Category Archives: Freedom of Speech

Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations

Use of a University Blog for Science Communication and Government Evaluations I am aware that I as a University employee, one cannot advertise for a product, or support a political party or candidate during work hours, or using University resources.  … Continue reading

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Columbia Climate Law Finds 200 Cases of Trump Throttling Science in Government

Columbia Climate Law Finds 200 Cases of Trump Throttling Science in Government  On the website columbiaclimatelaw.com/resources/silencing-science-tracker/ Columbia Law senior fellow Romany Webb has compiled Trump’s silencing of science in all of his executive departments and agencies.  The site is called … Continue reading

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The Purge Begins

The Purge Begins Update, the next morning, Tuesday, March 26.  The New York Post has put out a sarcastic playoff chart of 32 news or entertainment people which it calls Mueller Madness, as in the March Madness NCAA basketball playoff. … Continue reading

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In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened

In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened In any other Senate, nobody would have allowed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to withhold a Supreme Court Nomination for 9 or 11 months.  With the open appointment, this made it … Continue reading

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This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article

This Celebrates My 900th Blog Article Unfortunately, it is on a very sad day, due to the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.  That was preceded by a week of bombs from the #MAGAbomber to 14 Trump … Continue reading

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Dictators Suppressing the Press and Opponents Often Backfires

Why Don’t Dictators See that Suppressing the Press or Opponents Only Leads to Vastly More Negative Publicity? Why is it that the killing of one of Putin’s political opponents outside the Kremlin wasn’t forseen as elevating an unknown opponent to … Continue reading

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Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy

Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy Trump accepts a conservative columnist’s judgement that his news coverage on Google is 96% negative. But rather than accepting this as a fair and widespread evaluation by a free … Continue reading

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The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More

The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More The last Amendment to the Constitution was passed in 1992, long before the rise of social media, and before the occurrence of the Trump Presidency of Lies. … Continue reading

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Commission on School Safety: Hear No Guns; See No Guns; Speak No Guns; Write No Guns.

Commission on School Safety: Hear No Guns; See No Guns; Speak No Guns; Write No Guns. An excellent and thorough article in the LA Times on August 7, by Eliza Fawcett, exposes the carefully orchestrated actions of the Federal Commission … Continue reading

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Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge

Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge In Trump’s course from Czar Vlad Putin, Trump has successively completed the first three lessons in becoming a dictator: Lesson 1: Destroy the Free Press everyday, in everywhere. Everyone in … Continue reading

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