The struggle is always between the individual and his sacred right to express himself and … the power structure that seeks conformity, suppression, and obedience.
The political left’s attempts to silence ideas they cannot, or will not, debate are a confession of intellectual bankruptcy.
It [freedom] is a thing of the spirit. Men must be free to worship, to think,
to hold opinions, to speak without fear. They must be free to challenge wrong and oppression with the surety of justice.
No danger flowing from speech can be deemed clear and present unless the incidence of the evil apprehended is so imminent that it may befall before there is an opportunity for full discussion. Only an emergency can justify repression.
We live in a country where 60m+ people are going to vote for a dementia patient to be leader of the free world.Continue reading “Building the new Internet”
We welcome the views of others. We seek a free flow of information across national boundaries and oceans, across iron curtains and stone walls. We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
The totalitarian mindset behind the liberal vision shows through in innumerable ways. There are no institutions in America where free speech is more severely restricted than in our politically correct colleges and universities, dominated by liberals.
In 2016 when Big Tech started to crack down on “hate speech” I along with many others were quick to point out the “hateful” speech directed at white people, men, Christians, and minorities who dared to step outside the orthodoxy of the “woke” progressive cult.Continue reading “Hate speech doesn’t exist. Stop legitimizing it”
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don’t like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don’t expect freedom to survive very long.
Error of opinion may be tolerated when reason is left free to combat it.