Bill from Merit, Michigan, called during Tuesday’s show to highlight one of his pet peeves: the use of irregardless when one means regardless. While it shows up in speech and is even discussed in some dictionaries, it is definitely nonstandard. Show More Summary
What's more important: free speech or the safety and security of the President? Ideally, we'd have both, but the government is arguing, in a case granted review by the Supreme Court earlier this week, that a recent holding by the Ninth Circuit ensures that the President's security detail will be......
I've posted a bunch about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a shadowy, secretive trade deal that will have a disastrous effect on the Internet, privacy and free speech, thanks to the brutal copyright provisions the US Trade Rep has crammed into it.
Both CNN and MSNBC devoted significant coverage to the Obama administration's commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 2. Fox News, on the other hand, spent less than 20 seconds acknowledging President Obama's speech outlining significant new efforts to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama is set to deliver a speech on the Affordable Care Act from The White House on Tuesday, December 3rd beginning at approximately 2:30pm. The president is expected to give an update on the HealthCare.gov website and highlight positive aspects of Obamacare while surrounded by people who have benefited from the law.
Vin Diesel gave an emotional speech at the Paul Walker crash site and makeshift memorial Monday night, addressing the throng of fans who have gathered there. Paul's co-star in the Fast and the Furious films addressed his fellow mourners,...Show More Summary
Freedom of speech as it is known in the United States and other nations doesn’t apply to France, where it is illegal to make racist comments. And that’s where Bob Dylan is under judicial investigation. Based on a complaint filed by some Croatians. Who took offense to Dylan comparing their nation to the KKK and [...]
Demonstrators have been taking to the streets of several cities in Egypt to protest the proposed new constitution which they say limits the right of free speech. These protesters are mainly non-Islamists. Many of whom participated in the original protests over the authoritarian government of Hosni Mubarak, leading to his stepping down.
From Rickey.org After attending a private memorial service held yesterday (Dec. 2) for the late Paul Walker, his Fast and the Furious co-star Vin Diesel arrived at the crash site to thank fans for their support. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
December 3, 1901: In a 20,000-word speech, President Theodore Roosevelt asked Congress to curb the power of large corporations ("trusts"); he became known as a "trust-buster." His administration sued dozens of what it called "monopolies," notably John D. Show More Summary
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy gave his speech about going to the moon and less than a decade later, America had fulfilled that goal. Two years later, he gave a similar address about ending world hunger, but 50 years later our planet is still struggling with this objective. Show More Summary
At last night’s Spectator debate, the audience voted dramatically in favour of the motion Let’s Get Fracking! Despite impassioned speeches from Green party leader Natalie Bennett, Greenpeace’s Joss Garman, and Craig… Continue reading The post Fracking debate: ‘Let’s peak into this pandora’s box’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
France has filed formal charges against music legend Bob Dylan for comments he made in a 2012 Rolling Stone interview about Croations. That such charges can be filed shows the state of free speech in France isn’t good, and the dangers of the “hate speech” and anti-bullying movements: French authorities have filed preliminary charges against...
Ilya Shapiro The Supreme Court has long applied exacting scrutiny to limitations placed on the freedoms of speech and association. Unfortunately, the Court has not extended such protection to those forcibly unionized. In Abood v. Detroit...Show More Summary
Vin Diesel finally broke his silence on the death of his friend Paul Walker last night -- arriving at the crash scene and thanking mourners for "showing that angel in heaven how much you appreciate him."Diesel and Walker had appeared in several…
Brooke McGowan of the Tea Party News Network showed how much she loves our Constitution at the Reclaim America rally November 19. During her speech, she warned that the US may be judged by God for allowing the free practice of atheism, Wicca and Islam “In this nation we have turned away from the God […]
Michael Rubin confuses several things in his post on the protests in …
1. You believe that you are being actively judged 2. You believe that the subject of the talk is you When you stand up to give a speech, there's a temptation to believe that the audience is actually interested in...
Any attempts to censor the internet in the past few years by any authority have been torn apart and destroyed by the public and pro-free speech campaigners in a matter of days. Despite these failed attempts in the past, the federal government seems to once again be planning to try and monitor internet activity with [...]