Tag Archives: Jonathan Swift

Free speech, incitement and civil discourse

Both House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Speaker Paul Ryan issued stirring calls to unity following the horrific shooting this week of Republican Congressman Steven Scalise and several others at an early morning softball practice in Virginia. At the same … Continue reading

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Mourning Paris journalists and attack on press freedom

If I were technologically proficient, I’d edge this¬†blog in black. How profoundly sad is the grievous slaughter of 12 yesterday in Paris, journalists and their police protectors at the satire magazine Charlie Hebdo.¬† What an unspeakable attack on press freedom … Continue reading

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