Category Archives: freedom of speech

Drinking a cup of tea, I stop a war

Memorial Day We learned that freedom of speech is sacrosanct: that you should always allow someone the courtesy of saying something idiotic and extreme for fear that anything that quashes freedom could sanction yours. That sort of freedom was always … Continue reading

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A blow to freedom

The class assignment is to take an important and controversial issue–current or past–and dig deeply to find the hidden parts of the story. Stories like the Boston Tea Party of 1771. Most of us learned the event signaled the critical … Continue reading

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