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wnd.com

by Zahn, Drew

March 20, 2012

You won't believe what's intentionally left out from key U.S. date.

Who perpetrated the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 - a group of men merely fighting "for a cause," or a band of radical Muslims bent on violent jihad? According to a new, comprehensive study of 6th-12th grade textbooks used by schools across the country, America's children are being taught a very different answer to that question than many alive to witness 9/11 remember.

CNS News

by Zinie Chen Sampson

April 12, 2012

Enacting a law that bars doctors from discussing gun safety with their patients. Slicing the "f-word" from a designated free-speech wall. Blocking websites about non-mainstream religions and gay-advocacy groups from public computers.

Those were some of the dubious achievements that the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression cited Thursday in announcing its "Muzzle" awards. The Charlottesville center bestows the Muzzles annually to mark the April 13 birthday of Jefferson, its namesake, a free-speech advocate and the nation's third president. Center director Josh Wheeler says several of the 2012 winners earned their Muzzles for engaging in viewpoint censorship, which the First Amendment prohibits.

pjmedia.com

by Zombie

November 10, 2011

A clique of privileged U.C. Berkeley students, upset that they're the top 1% of elite students in the state and thus disqualified from participating in the Occupy movement, could no longer contain their frustration on Wednesday and threw an Occutantrum...

The police dutifully played their roles in the street theater performance, showing up in riot gear and looking scary so the privileged students could shout at them and feel properly revolutionary, as instructed by their professors. Following the script, the police repeatedly removed the handful of occupation tents so that the students could feel sufficiently wronged by authority figures and thereby earn their "Berkeley protest stripes," which have been a requirement for graduation since 1964. The group tantrum also gave the students a chance to test their fluency in Occupese, a new language which they have all been studying since the semester began on September 17.

pajamasmedia.com

by Zombie

June 17, 2011

Do crazy people have a right to be heard? I think they do - as long as they're American.

But even with crazy people's well known infiltration of the internet - appearing in any blog or news comments section or online forum they can access - they still have a lot of trouble getting people to listen to them. Crazy people used to have to try to spread their views through poorly photocopied newsletters with weird font choices that no sane person would read. But on the internet, crazy people can put their opinions right next to those of sane people. If they can just use a little self-discipline to not immediately identify themselves as cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, they might actually get their ideas read.

pajamasmedia.com

by Zombie

June 8, 2011

I've always considered myself an ardent advocate for education. But a recent rally staged by teachers and students in favor of school funding forced me to reluctantly acknowledge an awful truth: We have to destroy education in order to save it.

As you can see in the many photos illustrating this essay, their demands for more money were accompanied by many ancillary leftist slogans like "Tax the Rich!" and "Workers' Power!" and "Cutting Education Is Class War" and so on. So this wasn't just about requesting more funding for education: The content of the rally itself revealed that increasing school funding is just a component of a larger leftist agenda - school funding is being used as a lever to penalize the rich, increase power for unions, and so forth.

youtube.com

by __video_username__

November 21, 2011

Adam Carolla breaking down the current occupy wallstreet movement in simple terms for everyone to understand. He dives into the cultural reasons that lead us into this situation, as well as the solution to our problems.

      

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