How Many People Still Support the First Amendment?

You can’t support the First Amendment by supporting freedom only for speech you like. It seems that people are outraged that a bakery made a cake that a customer ordered which was decorated as a Confederate battle flag. Wait… People are outraged over that? I thought bakers weren’t allowed to discriminate between customers. I seem to remember a couple who had to pay out $135k for the crime of not wanting to make a cake a customer ordered. So this is freedom, right? Making businessmen slaves Read more […]

Is Congress Crossing the Line into Purging History to “Fight Racism”?

Purging history isn’t going to do anything to spread tolerance or end bigotry because such actions constitute intolerant bigotry. As I said before, it is completely appropriate for voters in a state (through their representatives or by some direct referendum depending on how the system is set up) to remove a Confederate flag from state property or to stop allowing a Confederate flag as a license plate option. The Confederate battle flag does represent racism in the minds of many citizens and Read more […]

Next Step in Mass Hysteria: TV Land Stops Dukes of Hazzard Reruns

Dukes of Hazzard is suddenly unfit to broadcast. The stupidity and moral panic is bottomless. It just keeps getting worse. A horrible, psychotic racist walked into a Bible study and, after being confronted, opened fire with a handgun and killed nine people. The proper response is to blame the shooter, try him for multiple murders, convict him, and punish him. The more swiftly you do these things, the more likely a lesson will be learned in society that you had better not lose your mind to Read more […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook is a Full Brownshirt Fascist

Apple has removed a Civil War computer game from their store because a Confederate battle flag is displayed in it. I thought Warner Brothers’ termination of “Dukes of Hazard” toys was insane (and it is!) but this is even worse. It showed up in my twitter feed and I assumed (or hoped) TouchArcade.com was some new satire site. If you’ve been watching the news recently, you’ll know of the huge debate in the U.S over the role of the Confederate flag in contemporary America. Many see it as Read more […]