Free Speech: What It Is And Is Not

Free Speech: What It Is And Is Not | Comic Wisdom

 

UC Berkeley, CA: Feb 1, 2017 – Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart editor, alt-right spokesman, deliverer of unabashed hate speech, and known to dox trans and undocumented students at his rallies, was scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley.  Students gathered by the hundreds–more than 1,500 were there–to protest.

A small group of anarchists, most of whom were not students at Berkeley, became violent during the protests.  They used “black bloc” tactics, which drew negative media attention, putting other protestors, especially the marginalized and vulnerable, in danger, and generally participated in undemocratic behavior that changed the tone of the entire protest at the decision of the marginal few.

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Defending Free Speech: Colin Kaepernick, Patriotism and Conservative Values

Defending Free Speech: Colin Kaepernick, Patriotism and Conservative Values | Comic Wisdom

 

Listen, I’m the first to admit I’m not a particularly patriotic person. When I was in Brighton (that’s in England) and this guy at a bar was all “wow you’re pretty okay for an American,” I didn’t get into a fistfight defending my country’s honor.  I was just like “cool thanks” and moved on.  Because I don’t care, and he was probably right anyway.

Also I can’t throw much of a punch.

 

Defending Free Speech: Colin Kaepernick, Patriotism and Conservative Values | Comic Wisdom
Also sometimes patriotism is creepy.

 

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