February 19, 2018
Culture

In the Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for the Founding Fathers

December 12, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

The Daily Signal by Jarrett Stepman It is sometimes astounding the kind of foresight the Founding Fathers had in protecting future generations from tyranny. The current international push to criminalize free speech in the name of various social movements should make us thankful that we have the First Amendment. Most [Read More]

Donald Trump

Trump Tweet Tempest

June 30, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel   The First Amendment to the Constitution reads: 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 [Read More]

Education

Satirizing Self-Satire

May 8, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel    As I tell my students when we’re dealing with common literary terms, satire is a form of comedy where one makes fun of individuals or institutions by exaggeration, or by telling the whole truth about them. I suppose I should update the definition a bit, because [Read More]

PC-Silliness

Is Twitter censorship Constitutional?

April 13, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

It is no secret that Twitter (Facebook AND Google) has been censoring Conservatives, Independents, and Libertarians under the guise that they are private entities and have the right to decide who can use their sites and who cannot. The extent of Twitter and Facebook’s purging of non-Progressives are sending up [Read More]

Politics

National Review cruise — The First Amendment

November 21, 2016 Puma ByDesign 0

On behalf of Bookworm, I’m reposting her account of an NRO Cruise she’s embarked on . Enjoy! November 14, 2016 Today’s seminars were about the First and Second Amendment discussions. Both panels were interesting but I was absurdly gratified to discover that, with few exceptions, nothing was said that we [Read More]

Education

Studies In Relative Morality: College v. High School

September 26, 2016 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel   In recently discussing the aphorism: “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing,” with my students, I recounted the tragedy of Kitty Genevose, the young New York City Woman, who, on March 13, 1964, was stabbed to death outside her [Read More]