Category Archives: Free speech, censorship, copyright law, etc.

The Free Speech Absolutist

Please, please pass me that water, he said. Oh sure I said but first have you considered supporting my Patreon? Water for God’s sake just pass me the water he said. Absolutely! But by the way, you can pledge really … Continue reading

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Cartoon: The Constant Cacophony of Cancelling Cancel Culture

If you enjoy these cartoons, help us make more by supporting my Patreon! This particularly rapid unintelligible patter isn’t generally read and if it is it doesn’t matter. This is one of my occasional cartoons written and drawn (relatively) quickly … Continue reading

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The Anti-Critical Race Theory Movement Advocates Censorship

(Transcript of cartoon.) In a recent open thread, Fibi writes: [David Goldberg’s article “The War on Critical Race Theory“] is a long, interesting, but ultimately unpersuasive article. It’s certainly true that many on the right (and the left) don’t map … Continue reading

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Fosta-Sesta and The Art Of Not Listening

If you like these cartoons, please help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters. This is sort of a “guilty obligation” comic.  :-p By which I mean, it makes me furious that our pundit class … Continue reading

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No, Colleges Aren’t Banning The Vagina Monologues

The popular vblogger Laci Green, in her most recent video, said: Colleges are banning hugely impactful feminist works like The Vagina Monologues because it implies that some women have vaginas. This is a common claim – but as far as … Continue reading

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Cartoon: On Stopping Bigots From Speaking

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. :-) I’m not shy about being partisan; most of my cartoons are unambiguously from the left. But I don’t agree with all lefties about everything. This is one of the … Continue reading

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On Wedding Cakes, Gay Weddings, And Free Speech

This is a reply to a comment left by MJJ on the Muslim Ban thread. I’m putting my response here, and hopefully further discussion of this issue will move to this thread. I didn’t think Melissa’s cakes has gone bankrupt? … Continue reading

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Free Speech On Campus, Attacked By The Right And The Left – Which Somehow Gets Reported As A Near-Exclusive Threat From The Left

(Although she may not agree with everything I wrote here, I want to acknowledge that this post was improved by a discussion I had with Jaz Twersky. Thanks, Jaz!) Four stories that I’ve run across recently: 1. Attacks on Tenure. … Continue reading

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Quote: Jesse Williams on Critics of Black Lives Matter (plus the petition to get him fired)

From actor Jesse Williams’ award acceptance speech at the BET Awards, June 2016. And let’s get a couple things straight, just a little sidenote – the burden of the brutalized is not to comfort the bystander.That’s not our job, alright … Continue reading

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Samsung Attempts Copyright Censorship of Parody Of Their Exploding Galaxy Note 7 Phone

So gamer “HitmanNiko” modified Grand Theft Auto to add in a new weapon: A Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which can be thrown like a grenade. (It replaces a weapon called “the sticky bomb.”) Some folks uploaded videos of themselves using … Continue reading

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