Senator Hawley Introduces “Do Not Track” Bill for Internet

Senator Hawley (R-MO) introduced the Do Not Track Act, which would create a right to control the use of personal data similar to the national Do Not Call registry that gives every person the legal right to block companies from collecting any data beyond what is necessary to provide the company’s service to the user.… Read More »

Video of NYU Panel on Hate Speech on Social Media

Earlier this month, I was on a panel entitled “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discourse?” at the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute with Nadine Strossen and Jacob Mchangama. We discussed a host of issues including free speech before and after the advent of the Internet, social media… Read More »

Brickbat: Keep It Quiet

An NYPD SUV carrying Mayor Bill de Blasio to an event in Harlem was going the wrong way  and had its lights and siren on when it crashed into boiler truck. Cops determined the SUV’s driver was at fault in the 2015 incident, but texts obtained by a local newspaper found that the head of… Read More »

Socialist Promises

Presidential contenders are in a battle to out give one another. Senator Elizabeth Warren proposes a whopping $50,000 per student college loan forgiveness. Senator Bernie Sanders proposes free health care for all Americans plus illegal aliens. Most Democratic presidential candidates promise free stuff that includes free college, universal income, “Medicare for All” and debt forgiveness.… Read More »

Reigns of Terror

The French really were amateurs when compared to Portugal and Pombal… In this prison there are nineteen cells: two are almost totally dark, and among the others there are two that have the reputation of being the worst, by their small size, and because they are close to a pipe where filth pours out. –          Marquês… Read More »

The Day of the Nationalists

Shop all books by Pat Buchanan A week from today, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent. For all the returns will be in from three days of elections in the 28 nations represented in the European Parliament. Expectation:… Read More »

Why We Can’t Support Modifications to Texas’ Anti-SLAPP Law

Earlier this year, a critical free speech law in Texas came under attack. Texas bill H.B. 2730, as introduced, would have gutted the Texas Citizens Protection Act, or TCPA. The TCPA has been one of the strongest laws in the nation protecting citizens against SLAPPs. SLAPP is a shorthand way of referring to lawsuits in… Read More »