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You will be censored if you disagree with the Censorious Left
Tonight I read that a conservative citizen in Madison has had her comments on a listserv “reported” for God knows what reasons. As a liberal who knows First Amendment rights are essential, and political purity is rank, I feel more than compelled to respond.
Dorothy Borchardt started a thread posting on NextDoor about the need for additional police officers in our city. The matter was voted on by the Madison City Council this week and blazed to passage 17-2. For the record I am also very much in support of our city police and added my comments to the thread as well.
But over the past few days all of Borchardt’s comments were ‘reported’ to the moderators of the listserv as somehow not meeting a certain criteria. I find that most troubling. We all should!
- Via Anne of Althouse. The L.A. Times reports:The estimated cost of building 119 miles of bullet train track in [California’s] Central Valley has jumped to $10.6 billion, an increase of $2.8 billion from the current budget and up from about $6 billion originally.
The new calculation takes into account a number of intractable problems encountered by the state rail agency. It raises profoundly difficult questions about how the state will complete what is considered the nation’s largest infrastructure project with the existing funding sources….
The sobering news about the cost increases was long forewarned, though rail authority Chairman Dan Richard has consistently rejected those warnings. About a year ago, the Federal Railroad Administration issued a secret risk analysis that said costs were rising sharply and could hit $9.5 to $10 billion. When The Times disclosed the warning, Richard downplayed the analysis….
Evers leads the pack with an 18-point lead
It’s Evers (29%), Vinehout (11%) and Soglin (10%) in the first publicly-released survey of the Democratic primary for governor, conducted by Public Policy Polling.
Category Archives: Free speech
‘Hey white boy, what you doin’ uptown?’ — Lou Reed The social justice night riders are out, baying for the blood of white men — all complicit in the election of Donald Trump. When identity politics is all you’ve got, … Continue reading
“This is what democracy looks like,” the Derail the Jail mob chanted Monday night as they disrupted a scheduled meeting of the Dane County Board of Supervisors. No, this is what the Bolshevik putsch 100 years ago looked like. This … Continue reading
UPDATE: County Board to meet tonight (11-21-17) to reconsider fees, including the $28 wheel tax, and the tax levy but NOT the county jail. More here. Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting was continually disrupted by the 75 to 80 people in … Continue reading
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‘Seriously, block his ass!’ (That ass being the Squire’s) Isthmus reporter Dylan Brogan is a reliably liberal voice but he committed some journalism earlier this month and got played The Race Card for his efforts. The incident is a Little Red … Continue reading
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