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The Truth in Love Police

Skwach Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 8:57 PM
You do realize that VC and Pathet Lao did not exist before the U.S. was involved their right? Your are aware that those groups formulated as a resistance against the French colonialists who where armed, funded, and transported by the U.S. by Eisenhower. His stated reasons for doing so had nothing to do with fighting communism in Southeast Asia, but rather to secure French support for NATO. You do know that's how the Vietnam War began Right?

Liberal academics have been using speech codes for years. They hear an idea they don't like and it makes them angry. But they don't quite know how to defeat the idea on its own merits. So instead of either a) taking the time to cool down and offer a rational response, or b) actually changing their view, they simply give in to the impulse to censor. That is why our campus speech codes really don't reduce so-called hate speech. They simply embolden those who hate speech.

I wish I could say that this childish inclination toward censorship is unique to liberal...