Respectful Insolence

Archives for October 2, 2006

Although I think Bora is being overly alarmist when he declares that we are now officially living in a fascist state, that doesn’t mean that I don’t find the passing of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, which authorizes military tribunals for “enemy combatants,” a category that, given the murky language of the act, is…

An actual honest Holocaust denier?

While I happen to be on the topic of free speech and neo-Nazis today, here’s something that came to me via Holocaust Controversies, a Holocaust denier comments about Sergey’s post about the 65th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre: So is this the so-called “massacre” where kikes were supposedly massacred? God, but were it only…

As much as I oppose Holocaust denial, fascism, and neo-Nazis, you might recall that I am very much in favor of free speech. Indeed, I tend to take as broad an interpretation of the First Amendment as possible, and remain very grateful to our Founding Fathers for enshrining this freedom in the Constitution, where it’s…