‘Free Speech’ Won’t Rescue Dumb Ideas

Neither the 1st Amendment, nor any moral or intellectual notion of free speech grants me a right to be taken seriously. No one has a 1st Amendment right to appear in a particular media platform. No one has a 1st Amendment right to be invited to speak on campus, be interviewed on TV, teach a class in a university, or get a featured column in The Atlantic. Freedom of speech is not equality of ideas.

Link Round Up, April 7, 2018

What costs the U.S. Treasury $250B a year in lost revenue and is also a subsidy? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/07/health/health-insurance-tax-deduction.html Which states stand to lose the most federal funding if people skip the U.S. Census? Are Visa holders at greater risk by using social media? https://www.propublica.org/article/extreme-digital-vetting-of-visitors-to-the-u-s-moves-forward-under-a-new-name How much do you really know where …