free speech
Nov 2017

Did “verified” actually mean “endorsed” all this time?

“Speakers…cleverly bully students into a prescribed role in a formulaic drama: intolerant liberal ‘snowflakes'”

“Distressingly, even academics who should know better are playing this game.”

“It’s a pretty simple concept, okay?”


“Why would any right-of-center student, faculty member or guest speaker want to endure what I had to go through?”

Oct 2017

“one of the first examples this academic year of a university seriously considering disciplining students for disrupting a speaker”

“Part and parcel of the systematic effort by the tech left to censor and silence conservative voices.”

Good for her, not that anyone will listen

“my generation is a generation that’s never not had freedom of speech or democracy. So we don’t know what the f**k we’re losing.”

“The school has continuously taken the side of racist groups like the College Republicans by defending their harmful speech as ‘free speech’ and ‘free assembly’.”

“I believe the Mayor was purposefully lying and if he wasn’t lying, he was grotesquely incompetent.”

“Fascist regimes rose to power by attacking free speech…”

A storm of a different kind

“They are killing us! This is ethnic cleansing!”

Free speech.

“The entire situation was bizarrely theatrical.”

“That is not what we do in an open democracy.”

“Perhaps the most important thing we can do as a university is to teach students how to engage and listen to those with whom they differ.”

“This is about liberals use of the concept of free speech…”

Sep 2017

“…a few days before the event AU administrators told YAL that the space was no longer available”

“Undoubtedly, left-wing ‘antifa’ groups have contributed to the security risks…”

A “public forum” for all?

Trump: C’mon, let’s boycott the NFL

Allahpundit Sep 24, 2017 2:01 PM

“League should back U.S.”

“Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said Friday she assumes the ‘Free Speech Week’ at the University of California at Berkeley has been canceled…”

“the right response is not the heckler’s veto, or what some call platform denial.”

“It’s the most narrow-minded, close-minded worldview you can imagine.”

Paperwork, disinformation and confusion

“…I don’t think I’m that threatening.”

“it is a perfect exhibition of a much broader phenomenon”

Firestorm alert: Steve Bannon headed to Berkeley

Jazz Shaw Sep 13, 2017 5:41 PM

Katy bar the door

“Freedom of speech is good, but it all depends on what you’re speaking about.”

Words are “powerful weapons”

Does SAG-AFTRA really want to go there?

“…the balcony overlooking Zellerbach’s main floor will be closed due to safety concerns.”

Aug 2017

Cheap shots.

“I’m not going to be like ‘I’m sorry the words free speech triggered you so badly.'”

“Don’t do that. Think for yourself.”

“[T]here is a line between freedom of speech and then posing a risk to public safety.”

Should free speech be protected on social media?

John Sexton Aug 28, 2017 7:21 PM

“This is a really terrible time to be a free speech advocate.”