Category Archives: Free Speech

Jan
12
2015

We Could Be Heroes, Me & You

12, Jan

By Katie Kieffer


12 Charlie Hebdo staffers who died for free speech and 25 Republicans who voted against U.S. Speaker John Boehner are heroes. We too could be heroes, me and you.

“We could be heroes, me and you,” are lyrics from Heroes (We Could Be)—a 2014 number one hit single by Swedish DJ Allesso, featuring singer Tove Lo. The lyrics reverberate with new meaning after the January 7 terror attack on the French weekly satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Continue reading

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Sep
29
2014

Get Thee To A Nunnery, Biden

29, Sep

By Katie Kieffer


To a nunnery, go, and quickly too. Farewell, Joe Biden.

Our Democratic Vice President is a self-proclaimed Catholic. Yet unlike former President John F. Kennedy, also a Catholic Democrat, Joseph R. Biden consistently exploits his political power to control his church. JFK respected the separation of church and state. JRB embraces blurred lines. Continue reading

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Jul
07
2014

Marine-Artist “Sabo” Attacks Political Correctness

07, Jul

By Katie Kieffer


Former Marine and anonymous street artist “Sabo” uses paint and provocative posters to compel Americans to think outside the box of political correctness.

Sabo is not a “kid-friendly” artist. His art incorporates the middle finger, a topless Wendy Davis “Barbie” doll, and Nancy Pelosi twerking in latex lingerie. But Sabo uses incendiary language and images solely to get Americans to think about hard issues rather than sweeping them away with political correctness. Continue reading

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May
12
2014

Eric Holder Guns Down Gun Owners and Journalists

12, May

By Katie Kieffer

Eric Holder

Eric Holder gets a thrill out of villainy. He’s the DOJ’s original bad boy.

Holder appears to be a bit confused about his job description. Instead of behaving like the U.S. Attorney General, he’s displaying the maturity of a 17-year-old and the cunning of a mobster. Continue reading

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May
05
2014

Let’s Make Prolife Movies and Skip the Squirrel Selfies

05, May

By Katie Kieffer


Would you like to see a documentary about women and babies, or my selfies with squirrels?

We’ve all heard the critical news that Instagram may ban pop star Rihanna if she posts topless photos. We heard about a teen who attempted to take a selfie with a squirrel. We heard that James Franco kissed Lindsay Lohan and “it was lame.”

Self-described journalists who give us the juicy scoop on Rih Rih, Lo Lo and Franco, have buried the story of America’s biggest serial killer, Dr. Kermit Gosnell, and the testimonials of women who have had abortions. It’s time for a breath of fresh air. Continue reading

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Mar
31
2014

Hypersensitive Liberals on Twitter Try to #CancelColbert

31, Mar

By Katie Kieffer


You’d think every American would love free speech. Wrong. Some ultra sensitive liberals oppose free speech even when applied to their favorite TV hosts—as illustrated by the recent Twitter protest of Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report.

Last Thursday night, Twitter began blowing up with the hashtag #CancelColbert. The online protest started when the Twitter account attached to The Colbert Report posted a tweet that at first glance seemed insensitive to Asians. Continue reading

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Sep
30
2013

Let Pope Francis Speak on Gays and Women

30, Sep

By Katie Kieffer


Every time Pope Francis opens his mouth on gays or women, journalists twist his words. Why?

In this country, we believe in free speech and religious freedom, as expressed in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It is concerning that journalists, whose livelihood depends on free speech, constantly run headlines distorting the Pope’s words and thus attacking religious free speech. Continue reading

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Jun
03
2013

How Obama is Embarrassing Democrats and Independents

03, Jun

By Katie Kieffer


Democrats are blushing. And not because Anthony Weiner is back on Twitter, direct-messaging pretty young girls.

Vice President Joe Biden has long held the title of “Liberal Loose Cannon.” But Biden is such a grand hugger and hand-shaker that Democrats still let him work the crowds, crossing their fingers that he won’t say something like: “In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian Americans, moving from India; you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent… and I’m not joking!” Continue reading

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May
13
2013

Journalists Must Be Bulldogs

13, May

By Katie Kieffer


What happened to the bulldogs in the media? When it came to covering the Benghazi terrorist attack, the media sounded like a pack of Chihuahuas. The media is the last guardian of free speech in America. If the media becomes a megaphone for politicians, then there is no point to the media at all.

We can’t expect politicians to behave themselves if reporters don’t hold politicians accountable. If the Benghazi coverage taught us anything, it’s that journalists need to be more aggressive, more inquisitive and more driven to get to the facts in stories. Continue reading

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Mar
25
2013

Relooking At Young Hactivists

25, Mar

By Katie Kieffer


Pause and reflect on this hypocrisy: The Department of Justice prosecutes young hackers who use computers to promote free speech while highly educated adults within the DOJ threaten to use lethal drone force against American citizens without due process. Which is worse?

Certainly, I do not condone hacking. However, you and I need to start talking about the best way to handle cyberattacks while also recognizing that the same government officials we trust to protect us are assaulting our constitutional freedoms. Continue reading

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