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Look who wants to gut the First Amendment

By |September 18th, 2014|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(Centennial Fellow) By recently voicing full-hearted approval of a bill eviscerating the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, Senate Democrats showed themselves to be among the most extreme, irresponsible, self-serving and historically ignorant establishment politicians of this era. If they should actually get their way — and they conceivably could short of voter outrage — we could someday see a once strapping American spirit hopelessly hobbled when imperiousness comes its way. […]

Torturing First Amendment poor solution to campaign finance problems

By |May 11th, 2014|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

For the record, I’m in favor of the First Amendment guarantee of free speech, with the usual and, I should think, reasonable exceptions (the clichéd but relevant prohibition against yelling “fire” in a school or crowded theater or showing pornography in either venue, for example). […]