Tag Archives: Free Speech

Perfect Life: ’30 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today’

“Sometimes, vintage ads are cool to look at. They can provide us a window into what was popular during a time we didn’t experience, or what people were interested in purchasing before we were around to hit the stores. Other … Continue reading

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Watch The Daily: ‘Top 10 Most Sexist Commercials of All Time!’

“We’re winding back the clock and counting down the most sexist commercials of the 1950s and 60s! — Video by Beryl Shereshewsky and Jonathan Tortora. Other Top 10 Videos:” From Watch The Daily The fact that they had to go back … Continue reading

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Planet Dolan: ’15 Most Offensive Vintage Advertisements Ever’

“From rampant misogyny to questionable medical advice, we count fifteen vintage ads that would never see the light of day in the modern world” From Planet Dolan At risk of stating the obvious and sounding overly practical: if you don’t like … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

“Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a large auditorium near … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Anthony Kronman: ‘The Assault on American Excellence’

Source:The New Democrat  “The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy. In his tenure … Continue reading

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ACLU: Sam Walker- ‘Conscientious Objectors’

Source:The New Democrat  “The ACLU was born out of World War I and the repression that resulted when the U.S. joined the fight.” “On the night of April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson made the trip from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue … Continue reading

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George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’

Source:The New Democrat  “From ‘When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops.” Source:George Carlin: ‘I Like Individualists’ Before I get into George Carlin and what he thought about individualists and individualism, I need to mention a certain conversation that I had … Continue reading

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Crash Course: Craig Benzine- ‘Freedom of Speech: Government and Politics’

Source:The New Democrat  “Today, FINALLY, Craig is going to talk about Free Speech! Now, free speech is so important because it not only allows you to critique the government, but it also protects you from the government. But it’s essential … Continue reading

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Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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CATO Institute: Doug Bandow- ‘Is Liberalism Good For Religions?’

Source:The New Democrat  “Featuring Joseph Loconte, Associate Professor of History, The King’s College; Daniel Philpott, Professor of Religion and Global Politics, University of Notre Dame; Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; moderated by Doug … Continue reading

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