Americans pay lip service homage to the concept of Freedom of Speech, to a degree that approaches religious reverence. But do we really like it? This author says no, and gives reasons why.
You know what everyone, I'm mad as hell. This world is going hell in a handbag and here we are just playing along as if every thing is going to be fine. Is there anyone out there who really believes in their hearts that we can continue this way? Let's do something about it.
"I'll say what I like. It's a free country". This has rather fallen out of fashion, to be replaced, in UK, with "I'm entitled to state my opinion", and in US, with "I'm only exercising my (Constitutional) right to free speech"
When will America wake to realize that the hate during this presidential election is emanating from the left, not the right.
Is freedom just another word for nothing left to lose? What does it actually mean to be free and how can we preserve that freedom?
Fundamental Rights constitute the backbone of the nation. These rights are very essential to safeguard the interests of the people. The inclusion of Fundamental Rights in the constitution also enables the people to participate in the political affairs of the state.
This is my winning essay when I was in college. I don't have the Filipino version in my keeping but in my heart, my tribute to our national hero, Jose Rizal was like this.
If you grew up in the 70's and 80's as I did you may notice a tendency to look over your shoulder whenever you talk nowadays. Do you hesitate before speaking? Are you afraid your innocent remarks or comments will be twisted or misconstrued? Political Correctness is the reason why.
In America, we supposedly have freedom of speech. It is in our constitution. However, it is becoming more and more only a perception of freedom, as our liberties are daily being compromised under the guise of "keeping us safe." RISE UP AND PROTEST!
In this blog I will be discussing the seven instances of our First Amendment right to free speech and my opinion on each.