Edgewood College attacks free speech. We laugh, ignoring its lessons for us all

Summary: Small incidents show the evolution of America. Pay attention, for these trends can be more easily stopped in their early days. See a new confrontation at Edgewood College. The reports about it are mostly mockery. More fools they. It has lessons for both Left and Right, showing the Left in action and illustrating one … Continue reading Edgewood College attacks free speech. We laugh, ignoring its lessons for us all

See free speech crushed at Tufts today. Remember 1964, when we were wild & untamed…

Summary: Every month brings new stories of America's liberties eroding away, and our passive acceptance.  This Halloween brings an especially pitiful example. To understand how far we have fallen, compare the behavior of college students today to that during a famous incident fifty years ago. Sad, but we can change. We will be what we … Continue reading See free speech crushed at Tufts today. Remember 1964, when we were wild & untamed…

The Left attacks US politics by shutting down Trump’s events

Summary: Campaign 2016 has taken a surprising turn for the worse. The Left has failed to crush Trump by declaring him illegitimate ("fascist Hitler racist") so they suppress his events (free speech for we, but not for thee). At best it's likely to backfire on them. Worse, the Right might reply in kind, further degrading … Continue reading The Left attacks US politics by shutting down Trump’s events

The Left disrupts Trump’s rally. More of this might put him in the WH.

Summary: The recent win by the Left in Chicago shows why the Left so often loses, and how we might lose so much along with them. Their speech suppression protests -- and Trump's retaliation at their events -- will degrade US politics, and might put Trump in the White House. Can you image 100s of … Continue reading The Left disrupts Trump’s rally. More of this might put him in the WH.

A speech by one of Britain’s greatest leaders gives a powerful start to our new year

Only the next generation can see what were the big stories of 2014, but one appears clear even now. In 2014 Americans finally became aware that the 1% has screwed us, taking most of America's productivity gains since the 1970s. We saw it in the news about rising inequality, in new studies about inequality (e.g., … Continue reading A speech by one of Britain’s greatest leaders gives a powerful start to our new year