus are 44,640 students. Of those, 9,824 are graduate students, 37.9% from out of state, 8.4% foreign, 65% White, 13.3% … Continue reading

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It’s DEI or die! for campus free speech

Worse than the Joe McCarthy era! What did that Stanford University administrator do when asked to restore order as law students disrupted an invited speaker? Instead of quelling the mob, she asked the speaker, a federal judge, “whether the juice … Continue reading

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Membership has its privileges

and responsibilities! Process matters. That’s what a Constitution is all about. It tells what government may do and — in the case of the Bill of Rights — what government may not. You may believe your President to be the … Continue reading

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Do kids today have a prayer?

God only knows! After the horror of Uvalde TX and, here in Madison, cafeteria brawls, 12-year-olds stealing cars, and teenage shoot-em-ups, this headline in this morning’s Wall Street Journal seems almost quaint: “Supreme Court rules coach can pray on field … Continue reading

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“Doth protest too much?” University of Wisconsin delays free speech survey

by Jonathan Turley The survey has caused faculty and administrators to go into seems almost unhinged panic. … The survey asked students about self-censorship, opinions toward viewpoint diversity, campus climate, knowledge of the First Amendment and fears over expressing oneself. … Continue reading

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Ask college kids about free speech? EEK!

We’re so offended! Progressives have it easy. Confronted with contrary facts or unassailable opinions, they need only cry “Koch Brothers,” “Republican talking points,” or play aggrieved victim. They can hound Condoleeza Rice from the speaker’s platform by claiming hurt feelings. … Continue reading

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