Category Archives: Free Speech

B.V. Dahlen: Bob Newhart- On Being Politically Correct Comedy

Source: The Daily Review I like Bob Newhart’s line about gays and straights implying at least that we’re both funny and we just make fun of each other. I swear to God (even though I’m Agnostic) that gay men especially, … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion- Aaron R. Hanlon- ‘They’re The Politically Correct: Ben Carson and Bill O’Reilly Are The Real Intolerant Speech Police’: We Might Do it, But So Do They?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To point out about political correctness policies by Ben Carson who apparently wants to ban language on campus that he sees as Un-American, just points out the fact that political … Continue reading

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Say No To Democide: Free Speech or Offensive Speech: Should We Let Haters Speak?: The First Amendment Right to Offend

Source: Say No To Democide: Free Speech or Offensive Speech: Should We Let Haters Speak?: The First Amendment Right to Offend To put to bluntly, if you don’t like free speech, you’re probably not a fan of liberal democracy and … Continue reading

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Late Night with Seth Myers: David Brock & Jerry Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld is Tired of Political Correctness

Late Night with Seth Myers: David Brock & Jerry Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld is Tired of Political Correctness “There’s this creepy political correctness thing going on right now.” To paraphrase Jerry Seinfeld and perhaps my version sounds better. But I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion: Scott Timberg: ‘Stop The Hand-Wringing Over Campus PC Culture’: We Might do it, But so Do They?

Salon: Opinion: Scott Timberg: 'Stop The Hand-Wringing Over Campus PC Culture': We Might do it, But so Do They? Scott Timberg, in his column in Salon, which might be the Federal Chief of the Political Correctness Police, wrote the best … Continue reading

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The National Review: Staff: Amy Schumer and The Creepy Politically Correct Police

The National Review: Staff: Amy Schumer and The Creepy Politically Correct Police Cenk Uygur, from The Young Turks, who is about as far-left as someone on the New-Left can get in America, I believe had the best line in this … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Wendy Kaminer: ‘The Progressive Ideas Behind The Lack of Free Speech on Campus;

  “Is an academic discussion of free speech potentially traumatic? A recent panel for Smith College alumnae aimed at “challenging the ideological echo chamber” elicited this ominous “trigger/content warning” when a transcript appeared in the campus newspaper: “Racism/racial slurs, ableist … Continue reading

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Vox: Opinion- Amanda Taub: ‘The Truth About Political Correctness is That it Doesn’t Exist’: Really?

“Political correctness, in Chait’s view, is a “system of left-wing ideological repression” that threatens the “bedrock liberal ideal” of a “free political marketplace where we can reason together as individuals.” He writes, “While politically less threatening than conservatism (the far … Continue reading

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Reason: Hit & Run- Jesse Walker: What The Hell Does Politically Correct Mean?

  Source: Reason: Hit & Run- Jesse Walker: What The Hell Does Politically Correct Mean? I’m not saying this is the official definition of political correctness, but this is mine that I believe others share. And by the way, I’m not … Continue reading

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New York Magazine: Opinion- Jonathan Chait: Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say

Source: New York Magazine: Opinion- Jonathan Chait: Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say If you are familiar with my pieces about Bill Maher and how the Far-Left attacked him over his comments on Islam back in September and October, you … Continue reading

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