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Briefly on the First Amendment

The First Amendment is a license from government that allows citizens to opine on the actions of government without fear of some punitive action in response.   Underscore, license. It is revocable. Somewhere, a brilliant government lawyer has already written … Continue reading

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The government should not be regulating decency

I’ve been really impressed with our judicial system lately. The attempts to expand the interventionist tentacles of government have been thwarted not by Congress or the administrative branch but by the courts. One of these impressive moments came yesterday when … Continue reading

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