Tag: free speech

Winning the Semantics War

One thing the American Left has been very good at is winning the semantics war. If you use words that sound appealing, you can mask their true meaning and fool a lot of people. A prime example is Planned Parenthood. That sounds so reasonable; after all, who would be in favor of chaotic parenthood? The buzzword list keeps growing. It’s incumbent upon those who still use their brains to read between the lines. Nowhere is this semantics war played out… Read more »

The Left Going Crazy, Trump Being Trump

Watching the cultural/political Left go crazy the past few weeks should be instructive to many Americans. Although there’s nothing really surprising about the “progressive” reaction to Trump’s presidency, their out-of-control rage, whining, and actual destruction of property offers a valuable lesson about the dangers of Totalitarian Leftism. The University of California Berkeley retains an iconic status in the minds of those on the Left. They believe it is the place where free speech was born in the 1960s. That image… Read more »

Campus Insane Asylums

On the higher education front, welcome back to the 1960s. Well, sort of. Yes, the latest round of protests from people with great experience in the world (aged 18-22) isn’t quite what it once was. Not that I cared for the 1960s protests, you understand. I was in college at the time myself. But this new protest movement from those who think they know everything is even more self-centered than the previous one. It’s all aided and abetted by those… Read more »

My Little Megaphone

I feel eclectic today—no overarching theme, just some scattered thoughts. I watch the presidential campaign unfolding and see the same old bias in reporting. Nothing ever changes there. The mainstream news media also has a hard time recognizing real news: Then there’s the overwhelming evidence that the government that’s supposed to keep us safe has no idea what it’s doing. The 95% failure rate for the TSA in a test to see if they can stop weapons from coming through… Read more »