Tag Archives: Freedom of Speech

Dollywood, Lesbians & the Neidermeyer Complex

You may know him as The Maestro — Bob Cobb — from several memorable episodes of Seinfeld.  But, before Mark Metcalf was The Maestro, he was Neidermeyer, the tightly wound ROTC officer in the 1978 John Landis-directed classic, Animal House.  … Continue reading

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Jerry Nash, SBCToday & a Chill Wind a Blowin

Jerry Nash has put a burr under a lot of saddles.  The Director of Missions (an endangered species in the new Southern Baptist Convention) of the Harmony Baptist Association in Trenton, Florida, Dr. Nash wrote an opinion piece entitled, “Hold … Continue reading

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Westboro’s Free Speech Win: Repugnant Yet Right

“Speech is powerful. It can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow, and—as it did here—inflict great pain. On the facts before us, we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker.  As … Continue reading

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Dissenting Voices in NC and Beyond!

What do Norman Jameson, soon-to-be-former editor of the Biblical Recorder, and Juan Williams, recently fired analyst for NPR, have in common?  They both learned that dissenting from the party line will, sooner or later, mean that you are out of a job. What … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope Starts Somewhere

After two visits from F.B.I. agents, condemnations from General David Patraeus, President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Attorney General Eric Holder, and a personal phone call from Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the “pastor” of a small Gainesville-area church … Continue reading

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Say Anything: John Cusack’s Inane Tweets

John  Cusack, the far less funny brother of Joan Cusack, purports to be an actor and political activist.  He is also an avid user of the social medium, Twitter.  Combine all three and you get the inane and foolish ramblings of … Continue reading

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Dr. Laura, Free Speech & Hypocrisy!

I don’t listen to Dr. Laura Schlessinger anymore.  It’s not that she’s boring.  It’s not that I always disagree with the advice she gives to callers.  Why don’t I listen anymore?  Well, how can I answer that in a nice way?  I … Continue reading

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