Category Archives: Media

Charlie Hebdo and Free Speech Hypocrites

In the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo, freedom of speech seems to be having a moment. As the rallies in Paris and elsewhere last weekend demonstrated, freedom of speech has strong support in the West. It is the one value that … Continue reading

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This is the New Charlie Hebdo Cover

Buzzfeed has a list of who is and isn’t publishing the new cover. Notably, The New York Times, NBC, NPR, BBC and The Daily Mail are among the publications opting not to show the image. Cowards.

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The Attack on Charlie Hebdo is an Attack on Free Speech

Yesterday, Islamist militants attacked the Paris offices of left-wing satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, including the paper’s editor and four of its cartoonists. The gunmen were almost certainly motivated by the paper’s publication of cartoons satirizing the Prophet … Continue reading

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U.K. to Criminalize Possession of “Rape Porn”

Starting in January, possession of “rape porn” will be a crime in the United Kingdom, punishable by up to three years in prison. Since the law does not distinguish between images or videos that depict actual rape and those that … Continue reading

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Bombs Go Off In Boston, and the Conspiracy Theories Begin…

As anyone who’s reading this probably already knows: Yesterday afternoon, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing 3 and injuring at least 140 others, in what is pretty clearly some kind of terrorist attack. Of course, … Continue reading

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Hugo Chavez’s Human Rights Record–Bad, But Not As Bad As Fidel’s

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died of cancer Tuesday at the age of 58. Chavez saw himself as a socialist revolutionary and undertook economic reforms aimed at (according to him) improving the lives of Venezuela’s poor. However, like his friends Castro and Ahmadinejad, Chavez was … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies and Beauty Queens

Miss Delaware Teen USA Melissa King gave up the crown this week amid allegations that she appeared in a porn video shortly after her 18th birthday. King has still not officially acknowledged that it was her in the video. But … Continue reading

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Will One in Four College Women Really Be Raped Before They Graduate?

The Five co-host Bob Beckel said on last Wednesday’s show that female college students don’t need guns because campus rape is not a problem, asking his co-hosts “When was the last time you heard about a rape on campus?” Beckel’s … Continue reading

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The Average Porn Star’s Bra Size is 34B, and Other Surprising Results of the Most Comprehensive Study Ever Done on Adult Film Performers

British researcher Jon Millward spent months poring over tens of thousands of porn star bios on the Internet Adult Film Database (IAFD) in order to compile what is probably the most comprehensive study ever done on the men and women … Continue reading

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Iceland’s Sex-Hating Feminists Take on Internet Porn

Icelandic politicians are currently considering proposals to block access to internet porn in the country. Printing and distributing pornography is already illegal, and Interior Minister Ögmundur Jónasson is leading the charge to outlaw digital porn as well. Since Iceland is a secular Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Violent Entertainment for Sandy Hook Massacre

Since the tragedy at Newtown, while pundits on the left have been blaming guns, pundits on the right have been busy blaming the culture, particularily violent movies and video games. The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre was quick to comdemn violent entertainment, calling … Continue reading

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