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.
The Party is not interested in the overt act. The thought is all we care about.
When liberals clamor for ‘diversity,’ they don’t necessarily mean they are ready to tolerate actual disagreement.
Without deviation, without exception, without any ifs, buts, or whereases, freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they have, or the views they express, or the words they speak or write.
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.
Political correctness is simply tyranny with manners.