Category Archives: Free Speech

Shorter George Will: ‘Get Off My Lawn!’

The longer version is at the WaPo, but it is essentially about how the students at Stanford Law School were rude to an arguably transphobic, gun nut Fifth Circuit Judge who was a guest speaker as invited by [checks notes] … Continue reading

Posted in Free Speech, Talentless Hacks, The Law | 7 Comments

It’s Not About Free Speech, It’s About Forced Listening

Space Karen has decided that free-speech absolutism means you should be able to say any ol’ racist thing without consequences: Billionaire Elon Musk has accused the media of being racist against whites and Asians after Scott Adams, the creator of … Continue reading

Posted in Bastards, Elon Musk, Free Speech, racism, White Punks on Dope, Wingnuttia | 13 Comments

Tennessee Will Not Be Made A Fool Of, Again! (Spoiler: Yes They Will)

Imagine the Scopes Monkey Trial, but wearing a wig: NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Legislation designed to restrict where certain drag shows can take place passed the Tennessee Senate on Thursday, the latest bill state Republican leaders have advanced targeting LGBTQ people. Senate … Continue reading

Posted in Crazeee States, Don’t Say Gay, Free Speech, fundamentalism, Homophobia, Tennessee | 2 Comments

DirecTV to Newsmax: Buh-bye

Yup, they kicked Newsman in the AON, er, comp-loompas, and Republicans are howling that a private business is making, you know, business decisions: In an emailed statement to CBS MoneyWatch, DirecTV said it is no longer airing Newsmax on the … Continue reading

Posted in Free Speech, Newsmax, OANN, Our Failed Political Press, Wingnuttia | 2 Comments

Bumps In Road For Free Speech Platform

The eleventy-dimensional chess game that Billionaire Elon Musk is playing with Twitter continues to pay off handsomely: DETROIT — General Motors is suspending its advertising on Twitter following Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media platform, the company told CNBC on … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Goat Rodeo, Bastards, Billionaire Bastards, First Amendment, Free Speech, People Dumber than Dolphins, Tom Cotton | 6 Comments

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Sen. Cotton

The Pride of Arkansas and noted Free Speech Warrior and Sen. Tom Cotton —who famously has threatened social media platforms that “Winter is Coming”— wants to arrest abortion rights protesters outside the homes of SCOTUS justices: WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Cotton, … Continue reading

Posted in 2024 Goat Rodeo, Arkansas, Crazeee States, First Amendment, Free Speech, People Dumber than Dolphins, Tom Cotton | 12 Comments

Today In Bounty Hunting

When all you have is a nail gun, everyone looks like Jeebus. Anyway, the novelty usage of  bounty hunting to enforce unpopular Culture War fronts continue apace: New Hampshire Moms for Liberty chapter offers $500 to anyone who can catch … Continue reading

Posted in Critical Race Theory, Free Speech, Homophobia, Hostage Taking Today, racism, Transphobia, White Punks on Dope | 4 Comments

Gimme an F… Gimme an U

I love this story: Supreme Court rules for cheerleader in case involving school rules, free speech on social media The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a major free speech case involving when schools can enforce rules of conduct on … Continue reading

Posted in First Amendment, Free Speech, SCOTUS | 1 Comment

Republicans Repeat to National Media: ‘As We Said Before, We’re Being Silenced Again!’

We use that clip to illustrate that life imitates art: as the Q-Caucus wears a CENSORED mask on the House Floor giving her response to the nation: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) wears a “CENSORED” mask, as she speaks to … Continue reading

Posted in Free Speech, Junior Mints, Our Failed Political Press, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans) | 8 Comments

Paul Ryan: ‘Pay for Your Free Speech’

Best friend of free speech, Zombie-eyed Granny-starver Paul Ryan has an idea: U.S. Speaker Paul Ryan and his Republican lieutenants want to hit fellow lawmakers with fines and potential ethics violations if they engage in live-streaming or other disruptions on … Continue reading

Posted in 4th Reich, First Amendment, Free Speech, Zombie Attacks | 5 Comments