Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

Net Neutrality – What’s the Latest?

Net Neutrality is one of the hottest topics in the news this week.  Net Neutrality is likely to significantly impact the Internet and freedom and nearly all Americans for years to come, if it is not thrown out by the courts, or by new legislation, or by a future FCC composed of a majority of [...]
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What is ObamaNet and Do We Need It?

It’s been called “ObamaCare for the Internet.”  It’s been called a “solution that won’t work to a problem that doesn’t exist using legal authority we don’t have” that will create “billions of dollars in new taxes.”  It’s been called “ObamaNet.”  What is it and do we need it?  Let’s jump in now and discuss ObamaNet … 1.  What [...]
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Will Censorship Replace Internet Freedom in 2015?

There is a real threat that censorship will replace Internet freedom in 2015.  According to a new piece in The Wall Street Journal and from other articles, we learn the administration has decided to give up control of the Internet in September 2015.  Is it possible that foreign governments, authoritative governments, will be able to censor [...]
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Are they “Boys and Girls” or “Purple Penguins?”

Do you remember when it was OK to call children “boys and girls?”  Well, guess what?  It is no longer politically correct to call children “boys and girls.”  But, you can call them “purple penguins.”  What is going on in our politically correct culture? The answer is that once again Freedom of Speech and common sense [...]
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Will America and the World Lose Freedom on the Internet?

A new op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal this week brings up the issue once again of the Obama Administration giving up American protection of the Internet.  I have been concerned about the adverse consequences to American freedom every time I read about the idea in the past.  As you might already know, the Obama [...]
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Is it True Some Senators want to Re-Write the First Amendment?

Recently, The Wall Street Journal in an Editorial piece reported on two U. S. Senators that seek to re-write the First Amendment’s Freedom of Speech.  According to the journal, one Senator “announced a proposal to amend the Constitution to empower government to regulate political speech.”  That’s difficult to believe! Apparently, many on the left were distraught [...]
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