A Forum for Vigorous Debate, Cornerstone of Democracy

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A FORUM FOR FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND VIGOROUS DEBATE, CORNERSTONES OF DEMOCRACY
[For the journal (guidelines, focus, etc.), go to www.theamericandissident.org ].
Encouraged censorship and self-censorship seem to have become popular in America today. Those who censor others, not just self, tend to favor the term "moderate," as opposed to "censor" and "moderation" to "censorship." But that doesn't change what they do. They still act as Little Caesars or Big Brother protectors of the thin-skinned. Democracy, however, demands a tough populace, not so easily offended. On this blog, and to buck the trend of censorship, banning, and ostracizing, comments are NEVER "moderated." Rarely (almost NEVER) do the targets of these blog entries respond in an effort to defend themselves with cogent counter-argumentation. This blog is testimony to how little academics, poets, critics, newspaper editors, cartoonists, political hacks, cultural council apparatchiks, librarians et al appreciate VIGOROUS DEBATE, cornerstone of democracy. Clearly, far too many of them could likely prosper just fine in places like communist China and Cuba or Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Russia.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Brueghel Part III


Nada de nuevo por aqui, cabrones!

2 comments:

Charlotte said...

Happy New Year Todd and to all dissidents who read Todd's blog.

I think I figured out the caption on the toon.

I would sure like to see you address something other than poets and high paid university folks with your toons. Dream on.... I know.

G. Tod Slone said...

Well, thanks C. I suppose that's a reasonable-enough request! True, that tends to be my main focus, but I have addressed politicos, journalists, and others also. I shall post a toon on journalists right now just for you!