Free Speech

FROM ITS HEYDAY AS A BASTION OF THE RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH… (…to being an epicenter of bigotry and intolerance against any non-conforming views) The latest threat of another round of violent demonstration and protest, against the presence on campus

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BERKLEY-ITES HAVE NO TOLERANCE FOR ANYONE ELSE’S FREE SPEECH… (…unless it conforms exactly to their own views…about anything…) Back in the Sixties, while we were involved with various operations in the mountains and jungles of what were the northern wildernesses

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DESECRATION OF THE FLAG…. (…and of the republic…for which it stands) Flag burning, and other marks of disrespect for our national emblem, have been the source of contentious debates almost as fierce as those we have had about the right

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THEY’VE DUMPED…LE TRUMP… (by pandering to a demographic claque yowling about his dumbass campaign comments…) Free speech and the right to hold even wrong-headed views about anything…is no longer possible here in America. This is especially true for anyone attempting

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IN EGYPT…PHARAONIC RULE IS BACK ( so journalists…be advised…report or comment about Egypt at your peril) The Egyptian revolution’s outcome during the so-called Arab Spring which swept across the region…from Morocco to Syria…ended up with the country in shambles and

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO FREE SPEECH? (…no matter how offensive it might be…especially if it is made in private) The recent furor over the private rants of a super-rich ignoramus seems to have overlooked something, namely, the First Amendment. Compared to

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