Tag Archives: free speech

What the President of Middlebury Did Not Say

Fenster writes: Charles Murray was properly incensed over the egregious actions of those protesting his recent appearance at Middlebury College.  At the same time he was gracious and generous as regards the way the Administration handled the event. In truth … Continue reading

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Gallup Weighs in on Free Speech on Campus

Fenster writes: Gallup has released the results of polling on the issue of free speech on campus.

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More on Free Speech

Fenster writes: As I have written before I am not a free speech absolutist.  This is part of a broader pattern, since I aspire to be an anti-absolutist in all things. Or most all things.  I would not want to … Continue reading

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Shariah in a Crowded Theater

Fenster writes: Is it OK to shout “Shariah” in a crowded theater? Pushing that a bit on the speech side, how about “Allahu Akbar” in a crowded theater? Or pushing it a bit in terms of delivery and venue, how … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Human Rights

Blowhard, Esq. writes: It’s funny how, in the past thirty years or so, same-sex marriage has gone from something obviously ridiculous — something even the vast majority of gays had zero desire for — to an undisputed universal human right supported … Continue reading

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How “Liberal” Is the Climate on College Campuses?

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Some interesting comments on the PC university from civil liberties lawyer Harvey Silverglate. I’m fond of pointing out how completely the “sticks and stones” rhyme has been replaced by . . . whatever rhyme is employed by … Continue reading

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