“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances” — the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America
“It’s time for all decent Americans to proudly demand censorship of the public television airwaves. Yes, I said ‘censorship.’ Demand it. Insist that Congress pass laws providing for it. Fight to sustain those laws in every court in the land. Censor the television networks, and censor them hard. And yes, this means going so far as to test Supreme Court precedent on ‘prior restraint’” — Quin Hillyer in today’s column
Look, I understand the argument that political and other forms of expression are different and were treated differently by the Constitution. (It’s overdone. Plays, for instance, were considered far more than mere entertainments because they often contained political expression.) But in a time where conservatives are fighting even to maintain that right of political expression, it does not help to issue fresh calls for censorship for those other forms of expression.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?