It Can Happen Again

Sometime during the late night hours between the 9th and 10th of November, 1938, shards of broken glass littered the streets after the windows of Jewish-owned stores, buildings, and synagogues were destroyed by Nazis in a pogrom against Jews throughout. It was a night that was to become known as Kristallnacht, or Night of Broken

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Is Hate Speech Free Speech?

The negative impacts of hate speech often get overlooked by a flurry of well-intentioned voices who trot out their lofty ideals of First Amendment rights buoyed by vague, noble-sounding notions of freedom of the press.

While, in theory, Americans have long held notions of the importance of free speech, this seemingly ‘enlightened’ position too often

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Crimes Against Humanity

 

Crimes against humanity are certain acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack or individual attack directed against any civilian or an identifiable part of a civilian population.

Good definitions are valuable assets. They allow us to assess situations better, make more meaningful statements and arrive at

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Tony Ortega: Wannabe

In her book on adolescent bullying, “Queen Bees and Wannabes”, author Rosalind Wiseman makes the following observation:

People fight over technology in ways they never would face-to-face because they can say their version of events without getting immediate feedback that might challenge it. It allows people to throw more intense self-righteous temper tantrums.

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Too Much Garbage To Choose From

In light of Tony Ortega’s surprise ‘book’ announcement on Halloween which (shocker!) turns out to be nothing more than a bald-faced money grab, recycling old, mostly un-read, blog posts from his underground hate-bunker, a number of morbidly curious readers have been asking us just which blog posts Tony Ortega chose to include

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Ortega’s Latest: More Trick Than Treat

We broke the story, shining light on Tony Ortega’s latest half-assed effort to cash in for a quick buck with his latest ‘book’, an act of self promotion equal parts self-plagiarism and self-delusion.

Tony Ortega himself pulls back the curtain the con when he describes the book on his blog this way:

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Tony Ortega: Self Publishing Hack

Self publishing truly is the last bastion of the lazy, otherwise unpublishable writer. Perhaps this is why Tony Ortega chose to peddle his “new book” is this way. What better way to tell the world, ‘my ideas are tired and my made-up conspiracy theories are nothing more than rehashed copies of the same garbage

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Hate Don’t Sell like it Used To

Following politics these days can be a tiring affair. Every day it seems the media reports a ‘new low’ for the nation, the latest breathtaking scandal. It may be that there is much to be looked into with regard to these scandals but the way the media incessantly ring the alarm bells day in and

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Paul Haggis: Stubbornly Ignored Facts

We all remember how back in 2013, publicist Haleigh Breest accused Paul Haggis of raping her. After she filed a lawsuit, Haggis attempted to countersue claiming the charges were part of an “outrageous” conspiracy to destroy him personally. Perhaps he’s hoping no one will notice he’s been accused by multiple other women of similar

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Tony Ortega Wants You To Know He’s Infuriated by Tax Exemptions for Churches

For a while now it has been something of a passion project of the militant atheists like Tony Ortega to gin up support for removing tax free status churches and other religious institutions depend on as a means of destroying systems of belief they disagree with.

Citing what Ortega calls “some completely infuriating reasons”, he

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