Free Speech

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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THE DARK ART OF POLITICAL INTIMIDATION

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 https://t.co/sHrV1pzOXE — 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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Federal court revives challenge to PA buffer zone

by Ellen Kolb June 1, 2016

While New Hampshire abortion providers are deciding whether to put our state’s currently-unenforced anti-First-Amendment “buffer zone” law  to work, they might want to keep an eye on the Bruni case out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A challenge by peaceful pro-lifers to that city’s buffer zone law had been tossed by a federal district court – but on June […]

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NH State Senator Andy Sanborn: you are wrong on this. Even more so, Grant Bosse…

by Skip May 11, 2016

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. [Art.] 22. [Free Speech; Liberty of the Press.] Free speech […]

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Crowder Absolutely DESTROYS Special Little Snowflakes at UMASS

by Kimberly Morin April 30, 2016

MUST. SEE. VIDEO.

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Notable Quote – David Horowitz

by Skip April 26, 2016

It is a strange election cycle when Republicans go to war with each other with a ferocity rarely manifest when they are confronting Democrats and their progressive agendas. It is especially puzzling because a general consensus has formed on the right that the Democratic Party is moving so far left that its agendas threaten the […]

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Bernie’s lawyers apparently never heard of the Streisand effect

by Skip April 17, 2016

And I thought Socialists were against the Right to Private Property?  Seems like someone wants to defend Bernie’s Intellectual Property (a very important part of Private Property)?  From Overlawyered we see some lawyers haven’t figured out that the Internet has a vote in all this.  IMHO, this should be a flat out free speech issue, […]

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Speech and Censorship

by Steve MacDonald April 12, 2016
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We talk about our bread and butter – free speech and how we’re better at allowing it and protecting it than our progressive friends. Here’s a little ‘taste’ from the segment above (42 sec.)… Listen to the full interview above. Full podcast here.  

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Emory Stands for Free Expression

by Steve MacDonald April 4, 2016
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The Leftists going nuts over #TheChalkening really need to chillax and remember the benefits of free speech. … Free speech is important on college campuses, even if it’s promoting something I personally disagree with. College is supposed to prepare students for “real life,” meaning they’ll face challenging and uncomfortable situations. There’s no reason to create […]

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Speech Can’t be Funded with Public Money Unless Money…is Speech.

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2016
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Skip has been sounding the alarm on Democracy Spring, the latest (no-doubt well-funded) progressive-barbarian horde sent to pillage your constitutional rights. But Justice Clarence Thomas, quoted here in Luis v. United States, makes a very clear case for WHY the progressive left’s get-“outside”-money-out-of-elections fraud would violate those rights (emphasis, mine). Constitutional rights protect the necessary prerequisites for […]

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Democracy Spring – MOBS disrupt, democracies reason

by Skip April 2, 2016

Unless of course, you are using the language and definitions of the Left which at that point, democracy = mobs under the Left’s control.  And certainly, the Democracy Spring march, in which NH Rebellion is participating, is all that and more: Washington, beware: Democracy Spring is officially on its way to “reclaim the People’s House.” So declared […]

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Instapundit answers THE question of last night’s riot at cancelled Trump rally

by Skip March 12, 2016

I remember people saying that back in 1968, too. Back then, it was the New Left radicals attacking (literally a riot) their “own” Party, the Democrats.  Now, the New Left (organized by MoveOn.org) is going after Trump – who breaks every conceivable Political Correctness out there.  And we are now seeing, outside of college campuses), […]

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Are Campaign Finance Reformers Ignorant or are They Lying to You?

by Steve MacDonald March 11, 2016
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We are increasingly living in an oligarchy where big money is buying politicians. We must overturn Citizens United before it’s too late. — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) March 11, 2016 The unspoken half-truth behind this idea is that while money has influence campaign finance reform does nothing to fix that. Citizen’s United made it better. Campaign finance reform […]

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University of Missouri Enrollment Drops 20%

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2016
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If you’ve forgotten, the University of Missouri had a riot, of sorts. A protest. A sit in, with standing, and shouting. There was fist waving and threats over the alleged outrage over an alleged poop swastika, on an alleged bathroom wall, left–perhaps allegedly–by some alleged descendant of Piltdown Man. All the finest people were offended. […]

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She Now Believes That America Did Not Come as Advertised

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2016
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There is an excellent article written by Marc Randazza at Pope Hat, on the descent away from free speech and open debate. There is a bit of (justifiable) grown-up language near the end, so consider yourself warned, but you should go and read it. Allow me to set the table with a sample. “… Michael Moroz is the son […]

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Carl Gibson – Hoax Email Meant to Cost Dean-Bailey Her Election Was Protected Speech

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2016
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  The Concord Monitor is reporting that NH Democrat Maureen Mann staffer Carl Robert Gibson’s lawyer is trying to get the election tampering charges against him dropped based on the premise that Gibson’s hoax email is protected by the first amendment. Gibson’s attorney, Michael Iacopino, filed a motion Jan. 22 to dismiss the charges. He wrote […]

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The Word ‘Free’ in Free Speech, has Nothing To Do With Money

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2016
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The image above, from an email I referenced here, is the exercise of political speech by people trying to get money out of speech. I don’t believe that is desirable, so naturally, I have some questions. Who paid for the poster board, the stick, the staples, the markers, the smartphone he is (probably) using to tweet the […]

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NH Rebellion’s Many Progressive Bedfellows

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2015
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NH Rebellion is a magnet for useful idiots. Rule #1 – If *Democrats want it the odds are good it’s bad for freedom, individual liberty, State sovereignty, the Constitution, and the country. Stay away. (*We’re talking about the progressive variety running the party and setting the agenda and those that keep them in power.) Rule […]

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