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Yale carries on the tradition.

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Ever since US News and World Report started ranking American law schools in 1980, Yale Law School has won the top spot. Only six percent of the people who apply get in. Four out of the nine current Supreme Court justices are Yale law graduates: Sonia Sotomayor, Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Brett Kavanaugh.

Earlier this month, Yale Law School hosted a discussion between a liberal atheist, Monica Miller, and a conservative Christian, Kristen Waggoner. It was to show that even people who disagree on just about everything can agree on one thing: the importance of free speech.

Yale law students don’t agree even on that. You see, like me, Kristen Waggoner works for what the Southern Poverty Law Center calls a hate group.

The Alliance Defending Freedom opposes same-sex marriage, doesn’t think “trans” women are women, and argues that homosexuals are more likely than heteros to be pedophiles. And so, of the 160 students who showed up for the talk, 120 were there to shout Mrs. Waggoner down.

One no-doubt-future Supreme Court Justice screamed, “I will literally fight you, bitch.” The event somehow staggered on to an end, and police officers escorted the speakers out of the hall and drove them off campus in a squad car.

A group calling itself Yale’s “queer students and allies” sent an open letter to the law school, complaining not only that it was an outrage to invite Mrs. Waggoner to speak, but “the decision to allow police officers in as a response to the protest put Yale Law School’s queer student body at risk of harm.”

Especially the queers of color. Apparently, the sight of an officer gives them the heebie-jeebies. This is the sort of thing one expects from people who call themselves queer, but how many of the 600 or so Yale law students do you think signed the letter? More than two thirds.

But the only really surprising thing about any of this is that the event took place at all. Mitt Romney probably could not speak at Yale.

Censorship is so powerful, so taken-for-granted, that the censors almost never have to show their fangs the way these law students did. But when they do, conservatives act indignant. Fox News let Mrs. Waggoner write a column called “Universities like Yale must stand up to the mob and protect a culture of free speech.”

A federal judge, Laurence Silberman, urged other judges not to hire any of the Yale protestors as clerks.

Good luck even learning their names.

It’s just as well that censors are occasionally forced to act like thugs, because Americans apparently forget that there are millions and millions of acts of censorship every day, right here in the United States. What is the number of internet clicks that don’t happen *every second* because Big Tech won’t permit them? And nowadays, it’s not just race that’s off limits. You can say only the prescribed, predigested things about Covid, transexuals, the Holocaust, Hunter Biden, the 2020 election. I – and Donald Trump – can’t say anything at all. What are Fox News and Judge Laurence Silberman going to do about that?

Sometimes, just about the whole country supports censorship. The Washington Post reports that as tensions rose between Russia and Ukraine, views on Russia-backed YouTube channels were about 5 million a day.

That shot up to more than 20 million at the time of the invasion and then quickly fell to zero. Did everyone suddenly lose interest? No, those channels were snuffed out. And not just by YouTube but Facebook, Instagram, and Roku. I guess the Russians aren’t allowed to have a point of view – even though we hear the Ukrainian point of view all the time. Is anyone outraged by this?

I’m not defending the Russian invasion. I am distressed to see two white nations – both with birthrates way below replacement level – slaughtering each other’s young men. But let’s not forget: In 1962, John Kennedy risked world-wide nuclear war rather than let the Soviet Union put missiles in Cuba.

That’s how much he didn’t want a potential enemy stationing weapons close to us. Right or wrong, that is the way Russians feel about possible NATO membership for Ukraine. Is it perverse to want to hear from both sides in what is routinely called the first serious land war in Europe since World War II?

And then there’s the self-righteousness – just like those Yale students. The war is now nearly a month old, and according to the UN, at least 925 civilians have been killed in Ukraine and almost 1,500 injured.

And so now, people are asking, “Is Russia Committing Genocide in Ukraine?”

American congressman have said so.

I wonder if they know that in just one night in March, 1945, an American bombing raid on Tokyo killed 100,000 civilians and left one million homeless.

More recently, during the Vietnam War, we are estimated to have killed as many as 300,000 Vietnamese and Cambodian civilians.

And we’re accusing the Russians of genocide?

Joe Biden now says Putin is a war criminal.

But what was Uncle Joe doing in 2003, when we invaded Iraq, a nation that did not threaten us or anyone else? Why, he was chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and his approval was crucial in the decision to go to war. Number of deaths?

Some estimates are as high as one million. Mr. Biden, if I were you, I’d stay away from the words “war criminal.”

So there are two things about this that disgust me. One is the moral preening, as if we had never touched a hair on the head of a single Iraqi, Afghan, Libyan, Southeast Asian or Serb. The other is the determination to shut up anyone who disagrees. Americans do this all the time, of course, especially the billionaires in Silicon Valley.

But self-righteousness and censorship went into high gear as soon as the Russians crossed the border.

That’s why I’m not impressed when Fox News and Judge Silberman are offended by law students. Why shouldn’t they act morally superior, silence their opponents, and expect to get away with it?

That’s what the whole country is doing. Yale students are just learning from their elders.

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  1. Ironic how an article on censorship censors the whole truth about the “Cuba” missile crisis – USSR put missiles in Cuba in retaliation to American missiles put in Turkey, but that part of history is censored out.

  2. It’s dismaying at best to see how readily the American public not only tolerates corporate censorship, but even celebrates it. Cheers it on!

    At this point the brainwashing of the U.S. citizenry is effectively complete.

    Thanks for this one, Jared. Excellent from beginning to end.

  3. The prose of RT and Sputnik do not seem like the ravings of the insane.

    • Agree: Hangnail Hans
    • Replies: @Anonymous
  4. Anonymous[151] • Disclaimer says:
    @BananaKilt

    How do you manage to still browse those, though?

    I have tried the TOR browser, and even with that they aren’t accessible.

    • Replies: @Mary Marianne
  5. ruralguy says:

    That’s what happens in a civil war. Thinking the wrong thoughts gets you canceled. Uncivilized behaviors dominate. We all think of wars as violent struggles, but that is rare. Without the fanatical leaderships of communism or religious leaders, most civil wars are just downward descents into disorder.

    Most humans are too cowardly to fight. In WW2, as with most wars, only 15-20% of U.S. combat soldiers fired their weapons. Of the these 20%, most fired away from their human targets. Very few foot soldiers are effective, .. not like the computer games teens like to play. How bad was it? Over 100,000 bullets were expended for every soldier killed. It was the artillery, aerial bombardment, and other tactics that overcame the revulsion to shoot someone, and thus to achieve the War’s high death toll. In the Korean War, most of the 5 million deaths occurred that way. In Custer’s last stand, the Indians reported that the soldiers were unable to defend themselves — they were paralyzed with fear, shooting drunkenly, without effect, unable to hit their targets.

    That’s human nature and the nature of civil war — a cowardly and uncivilized descent to disorder. We are ruled by mindless and cowardly soccer moms, dads, and their grown children who are too afraid to venture out of the basement. We are ruled by obese slobs, girly-men teachers, convenience-store clerks, brainless liberal-art college students and their teachers, stone-age immigrants from continents that never invented the wheel, and the rest of the bottom dwellers in our nation. These bottom dwellers want to level everyone and have them think thoughts accepting to bottom dwellers.

  6. You can say only the prescribed, predigested things about Covid, transexuals, the Holocaust, Hunter Biden, the 2020 election.

    Mr. Taylor gets a fair bit of grief on this site regarding the JQ. The inclusion of “the H word” in this article makes me wonder if perhaps the “penny has dropped.”

  7. It’s Censchwarzship.

    I don’t know why people keep referring to the enemy as ‘liberals’. They are now ‘censorists’ or mandatorians. By calling them ‘liberal’, it maintains the illusion that they are liberal when they are not.

    Censorists understand the power of language, but the so-called right still doesn’t and keep using words like ‘leftist’ and ‘liberal’ to describe globalists. The agenda of super-rich ultra-tribal Jewish Supremacists is neither leftist nor liberal.

    • Replies: @Badger Down
  8. @Priss Factor

    I agree. “liberal” has become a useless word. Financial “liberals” way to the right (freedom to profit obscenely, tax-free), and “pink” liberals way to the left (fridum 2b the dog i wanna b).

  9. Realist says:

    Excellent points, Thanks.

  10. @Old Brown Fool

    …and the American citizenry was never told, at the time, that JFK agreed to withdraw those missiles. The whole “Cuban Missile Crisis” was sold to the public as “…we went toe to toe with the Russkies, and Krushchev blinked… Yeah, Us!”

  11. Lies and lies

    THE CDC JUST QUIETLY ADMITTED IT LIED, AND ADJUSTED THE COVID DEATH NUMBER AGAIN. BY A LOT



    Video Link

  12. Alrenous says:

    Is anyone outraged by this?

    Outrage is surrender.

    Don’t get mad, just fix it. VPNs already exist. You can even go through proxies using browser add-ons.

    More generally, if the allegorical VPN option doesn’t exist, then still don’t get outraged. Call a spade a spade: surrender is surrender. The antisemites are mostly wrong, but it’s true that America is an occupied country. The government has never been on the side of Americans.

    Americans apparently like it this way, though. The more tyrannical the oppression, the better.

    Liberals were never liberal. Liberals were always Fascists. Thus, calling modern-day Fascists by the term ‘liberal’ is more or less being historically literate.

    Of course you can just call them Fascists. I also like the term Regressive Inquisition, which points out it’s a bunch of religious fanatics. Theocrats. Secondarily distinguishes them from other Fascist sects.

  13. conatus says:

    The SPLC is the quasi governmental designator of hate groups.
    When did this official action occur?
    I do not recall any 90 day commenting period in the Federal Register when we, the public, were allowed to express our opinions on such an official action?
    As it is now, the SPLC possesses sink or swim power over all groups, anointing some as good, executing others as bad.Isn’t this a governmental power?
    The power to bestow goodness and respect on some and obloquy on others seems to scream out for Regulation but we blithely go along nodding our Netflix addled heads?

    • Replies: @Pat Kittle
  14. Jared Taylor: “Earlier this month, Yale Law School hosted a discussion between a liberal atheist, Monica Miller, and a conservative Christian, Kristen Waggoner. ”

    The central irony of this article is that Taylor starts it off by defending a “conservative” Christian’s supposed right to free speech, when it is Christianity that, in the West, was the first to practice censorship on the grand scale. When the Christians finally gained power over classical civilization, one of the first things they did was to make it illegal, under penalty of death, to worship the old gods, and espouse or even to possess the writings of non-Christian philosophers. This is quite what one would expect from a totalitarian death cult like Christianity, which isn’t shy about proclaiming its desire to control all aspects of life. Even to have incorrect thoughts is seen by Christians as a sin worthy of death. In the words of the crucified rabbi himself: But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. — Matt. 5:28. Search your Bible as much as you like for an endorsement of free speech and you won’t find one. Free speech just isn’t a Christian value.

    But then, I get the impression that a majority of Taylor’s supporters are Christians, so all this shows is that Christians are world-class hypocrites, and that by sucking up to them, Taylor only demonstrates he knows who butters his bread.

    Praise God, and keep those donations coming in, folks! LOL.

    Jared Taylor: “So there are two things about this that disgust me. One is the moral preening, … [t]he other is the determination to shut up anyone who disagrees.”

    But Taylor is himself here engaging in a form of moral preening, at pains to depict himself as an embattled defender free speech. Yet, no doubt, there are some activities and kinds of speech he would prohibit too, if he could. Would he defend shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater? Or pornography? It seems unlikely.

    In truth, all societies engage in censorship, because the essence of a functioning society is for people to work together, and to work together effectively all members of that society have to see things in more or less the same way. Thus, censorship is not only “the American way”, but the human way.

    • Replies: @ruralguy
  15. ruralguy says:
    @Dr. Robert Morgan

    Very true about Christianity in European history. Few people realize the extent that Christianity terrorized Europe. It was quite shocking. The first-hand stories should be taught in schools. It wasn’t just thinking the wrong thoughts about it that cost many their lives. If they showed any thinking outside of Christianity, they were often murdered.

    Cooperation is indeed the foundation of properly functioning societies and economics. But, the adherence to Christian herd morality in the past and its new secular variant among the Left/Woke has led to distrust and a breakdown in cooperation. Your point is substantiate somewhat by mathematical game theory which shows the importance of cooperative behaviors, to function properly. You don’t get there with herd morality, though.

  16. Anon[141] • Disclaimer says:

    “Censorship: It’s the American Way” as seen on BitChute:

    “The owner has disabled comments on this video”.

  17. lavoisier says: • Website

    Mitt Romney probably could not speak at Yale.

    Only positive thing about censorship would be this!!

  18. lavoisier says: • Website

    That shot up to more than 20 million at the time of the invasion and then quickly fell to zero. Did everyone suddenly lose interest? No, those channels were snuffed out. And not just by YouTube but Facebook, Instagram, and Roku. I guess the Russians aren’t allowed to have a point of view – even though we hear the Ukrainian point of view all the time. Is anyone outraged by this?

    Yes, many of us are outraged by this and fully aware of the inordinate Jewish role in the assault on free speech, as I know you are aware as well.

    • Agree: Pat Kittle
  19. @conatus

    The SPLC is the quasi governmental designator of hate groups.
    When did this official action occur?
    I do not recall any 90 day commenting period in the Federal Register when we, the public, were allowed to express our opinions on such an official action?

    It’s not fair to single out the anti-White genocidal Jews at the SPLC.

    The ADL’s anti-White genocidal Jews wield their ill-gotten power in a similar fashion.

  20. @Anonymous

    As far as I know RT.com is still available, when you download the Opera browser on an Android device, use their free VPN option, and turn your location into Asia.

    • Replies: @HammerJack
  21. @Mary Marianne

    Thanks Mary. I remember Opera from many years ago and had no idea it still existed. Will try it out. Have you compared it with Brave?

    • Replies: @Mary Marianne
  22. John Kennedy risked world-wide nuclear war rather than let the Soviet Union put missiles in Cuba

    The truth, of course, is that Khrushchev risked world-wide nuclear war rather than let the United States put Missiles in Turkey.

  23. @HammerJack

    No, I haven’t tried Brave out at all, actually. Will have to do it sometime.

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