Free speech fundamentalists argue that any kind of internet regulation is censorship. But for those of us who want to protect the (relative) innocence of 21st Century childhood, internet regulation is more than essential; it may even be our moral duty. Show More Summary
Analysis: The 'Rabaa Operations Room' retrial is a thinly veiled attack on the universal values of free speech.
Appearing as a guest on Saturday's CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow, CNN political commentator Carl Bernstein declared that, after spending time talking to the White House about Hillary Clinton's paid speeches to Goldman-Sachs, that they...Show More Summary
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is being harshly criticized for repeatedly using the same line that President Obama "knows exactly what he is doing" during ABC News' February 6 Republican presidential debate. A CNN commentator noted that line...Show More Summary
"There it is, the memorized 25-second speech."
New York Magazine: “Chris Christie, whose strategy for the debate was clearly to take out Rubio, repeatedly called attention to the senator’s canned speech and accused him of using memorized sound bits to cover up for his complete lack of [...]
10:13 PM: Rubio campaign pushing out on all cylinders that he's coming in second in a Google poll of who's winning the debate. 10:15 PM: Rote memory of stump speeches is how you end up saying the Air Force is about to be as small asShow More Summary
In the months leading up to her second presidential bid, Clinton gave nearly 100 paid speeches netting her millions of dollars. Voters have received sparse information about the details of those speeches. Continue reading ? The post Speeches earning Clinton millions remain allusive to voters appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The fangs came out early in Saturday night's GOP debate, where New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lit into Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) for giving the same damn speech over and over again, no matter what the question, because he's simply not qualified to be president. Show More Summary
GOP candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie slammed rival, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, accusing him of memorizing speeches but having no grasp of how to actually govern during Saturday evening’s GOP debate. Christie accused Rubio of not understanding how to govern, saying, “See...
Rowan Dean on the authoritarian sanctimony, prying hypocrisy and preening victimhood that is stifling…
As former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) battle it out for the Democratic presidential nomination, it is fair to say that neither has devoted a great deal of attention to K-12 school reform. Education activist Bertis Downs believes he can help one of them seal the nomination with the right […]
Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson on the latest attempt to silence…
Ever wanted your Raspberry Pi to talk to you? Adafruit has a guide for adding speech synthesis to a Pi so it can say all kinds of things. Read more...
She's also a spoken-word artist
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It's been almost a decade since my evil twin Ricardo last posted on this blog. I invite him back today to share a horribly misguided speech that he recently gave as part of a debate in St Andrews on the topic 'Charity begins at home'. Show More Summary
The press is right to note Clinton's Goldman Sachs speaking arrangements are potentially corrupting, but why wouldn't theirs be? During Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, NBC moderator Chuck Todd asked Hillary Clinton a...Show More Summary
Conor McGregor was named 2015’s Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards Friday night, but he wasn’t present to accept the (...)