The LA Times ran my column about cliches and slogans that obscure the free speech debate. Kudos to the Times for making me sound like even more of a choad with the headline.
You may recall that we had a co-blogger named Clark. Clark left us at the end of 2015. Since then, Clark has stood by, approvingly, while others have asserted that he was kicked out/expelled/purged from the blog. Recently, he said so himself: Clark's being deceitful. I've put up with it for some time, but for […]
Friday I wrote about Anthony Weiner's federal plea to transferring obscene material to a person under 16, and offered some comments on how it was unusual and notable. Since then, a site called "Who What Why" has published a story claiming that the minor in the case was 17, not 15, and that she initiated […]
Oh Ken . . . . What. I have . . . . [giggles uncontrollably] Oh Lord save me. I have a question about WEINERS. Is there any hope I can get a foil who's not twelve? Don't be an old grouch. Can you explain Anthony Weiner's guilty plea? Ugh. Why? It's tawdry. People are […]
More than a decade ago I stood next to my client, a fourth-grade-educated immigrant using a Spanish interpreter, as a federal judge explained epistemology to him at length. The road to this moment was rocky. The client had previously attempted to plead guilty to possession of heroin with intent to distribute. Midway through his previous […]
So Sunday my wife and I were returning from our anniversary trip to New York. Things started badly — first leg of the flight home diverted to Pittsburgh because of mechanical problems, thrust onto a flight to Philly without (initially) enough room for us, split apart on that flight, running across the Philly airport to […]
Donald Trump is no friend of free speech. He promotes ignorance about the First Amendment and has a history of bogus censorious lawsuits. It is not necessary to make things up to paint him as censorious and uninformed about free speech values. Yet here we are again. For the third time I return to Nwanguma […]
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The LA Times, surely against its better judgment, has printed my thoughts about Alex Jones' "I'm playing a character" defense, complete with a slightly sanitized version of the Rule of Goats.