Real censorship is when the state uses its legal power to use force to determine the content of speech we should engage in (either by banning non-rights violating speech or forcing one to say things one would not do so voluntarily). If the state can arbitrarily determine what Twitter must post, it goes from being the protector of freedom of speech to its censor.
A free-market option to counteracting the bias of today’s internet tech companies.
Today politicians are riling up their bases to mobilize over judicial nominations and consider reforms such as expanding the number of seats on the Court or imposing term limits. The ongoing rhetoric surrounding the Court falls worryingly short of how the Supreme Court actually functions and threatens to poison this essential branch of government with toxic partisanship.
How Facebook lets activists restrict my videos based on something I never said.
What is the true test of a person’s commitment to free speech? The true test does not come when he permits people to say those things he deems acceptable. The true test comes when he permits people to say those things that he deems offensive.
What is the role of a U.S. Supreme Court justice?
Trump Can Lawfully Nominate a Justice to The Supreme Court According to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Joe Biden
“That’s their job. There’s nothing in the Constitution that says the president stops being president in his last year.” — Ruth Bader Ginsburg on whether a Supreme Court vacancy should be filled during an election year
Ayn Rand’s genius was to recognize that man’s mind is his basic means of survival, that production is the application of reason to the problem of survival, and thus that all property is logically intellectual property at root.
Is it too much to ask that sports celebrities, who parrot lines like “systemic” police brutality against Blacks, ask for facts first?
The elephant in the room is that government interventions like California’s AB5 make Uber, Lyft and their drivers worse off because it imposes an outcome on them that they would not have voluntarily chosen.
Trump has been a champion of protecting U.S. innovators from the theft of their inventions by foreign countries, such as China. However, his executive order takes the U.S. in the wrong direction. It would import not just foreign price controls, but also weaker foreign patent systems.
Seattle’s ironically-named ‘Housing Affordability’ law makes renovating a modest home prohibitively expensive for middle-income homeowners.
Abandoning objectivity—factual reporting—and spreading misinformation, no matter how popular, is not in media companies’ self-interest in the long term.
The new totalitarians demand that no one criticize their view of the world.
What drug prohibition did do is exactly what alcohol prohibition did a hundred years ago: increase conflict between police and citizens.
When entitled leftists declare themselves the sole arbiters of truth, it’s crucial that we all speak up for free speech.
“We have now reached the point where virtually everything that serves black ‘leaders’ — dependency, grievance-hunting, racial hype and paranoia — are major disservices to the cause of advancing blacks, at a time when their opportunities have never been better.”
We need cops who can be held responsible for their actions, as police presence does reduce crime.
The problem of crime, the traits that criminals have in common and their cultural origins.
Who will bear the ultimate cost of the rioting? If you said black people, you are right.
The racial “diversity” achieved by city police departments, as in New York City and Los Angeles, has not and will not stop charges of “institutional racism” as long as many of the “reformers'” true intent is for black criminals to go unpunished.
The actions and demands of the organizers behind the “Black Lives Matter” organization show that they are not worthy of the name.
Burning police stations and looting stores won’t speed that progress. It sets us back.
Letting President Trump use the police power of the government to fight the Left is self-contradictory. “If the owners of a media platform do not get to decide who can appear on it, then who gets to make that decision?” Government force will not achieve freedom. It will only achieve tyranny.