In a recent article it was reported that California District Judge James Ware ruled that it was constitutional for a school to order the removal of articles of clothing that depicted the U.S. flag on Cinco de Mayo, as there had been threats of violence. He stated that the schools decision did not interfere with Tinker v U.S. due to the presence of a threat of violence.
This suggests, to me at least, that Judge Ware does not understand Tinker. For the record, I would have sided, had I…Continue
This is a conversation from the forum on an article about republican presidential candidates not understanding economics. The issue in this conversation, as you'll read below, is separate from that of the article, and I was shocked by the statements made there.
Random Commenter: "this advice is brought to us by a guy that is in the classroom 6 hours a week and has no concept of life in the real world, as do few academics. for the most part, professors are extreme left leaning out of…Continue
I don't consider myself a militant atheist. If someone asks what I believe, I'll tell them, if someone attempts to use their faith as evidence, I'll challenge them, but I don't seek those discussions out. My view is that someones belief is their own damn business... mostly. What I am passionate about though, is the notion that the United States is a secular nation. That it was founded on basic principles that not only included religious tolerance for a variety of faiths, but freedom from the…Continue