Canadian hate speech laws may be used against Israel boycott organizers
In Canada, various leftwing and pro-terror groups have used the odious hate speech laws to bludgeon critics into silence. Even though many of the cases are overturned upon appeal, the accused is out of a lot of money to defend themselves and their reputation is forever damaged. Now these laws might be put to good use: Via CBC: The Harper government is signalling its intention | Read More »
Charlie Hebdo and the Defense of Free Speech
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Charlie Hebdo attacks, free speech in modern society, and how it has been limited at the point of a gun.
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Stand Your Ground laws under attack
The price of the Second Amendment,like liberty, is eternal vigilance. Having lost several fights at the Supreme Court, the anti-gun left is gearing up for yet another fight over “stand your ground” (SYG) laws. The idea behind SYG laws is pretty simple. If you are confronted by an aggressor you are not obligated to retreat. As Jorge Amstelle writing in The Daily Caller says: Let’s | Read More »
Showdowns at SCOTUS
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Chad Flores to discuss King v Burwell, Obergefell v. Hodges, and why SCOTUS seems to be settling so many key political issues.
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The Cavaliers Sue The Roundheads
Says it all about fake rape charges. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will “pursue all available legal action” against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an article that falsely accused them of gang rape. “The Rolling Stone article | Read More »
.@SallyKohn is a dishonest lackwit
The key issue over the Indiana RFRA and the similar bill in Arkansas (as well as the bills currently in effect in about 30 other states) is pretty simple. Can someone use the force of law to compel you to either violate your religious beliefs or be punished. For all observant Christians, homosexual acts — not the sexual attraction per se — are sinful. Homosexuality | Read More »
Barack Obama Lies With Rape Statistics
This does not imply 20% Rate of Incidence per 1000 women. Heather MacDonald makes us aware of an interesting mathematical claim being made by President Obama and his happy-go-lucky sidekick Scranton Joe. The most common statistic thrown out these days by President Obama, Vice President Biden, on down is that one in five women will be the victims of sexual assault | Read More »
Re Mandatory Voting: Just How Much Can They Make Us Care?
Let’s Make These Guys Vote! Can the government make me care? No. But they can darn sure make you act like it. How so, you may ask? America is a free country? Only because our current indebtedness vastly exceeds anything we could claim as equity. You are not free. That died when the Obamacare Individual Mandate was ruled constitutional by Chief | Read More »
Governor Christie’s Big NJ Pension Problem/Opportunity
This Crowd Hates It When Gov. Christie Keeps Promises New Jersey is not able to pay enough into its state pension plans to pay public workers what they were promised when they signed on the bottom line. New Jersey workers currently receive a defined benefits plan, which Governor Christie would like to convert into a defined contribution one instead. A New | Read More »
The Expanding Power of the Militarized Police
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Daniel Payne to discuss the militarization of police departments, two scary stories of over-reach and corruption and if America can halt expansive police power.
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Senator Menendez Should Face Justice Regardless of Motive
Not Above The Law So The Department of Justice is prepared to throw down on Senator Bob Menendez. CNN describes the effort to fumigate one of the New Jersey Senate seats of a particularly corrupt human being. The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office | Read More »
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Obama’s CARI Program Blatantly Violates Your Fourth Amendment Rights
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Shikha Dalmia to discuss the disturbing CARI program that the feds use to blatantly violate your civil rights, how a program like this came to be and the political forces in Congress that may keep it going.
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A Closer Look at King v. Burwell
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Archambault to discuss the King v. Burwell case before SCOTUS, what a ruling could mean for state’s that did not create their own ObamaCare exchange and how the court could ratchet up political pressure to change the law.
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Supreme Court set to condone homosexual marriage
On Monday, a majority of the Supreme Court allowed homosexual marriages to take place in Alabama despite that state joining three others in appealing rulings that have required states to perform and recognize homosexual marriages despite the will of the people. What makes this significant is that is serves as a signal that the upcoming cases on homosexual marriage are pro forma, a farce, a | Read More »
IRS ‘structuring violations’ and the slide into serfdom
Via the New York Times: For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest cash-only restaurant. For just as long, she deposited the earnings at a small bank branch a block away — until last year, when two tax agents knocked on her door and informed her that they had seized her checking account, almost $33,000. The Internal Revenue Service | Read More »