Posts Tagged ‘conservatism’

Falwell Teaches Freedom of the Press

April 13, 2011

Falwell Teaches Freedom of the Press

In a bold move to teach the importance of the First Amendment, Virginia’s Liberty University blocked the website of the Lynchburg News & Advance newspaper last week. University Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. provided a simple explanation for taking a page from the playbook of Middle Eastern tyrants: “We’re a private organization and we don’t have to give a reason and we’re not.”

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Orphan Annie and Joe the Plumber

May 20, 2009

Orphan Annie and Joe the Plumber

Is Little Orphan Annie the mother of Joe the Plumber?

Read InsideHigherEd’s Scott McLemee and Jeet Heer of York University on “Cartoon Conservatism.

 

Image (Secret Society, after Harold Lincoln Gray) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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