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Should I Burn This Note Or Look Inside?

The envelope from my son says to burn it, not to look inside. Should I obey, or give in to temptation? […]

Koran Burning Nothing New: Only the Outrage is

Oh, there’s been a big international hue and cry about Florida Terry Jones declaring he would burn a Quran on September 11 before declaring he wouldn’t. Islamic and Christian and Buddhist leaders from around the world and government leaders from the President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense and White House Press Secretary all the […]

Freedom is for the Rest of Us, not for Muslims

Bad Eagle, September 2010 on how the burning of a Koran is part of a long, vibrant historical tradition of free expression:

Pastor Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach Center of Gainsville, Florida, is in keeping with an ancient tradition of book burning. His proposed burning of the Koran on September 11, 2010, is […]

Freedom is for Christians Not Muslims, Round 2

Pamela Geller, Executive Director of Stop Islamization of America, September 2010 Speaking about a church’s plan to burn multiple copies of the Quran:

The antidote to free speech is more free speech, not less. I certainly don’t believe in it, I don’t think it’s a good idea, but I believe in free speech, and so […]

Jo Ann Emerson isn't Acting Any More

Effect of H.J. Res 8, a constitutional amendment introduced to the House of Representatives by Jo Ann Emerson in January: “prohibit the act of desecration of the flag of the United States.” Number of cosponsors: 2

Effect of H.J. Res 47, a constitutional amendment introduced to the House by Jo Ann Emerson in April: “prohibit […]

Fourth Amendment Burned In Front of the Capitol (Congress Did it Months Ago)

Today, I burned the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in front of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, disintegrating the written words as an expression of the document’s disintegration into insignificance.

Of course, the act was just symbolic on my part. The Congress did the real deed in June and July when it […]

A Teacher’s Credibility on Religious Proselytization: Establishment of Christian Religion Only

You probably have already heard about the public school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio who’s been documented to have plastered the Ten Commandments on his door, put a Bible on his desk and promoted religious creationism to his students. He’s also been alleged by Mount Vernon public schools and a child in his class […]