Monday, August 21, 2017

“Abortion is Hate”; a sign at yesterday’s Free Speech rally in Boston

by Skip August 21, 2017

I only caught only a little bit of the Free Speech Rally on TV yesterday. The one that struck me the most was before the “official” rally started on the Boston Commons band. All of the local Boston channels had roving reporter / camera guy crews roaming the crowd on the outside of the barriers […]

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Truth be told…they do hate us for wanting to make our own decisions for ourselves

by Skip August 21, 2017

No matter how you slice it, Totalitarians are all about telling you how you will live your life – and not you. (H/T: Powerline)

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Maybe 99.7% of Boston Anti-Free-Speech Protesters Were Not There for Peaceful Purposes

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

This morning Chief Nick Willard asked me about the 99.9% (or 99.7%) of protesters whom the Boston Police commissioner claimed were in the city for a peaceful demonstration. I said (paraphrasing) he couldn’t possibly know that but if 40,000™ people showed up to a protest and a handful got violent (throwing rocks, urine, etc.) why aren’t […]

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Gunman opens fire at Ohio judge, who takes out gun and fires back

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

Boom! A judge in Ohio returned fire at a man who “ambushed” him outside his courthouse, officials say. The judge was wounded, and the suspect killed, in an 8am shoot out. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr was heading to work at a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, where he had worked for 20 years, when he was attacked by a […]

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Mark Steyn: On Calling Everyone a Nazi

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

“They don’t think about whether there’s any actual real connection between guys calling for Jews to be in ovens and Trump.”

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The New Media Militia On Girard at Large with Guest Host Chief Nick Willard – In Defense of Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

This week on the New Media Militia segment of Girard at Large; Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard (the guest host) and I discuss human nature (from policing to running a restaurant). Then we explore the long-term ramifications of the Mob protest in Boston that suppressed free speech and its greater implications for First Amendment expression […]

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NASA Eclipse Live Stream – All Day

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

Press Play to watch the NASA Live Stream coverage of the eclipse. Actual Eclipse Coverage begins at 12 Noon ET

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The University of Chicago Chooses to Lead on Campus Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

This might surprise you, but the University of Chicago is leading the way in defense of free speech on campus. In a letter to incoming freshman, Dean of Students Dr. John (Jay) Ellison reminded them that, “At the University of Chicago, we insist that all faculty and students are free to debate, disagree, and argue, […]

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