Tag: First Amendment

 

What happens when higher education lowers itself?

BY-NC-SA (Wayan Vota)RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., May 12, 2014 – There are a few growing trends in our institutes of higher education, and the trends aren’t good. College campuses are beginning to treat the Constitution as if it were Chairman Mao’s Red Book (although the latter might fare better in today’s academic world), critical thinking has been replaced by conformance, and Civics has been abandoned in favor of political correctness. Is it any wonder our academic standing and global competitiveness have begun to suffer? … Read more

Is it time to repeal the First Amendment?

First Amendment - RepealedRANCHO SANTA FE, Cali., March 31, 2014 – Repeal the First Amendment — a radical suggestion? Given our ever increasing tendency to ignore it, perhaps the suggestion is not that far-fetched.

It’s not as if we haven’t put mistakes in the Constitution before. Prohibition is the most obvious example. The Eighteenth Amendment was passed on January 16, 1919, and repealed by the Twenty-First Amendment on December 5, 1933. In comparison, the First Amendment has had a much longer run … Read more

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