The First Amendment as we know it today, in this country, is not all that old in fact, when you are in your senior year here, the nation will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the first Supreme Court decision interpreting freedom of speech. And, while it has ebbed and flowed in the scope of protection for speech over that period, in the past half century, we have all come to a pretty clear position, rather unique among nations: with extremely few exceptions, speech that is about or relevant to public issues and the search for truth, broadly interpreted, is fully protected against censorship, no matter how offensive or dangerous it might seem to you and me and a majority of the citizens of this country. In this case, what’s true for the country is also true for Columbia.
In that order.Have you heard it? Nuevo wavo band Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper scream a rock hard ballad titled Burn Down the Malls.One wonders if Mojo knows that, according to The New York Times, shopping malls across the nation now outnumber both hospitals and school districts.Anybody got a match?Rubber sold. One British slogan for condom promotion and AIDS prevention is Wear a sheath or buy a wreath. Boy, those Brits do have a blisteringly dry sense of humor, eh wot?British fashion designer Katherine Hamnett said in a recent issue of DNR The Magazine, I think it would be great if we could do designer condoms.
In one of the night’s lighter moments, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was lifted a foot off the stage when he was greeted at the podium by 339 pound Washington nose tackle Danny Shelton (12th, Cleveland Browns). Shelton can try the same with new teammate Cameron Erving (Florida State), who can play any spot on the offensive line. Erving was the Browns’ pick at No.
History Professor Carl Wennerlind’s most recent book focuses on a financial system come undone, a public looking to its government for answers, and a monetary system badly in need of trust and transparency. In the aftermath of the 2008 fiscal meltdown. Rather, its topic is the establishment of the Bank of England in 1694 and the events leading to its founding..
He sits alone most days watching sports highlights in the prison media room, and of course is watching the LeBron news. This awakens something in him. He then begins switching furiously between sports channels. Employee theft will never go away. As long as there are things to steal, there will be people who want to steal them. I’m not being cynical, I’m just being realistic.