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Tom Sunic On The Future Of Western Civ
http://www.lukeford.net/blog/?p=57000 Luke Ford interviews author Tom Sunic on the future of the West, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, monotheism, WASPs, free speech, white nationalism.

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By DENISE LAVOIE

AP Legal Affairs Writer

September 1, 2014 10:49 AM

BOSTON (AP) Bernadette Lyons came home one day and found 10 strangers milling around her driveway looking for free golf carts.

The next day, her husband, Jim, began getting phone calls late at night from people inquiring about a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The couple also received an anonymous email containing their Social Security numbers and other personal information, along with a message: Remember, if you arent miserable, I aint happy! The clincher came when child-protection workers knocked on their door and said they were investigating a report that Jim Lyons had physically abused their 13-year-old son.

It was overwhelming, Bernadette Lyons said. Every day, we woke up not knowing what was going to happen. We were very scared.

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The couples neighbors in Andover, William and Gail Johnson, were convicted of harassing the Lyonses, helped by a friend who admitted placing fake Craigslist ads and sending the anonymous email at the behest of William Johnson.

The Johnsons are appealing their convictions, arguing that their actions were protected by the First Amendment right to free speech. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the states highest court, is scheduled to hear arguments in the case Wednesday.

Trouble between the once-friendly neighbors began in 2003, after William Johnson said he wanted to develop land he owned behind the Lyonses home into a small subdivision. The Lyonses and other neighbors objected, and years of litigation followed.

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One of China's top universities has urged students and teachers to "fight against" criticism of the ruling Communist Party, an influential party journal said, in the latest curbs on free expression. The move by Peking University, which at one time was a bastion of free speech in China, underscores increasing anxiety of criticism among party leaders and is a sign of Chinese President Xi Jinping's …

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BEIJING (Reuters) – One of China's top universities has urged students and teachers to "fight against" criticism of the ruling Communist Party, an influential party journal said, in the latest curbs on free expression. The move by Peking University, which at one time was a bastion of free speech in China, underscores increasing anxiety of criticism among party leaders and is a sign of Chinese …

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Denise Lavoie, Associated Press 8:46 a.m. MST September 1, 2014

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BOSTON Bernadette Lyons came home one day and found 10 strangers milling around her driveway looking for free golf carts.

The next day, her husband, Jim, began getting phone calls late at night from people inquiring about a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The couple also received an anonymous email containing their Social Security numbers and other personal information, along with a message: “Remember, if you aren’t miserable, I ain’t happy!” The clincher came when child-protection workers knocked on their door and said they were investigating a report that Jim Lyons had physically abused their 13-year-old son.

“It was overwhelming,” Bernadette Lyons said. “Every day, we woke up not knowing what was going to happen. We were very scared.”

The couple’s neighbors in Andover, William and Gail Johnson, were convicted of harassing the Lyonses, helped by a friend who admitted placing fake Craigslist ads and sending the anonymous email at the behest of William Johnson.

The Johnsons are appealing their convictions, arguing that their actions were protected by the First Amendment right to free speech. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the state’s highest court, is scheduled to hear arguments in the case Wednesday.

Trouble between the once-friendly neighbors began in 2003, after William Johnson said he wanted to develop land he owned behind the Lyonses’ home into a small subdivision. The Lyonses and other neighbors objected, and years of litigation followed.

Jim Lyons, a businessman who owned several flower and ice cream shops, was elected as a state representative in 2010, after the dispute.

In March 2008, a Craigslist ad was placed by Gerald Colton, a friend of the Johnsons who posed as a former campground owner trying to get rid of golf carts. The ad said there were free golf carts in his yard, available on a first-come, first-served basis, and it included the Lyonses’ address and home phone number. After that, the Lyonses were the targets of a series of hoaxes.

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Online harassers claim free-speech protection

BEIJING – One of China’s top universities has urged students and teachers to “fight against” criticism of the ruling Communist Party, an influential party journal said, in the latest curbs on free expression.

The move by Peking University, which at one time was a bastion of free speech in China, underscores increasing anxiety of criticism among party leaders and is a sign of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s politically conservative agenda.

Curricula and speech at Chinese universities are tightly controlled by the government, though students at Peking University have at times pushed the limits, including during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests that were brutally suppressed by the army.

“In recent years, some people with ulterior motives have added fuel to the flames on the Internet … ultimately targeting the Chinese Communist Party and the socialist system,” an article in the journal Qiushi, which means “seeking truth” in Chinese, said late on Sunday.

Those actions “created a very large negative impact on public opinion on the Internet and social consensus,” the article, written by the university’s party committee, said.

The committee called on teachers and students to “take a firm stand and be unequivocal, and fight against speech and actions that touch upon the party’s and country’s principles and bottom lines in a timely, efficient and resolute manner”.

The university has in the past few years established a 24-hour system to monitor public opinion on the Internet and take early measures to control and reduce the effects of negative speech, the article said.

Xi’s administration, which took control in March 2013, has stepped up a crackdown on dissent, detaining and jailing activists, muzzling Internet critics and strengthening restrictions on journalists in what some rights groups call the worst suppression of free expression in recent years.

China on Saturday ordered journalists of both traditional and online media to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the party.

In October, Peking University leaders voted to end the contract of then professor Xia Yeliang, 53, who had drawn the ire of school officials for his blog posts calling for democratic reforms and rule of law in China.

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3TechGuys – Windows Relevancy; Twitter Free Speech; Amazon vs Google adwars
3TechGuys – Fun, Tech and Business with +Brent Leary +GENE MARKS +Ramon Ray.

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EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Highlights of McConnell Speech to Koch Bros
Highlights of Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) “Free Speech: Defending First Amendment Rights” talk given to a secret strategy meeting of millionaires and billionaires hosted by the Koch brothers.

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Recent editorial on religious free speech obscures the real answers

The free speech rights here were as in many free speech cases the rights of pretty rude speakers, certainly ones whose message and manners I do not endorse. But the First Amendment protects the rude as well as the polite, especially given how subjective government judgments of rudeness usually end up being.

Here are the facts, from the majority opinion in Bible Believers v. Wayne County (6th Cir. Aug. 27, 2014) (some paragraph breaks added throughout the block quotes below):

The City of Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan, has hosted the Arab International Festival every summer from 1995 until 2012. A three-day event that was free and open to the public, the Festival welcomed roughly 250,000 attendees and featured carnival attractions, live entertainment, international food, and merchandise sales. [The panel later agreed that the festival was a "traditional public forum" at which public speech is fully constitutionally protected, rather than private property or even public property that was temporarily exclusively leased by a public organization. -EV]

[T]he Bible Believers came bearing strongly worded t-shirts and banners:

[Chavez] wore a t-shirt with the message, Fear God on the front and Trust Jesus, Repent and Believe in Jesus on the back. Fisher wore a t-shirt with the message, Trust Jesus on the front and Fear God and Give Him Glory on the back, and he carried a banner that said on one side, Only Jesus Christ Can Save You From Sin and Hell, and on the other side it said, Jesus Is the Judge, Therefore, Repent, Be Converted That Your Sins May Be Blotted Out. Other messages conveyed on t-shirts, signs, or banners displayed by the [other Bible Believers] included, among others, Fear God, Trust Jesus, Repent and Believe in Jesus, Prepare to Meet Thy God Amos 4:12, Obey God, Repent, Turn or Burn, Jesus Is the Way, the Truth and the Life. All Others Are Thieves and Robbers, and Islam Is A Religion of Blood and Murder.

One Bible Believer carried a severed pigs head on a stick, which Chavez explained protected the Bible Believers by repelling observers who feared it. Appellants soon began preaching using a megaphone, and a small crowd formed around them almost immediately. [The police eventually told the speakers that megaphone use was forbidden by ordinance, and the speakers stopped; that restriction is not challenged here. -EV] Chavez castigated the crowd for following a pedophile prophet and warned of Gods impending judgment. As this evangelizing continued, the crowd yelled back. At this point, a ribbon-cutting at the opposite end of the Festival occupied a majority of the [Wayne County Sheriff's Office] officers, but one officer watched from the outskirts of the crowd.

As the Bible Believers moved deeper into the Festival, the crowd a good portion of which appeared to be minors continued to gather and yell. Some people started throwing debris including rocks, plastic bottles, garbage, and a milk crate at the Bible Believers. Someone in the crowd also shoved one Bible Believer to the ground. Some WCSO officers detained debris-throwers while other officers hovered at the edges of the crowd. Eventually, after about thirty-five minutes, the Bible Believers temporarily stopped preaching and stood as the crowd harangued them and hurled objects. Several officers, including some mounted units, attempted to quell the crowd.

After about five minutes of standing quietly, the Bible Believers began to move and preach again. As they did so, the cascade of objects intensified. Deputy Chiefs Richardson and Jaafar approached them a few minutes later. Jaafar explained that they could leave and that their safety was in jeopardy because not enough officers were available to control the crowd.

The Bible Believers, however, continued to preach, followed by what had swelled into a large crowd. Richardson and Jaafar then took Chavez aside to speak with him. Richardson noted his concern that Chavez was bleeding from where a piece of debris had cut his face. Richardson explained that he was responsible for policing the entire Festival, that Chavezs conduct was inciting the crowd, and that he would escort the Bible Believers out of the Festival

As Richardson insisted that the Bible Believers leave lest someone a Bible Believer, a Festival goer, or an officer be injured, Chavez asked if they would be arrested if they refused; Richardson replied, Probably we will cite you. This conversation replayed several times, with Chavez pressing for an answer and Richardson replying that the Bible Believers were a danger to public safety. Chavez eventually snapped, I would assume a few hundred angry Muslim children throwing bottles would be more of a threat than a few guys with signs.

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Volokh Conspiracy: Thuggery wins, free speech rights lose

New York, Aug 31 (IANS) The Free Speech Coalition, a California-based group representing the adult film industry, has called for temporarily halting porn film production in Los Angeles after an actor was tested positive for HIV. Confirmatory tests are not yet back, but we are taking every precaution to protect performers and to determine if there's been any threat to the performer pool," Diane …

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Porn veteran Larry Flynt is celebrating the 40th birthday of his X-rated magazine Hustler — and from his gold-plated wheelchair he is as combative as ever in fighting for free speech. Dressed in a beige suit with gold and diamond rings, Flynt surveys photos ranged on his enormous, Napoleon-style desk including his wife and himself with Bill Clinton, as well as caricatures and a collection of …

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The Free Speech Coalition, a California-based group representing the adult film industry, has called for temporarily halting porn film production in Los Angeles after an actor was tested positive for HIV.

The case is the first to be reported since three performers contracted HIV in 2013, the LA Times reported.

“There was a positive test at one of our testing centres. Confirmatory tests are not yet back, but we are taking every precaution to protect performers and to determine if there’s been any threat to the performer pool,” Diane Duke, CEO of the Free Speech Coalition, was quoted as saying.

“We take the health of our performers very seriously and felt that it was better to err on the side of caution,” Duke added.

While the group’s moratorium is not legally binding, the industry generally complies with its requests.

Last year, the group called a week-long stoppage after two porn actors were tested positive for the virus. A second moratorium was issued after a third performer tested HIV positive.

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LA porn industry may halt work after HIV scare

Free speech on university campuses is crucialbut only if said free speech aligns with the governments rhetoric.

Education Minister Christopher Pyne gave the campaign to abolish 18c another kick in the guts this morning in The Australianalthough it was disguised as an attack on alleged anti-Semitism on campuses.

The principle target of the attack was Socialist Alternative, which is among the groups leading the campaign against the massive fee hikes proposed by the Abbott government. SAlt

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) — No pornography is being made in Los Angeles today — or anywhere else in the U.S. — after the adult industry’s trade association, the Free Speech Coalition, called for an industry-wide shutdown, on Thursday, after a performer tested positive for HIV.

“There was a positive test at one of our testing centers,” the coalition’s CEO Diane Duke said in a press release on Thursday. Though Duke said follow-up tests were not yet back, the trade association understandably decided to err on the side of caution and issue a moratorium on all porn production.

“We take the health of our performers very seriously and felt that it was better to err on the side of caution while we determine whether anyone else may have been exposed,” Duke said.

Once additional test results are returned, officials will begin formulating a timeline and attempting to identify all other first-generation partners.

“We want to make sure all performers are protected. The performers’ health and safety is the most important thing,” added Duke.

Last summer, three adult film entertainers tested positive for HIV. Porn filming was shutdown for several weeks as industry officials convened to discuss more stringent testing requirements. Filming resumed after the association agreed to testing every 14 days, half the previous 28-day testing interval.

The Free Speech Coalition has been a vocal opponent of the 2012 Los Angeles County law that requires adult film performers to wear condoms. The industry’s presence in L.A. has shrunk dramatically since the law went into effect.

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CINCINNATI A federal appeals court has ruled that Michigan police did not violate the rights of a California-based group by ousting them from an Arab festival whenattendees began turning violent in response to their antagonism.

As previously reported, U.S. District Court Judge Patrick Duggan ruled last year that men with an organization identified as Bible Believers crossed the boundaries of free speech into creating safety concerns through their inflammatory speech and actions at the 2012 International Arab Festival in Dearborn.

Your prophet is nothing but an unclean swine, leader Ruben Chavez, who goes by Ruben Israel, is heard proclaiming in video footage of the incident. Your prophet married a 7-year-old girl. Your prophet is a pedophile, and your prophet teaches you not to believe in Jesus as the Christ.

Members alsobrought a pigs head on a stick to the event and were subsequently pelted with bottles, garbage,stones and chunks of concrete. Chavez sustained a cut to his face due to the violence.

I think in reality we should have brought 15 pig headsthat would have maybe soothed them a little bit more from throwing debris at us, he told reporters.

Because of the reaction of the crowd, police soon approached the group and escorted them out of the festival.

You need to leave, one officer states, moments before leading members away from the crowd. If you dont leave, were going to cite you for disorderly. Youre creating a disturbance.

Bible Believerslater sued the Wayne County Sheriffs Office for threatening the group with disorderly conduct charges and for failing to protect them from the angry crowd. It asserted that police unfairly treated Chavezs organization more harshly than the attendees who had reacted violently.

Attorneys for the police disagreed, arguing in court that individuals can be held criminally accountable for conduct which has the tendency to incite riotous behavior or otherwise disturb the peace.

On Wednesday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnatiissued a divided 2-1 opinion, with the majority finding that the police had not committed any constitutional violation as the choice of words used bythe group, and bringing a pig head to the event, seemed over-the-top.

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Charlie Veitch Free Speech And The BNP
Veitch does not get the idea of free speech at all.

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Charlie Veitch The BNP And Free Speech
He just doesnt get the idea of Free Speech at all … http://www.spiked-online.com/freespeechnow/manifesto#.U3uArV6mE-Y.

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Free Speech Project Season 2 – Jade Clement- Gods
The Free Speech Project airs Monday-Thursday 6:45am, 10:45am, 1:45pm and 4:45pm on 96.1WEFM, STAR947HD 107.7 Music for Life Visit our websites: 96wefm.com star947tt.com 1077musicforlife.com.

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