Category - Free Speech Storyline

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The First 100
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Free Speech Isn’t Free
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Democracy in the Unlikeliest of Places
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“A free press can be good or bad…”
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Andrew Hamilton Reminds Us, You Still Have the Right to Complain
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David Ben-Gurion: Freedom of Criticism
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John Stuart Mill Reminds America to Challenge Their Leaders
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“A nation that is afraid of its people…”
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Before America Was America: John Peter Zenger
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Frederick Douglass on Free Speech

The First 100

As President Trump is slowly beginning to figure out, being the President is not easy, especially in a country built on the Rule of Law, with all its checks and balances, and on Freedom of Speech, which means the criticisms will never end.

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Free Speech Isn’t Free

It seems Free Speech isn’t free when you’re Barack Obama. Reports have surfaced claiming the former President is due to cash in on a $400,000 check for a private speaking engagement at a conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald LP. To put the fee in perspective, Fox Business recently reported that the average speaker fee of Hillary Clinton is $200,000, making Obama’s at least double that mark.

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Democracy in the Unlikeliest of Places

Granted in Freedom of Speech and dictated by the Rule of Law, this referendum was, for the most part, legitimate. Whether voter fraud claims made by the opposition are true remains to be seen. But the process – casting a public vote for the country’s future – was a democratic process few can argue with.

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“A nation that is afraid of its people…”

JFK’s presidency lasted only two short years, but his tenure involved a sequence of history-altering events including the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the founding of the Peace Corps, the construction of the Berlin Wall, the Trade Expansion Act, and the heated American Civil Rights Movement.

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