Free Speech

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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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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“You stupid a** black b*tch! You’re supposed to be on our side!”

by Steve MacDonald August 20, 2017

A Boston free speech event counter-protester (the folks there in opposition to free speech or something) had some unkind words for a black, Boston cop, whose job it was to keep the event… peaceful. No word on whether that officer was hit with any of the bottles of urine counter-protesters tossed at police. "You stupid ass […]

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A Conservative Walks through Free Speech Protesters

by Scott Morales August 20, 2017

And made us proud… A well-mannered, humble conservative gets the welcoming you’d expect as he walks through a crowd  protesting Free Speech yesterday in Boston. And he showed nothing but grace, dignity, and maturity. Trump supporter walks through crowd of hysterical Free speech protestors!They hackle, scream & insult him! #Boston — Corryn ???????? (@Corrynmb) […]

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No Violence Reported at Boston ‘Free Speech’ Rally Today

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2017

How do you put a context on the appearance of large crowds of progressives who show up to counter-protest a rally in support of free speech? Holding its rally at Boston Common, the group Boston Free Speech Coalition invited “libertarians, conservatives, traditionalists, classical liberal, Trump supporters or anyone else who enjoys their right to free speech.” … […]

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Ted Cruz’ Brilliant Remarks on Campus Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2017

Legal Insurrection

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Supreme Court unanimous: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment

by Steve MacDonald June 20, 2017

Grab your ‘shovels’ and mount your “plows” ladies and gentleman because it’s time to move some snowflakes. The Supreme Court has unanimously confirmed that there is no hate Speech exception to the first amendment. Justice Kennedy writing for four justices said, A law found to discriminate based on viewpoint is an “egregious form of content […]

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Social Justice Movement is Just Another left Wing Cult

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2017

Courtesy of Weekend Pundit, and also linked here, is the story of Keri Smith, who recently abandoned the SJW movement and her “ideological prison.” Why? Social justice advocates show a religious-like intolerance for those with whom they disagree, which sometimes manifests itself in unbridled bouts of emotion: “I see increasing numbers of so-called liberals cheering […]

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Is Free Speech Doomed at UNH?

by Steve MacDonald May 17, 2017

UNH, like most universities, is weighted down by diversity curricula and all the anti-free-speech BS that goes with it. This handicap culminated in the very public unmasking of the  UNH Bias-Free Language guide that, among other things, suggested the word American might be problematic. National attention motivated UNH President Mark Huddleston to release a statement claiming […]

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Too bad we don’t have enough adults on campuses like him right now

by Skip April 28, 2017

University of California Berkeley is the “fabled” home of the free speech movement back in the 60s.  Nowadays, not so much as we’ve seen the political correctness/cultural Marxism reach its nadir with respect to LIMITING that same concept.  You know, some dribble about offense, safe spaces, and oppression except it hasn’t stopped at just debate […]

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Are we headed to a new Darkness?

by Skip April 26, 2017

(H/T: Lucianne)

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Why is it the Left (and Progressive Republicans) HATE Free Speech?

by Skip April 15, 2017

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” The Left is not even trying to hide their scorn […]

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Notable Quote – Prof. Christina Hoff Sommers

by Skip April 14, 2017

A traditional feminist on the current crop of “third wave” feminism on college campuses: The women’s movement’s insistence upon adhering to a philosophy of “intersectionality,” Sommers believes, makes impossible any turn back towards moderation. “Intersectionality is the reigning philosophy in today’s campus diversity movement. It’s an illiberal doctrine that views society as a network of […]

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GT-Flashback March 1st, 2014 – Crimea River

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2017

Listen to “GT-Flashback March 1st, 2014 – Crimea River” on Spreaker. Those who ignore history and all that, right? So here’s our podcast from March 1st, 2014 with conversations on Obama’s ‘response’ to Russia in Crimea, the NHGOP and Medicaid Expansion, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s connection to Bondage and Submission sex videos for teens, and Democrats oppressing […]

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And this NH “political” story absolutely misses the REAL point entirely

by Skip November 29, 2016

Let us first contemplate this from Ian Underwood (emphasis mine) – which was (in part): But I urge the committee to consider a couple of deeper, less obvious consequences, not just of passing a bill like this, but of even bringing it up for consideration. The first is that a bill like this undermines respect for the […]

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UNH Women’s Studies Faculty Members Seek Student Expulsion

by Steve MacDonald November 23, 2016

Kimberly Haas writing for the NH Union Leader reported yesterday that UNH wouldn’t take action against counter-protestors or professors calling for their expulsion. The gist of it is this. UNH students protested the election of Donald Trump. Two “counter-protesters” showed up, one in a Richard Nixon mask, the other in a gorilla suit (assumed to […]

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An Open Letter to Hillary’s Supporters

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2016

Guest Post by Jim Kofalt Ever since the election, I have heard disaffected Hillary Clinton voters express shock and dismay over Donald Trump’s victory. How could this possibly happen? What on earth would lead half of the voters in our country to go the polls and vote for Trump?  How can I explain this to […]

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by Steve MacDonald October 27, 2016

How the left tries to silence their opponents. Good stuff. Intimidation, harassment, and blackmail have become the norm in American politics. Why? Because it works. Kimberly Strassel, author of The Intimidation Game, explains.  

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Is James Madison Turning Over in His Grave?

by Steve MacDonald October 9, 2016

From James Madison University, a list of things students should avoid saying. Student leaders of this year’s freshman orientation at James Madison University were given a list of 35 things they should avoid saying, including phrases such as “you have such a pretty face,” “love the sinner, hate the sin,” “we’re all part of the human […]

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Federal Land Double Standard: Ranchers Get Jail, Environmentalists Get Free Pass

by Steve MacDonald October 8, 2016

Conservative commentator Rachel Alexander exposes an Obama double standard applied to protesters on federal land. Peaceful Ranchers, bad. Violent Environmentalists, good. Jerry Delemus sits in jail. These protesters are exercising their free speech rights. Listen now. (Audio 10 min. 27 sec.)

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How Gender Politics Could Impact Local Churches

by Steve MacDonald September 21, 2016
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Dustin Siggins joins me to discuss a recent Massachusetts Commission against discrimination draft document titled “Gender Identity Guidance.” We examine how it could affect local churches in the Bay State and what the ramifications could be for free speech and religious freedom. Download this segment | Listen to the entire Podcast Music c/o Kevin MacLeod […]

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NH Democrats For Shawn Jasper

by Steve MacDonald September 8, 2016
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New Hampshire Democrat’s Democrat Renny Cushing is concerned for (Democrat elected) Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper, and (believe it or not) the integrity of our elections because of how he is being treated during the primary.

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Melissa Click Lands Gig in Spokane Washington

by Steve MacDonald September 4, 2016
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Melissa Click got the axe from Missouri University after making herself infamous, but she’s landed on her feet in the Northwest. Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Gonzaga, said in a written statement that Gonzaga officials knew of Click’s recent history and were confident in welcoming her to the university. […]

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Liberal Gatekeeper Doesn’t Need No Stinkin’ Bill-o-Rights

by Steve MacDonald August 31, 2016
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New York’s AG has decreed that donations to non-profits over $5,000.00 be made public. Myron Magnet, writing at City Journal, had some insightful thoughts on that, then closed with this. [James] Madison would not get the joke that the Constitution’s imagined “right to privacy” allows unrestricted abortion but doesn’t protect anonymous donations to those advocating […]

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Words for Betty Tamposi to mull over – Part 2

by Skip July 19, 2016

“…Clinton and her liberal supporters believe the First Amendment to the Constitution must be curtailed to eliminate protections on certain speech.” This is what Betty Tamposi now believes in.  Curtailment of one of the bedrock freedoms we have here in America.  This is the price she is willing to bear for defeating Trump?  Once again, […]

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Hillary Promises To Try to Ban Political speech She Opposes in First 30 Days as President

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2016
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Hillary wants a constitutional amendment to “address” Citizens United. Hillary Clinton proposes constitutional amendment to tackle Citizens United — CBS News Politics (@CBSPolitics) July 16, 2016 Citizens United is a case about whether the Federal Elections Commission could ban the showing of a movie about Hillary Clinton during her 2008 Presidential campaign. #Hillary not a […]

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Is Father’s Day Destined for the Dumpster?

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2016
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Kevin Kervick joins us to talk about the latest hateful atrocity destined to be ushered out of style by the Social Justice warriors, Father’s Day. It’s unfair to people without fathers and has to go. We also discuss a Title IX case against the University of Montana, Free speech on University Campuses, as well as […]

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There is no such thing as ‘Hate Speech’

by Steve MacDonald June 12, 2016
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I have long argued that the term ‘Hate Speech’ is a rhetorical flourish with no actual meaning. It is a garnish, constructed in the victim factories of the social-justice mullahs of the politically-correct left to control ideas and censor words through intimidation. And while progressives have become fond of adding it to legislation, policies, rules, and the […]

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