So our right to assemble peaceably and protest remains under attack by the scions of Leftist demagoguery. The best case-in-point is an event I went to in 2010 … August 28th, 2010 to be exact: Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” event in Washington D.C. Spectacular. I was there.
This event, attended by well over one million kind, considerate, cleanly, and decent Conservatives, angry as hell with Obama and Obamacare, was a super-caucus of Conservative thought leaders, Conservative press, and Conservative citizens. Beautifully produced on the same Lincoln Memorial steps where Dr. Martin Luther King gave his “I Have a Dream” speech, Beck got the first license for such a big event to be held in that spot since King’s speech there. And it was an amazing event that the mainstream press went into overdrive to falsely denigrate.
“I don’t think the First Amendment trumps everything,” says self-proclaimed “anti-sexist” Tom Keith, a supposed proponent of something he mercurially refers to as “media ethics.” Oh you don’t, do you?
In such an ironically free speech situation, I would have to respond, “Take a hike Keith; you don’t know what you’re talking about, fascist. You’ll likely find yourself incarcerated in a dungeon someday by your own cavalier attitude about the First Amendment.” That’s me protecting my free speech about what a complete dolt Keith is for saying such a thing.
Meme Credit: LiberalLogic
James Madison was our fourth President and writer of the First Amendment—he wrote it!
Madison said of his First Amendment vision, “A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives.”
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