Category Archives: Freedom of speech

The moment a man realises his wife needs institutional care

 Yes, dear                                                                                                                                              It’s actually funnier watching with the sound off… pic.twitter.com/ZDghlP7KTl — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) September 5, 2020

Posted in American politics, Freedom of speech | 28 Comments

George Orwell on the prevention of telling the truth

To be corrupted by totalitarianism one does not have to live in a totalitarian country. The mere prevalence of certain ideas can spread a kind of poison that makes one subject after another impossible for open discussion. One of Orwell’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, Freedom of speech, Rafe | 8 Comments

Newman!

Sam Newman urges 250,000 Melburnians to protest stage four restrictions. Former Footy Show star Sam Newman and others are being “actively investigated” by police for encouraging a quarter of a million Melbourne residents to protest against Stage Four lockdown… Victoria … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Freedom, Freedom of speech | 61 Comments

D’rat Fuckers

Kevin Rudd rages over controversial Kamala Harris cartoon. So how on earth does Murdoch editor Chris Dore justify publishing a racist and sexist cartoon about a US Senator who is likely to be the next Vice-President of the US? Murdoch … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives | 43 Comments

What bravery looks like in the modern age

It seems but only for a moment that Catallaxy has gone over to the History of Economics. And while I was contemplating all this in that little discussion on Schumpeter here and here, which had followed my own postings on … Continue reading

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Guest post. Cardimona planting seeds of doubt

Since retiring I’ve made it my mission in life to plant seeds of doubt in the minds of left-wing media (BIRM) employees.  You already know, I write many … many letters and texts to editors, often cc-ing the journo who … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Fake News, Freedom of speech, Guest Post | 78 Comments

Chomsky = Hitler

A timely reminder that none of the noise of Walmart Wobblies matters a jot for retail, ballot box politics: Leftists Condemn Noam Chomsky for Defending Free Speech. Noam Chomsky was a Cambodian Genocide denier who defended Pol Pot and the … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Western Civilsation | 43 Comments

Support Facebook

Now I realise that many haters hate Facebook – Fascistbook one person called it when I was singing the praises of  their currency Libra – but right now they are making a spirited defence of free speech. Jim Steyer, the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, Freedom, Freedom of speech | 28 Comments

Parler liberté

There is now an alternative to Twitter: Liberal Media Sure Are Obsessed With Villifying #Parler As Alternative To Twitter. I’ve joined up and we shall see how many others do as well. “A whopping 500,000 users [including Legal Insurrection] signed … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Media | 74 Comments

Woman Told

Labor senator pulls ‘all lives matter’ post after social media backlash.   A Tasmanian Labor senator has apologised for reposting an “all lives matter” image to social media, saying it was “careless and insensitive”. Helen Polley sparked outrage on Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom of speech, Hypocrisy of progressives | 50 Comments