Tag Archive for free speech

Robert Groden settles with Sixth Floor Museum in JFK-free speech victory. 

Persistence pays. Eventually the thought police will back off, especially if you have tenacious counsel like Brad Kizzia.

No one can tell this JFK tale better than Dallas Observer’s inimitable Jim Schutze. 

Robert Groden Settles with Sixth Floor Museum in Kennedy assassination Battle. | Dallas Observer.

McAdams’s defense: I’m a blogger and I gots rights

John McAdams

Professor John McAdams, the self-styled Marquette Warrior, has issued his defense.

In a new blog post, the embattled former political science professor is defending the blog post that prompted Marquette University to fire him, ban him from campus, and seek to revoke his tenure. In the original post, McAdams used an anonymous source to attack a graduate teaching assistant for allegedly suppressing an undergraduate’s views on gay marriage.

The vigilant custodians of American liberties on the political right, while untroubled by the unpleasantries of Guantanamo, are thinking hard about McAdams’s rights.

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McAdams’s critics reject free speech argument

In arguing for for John McAdams’s dismissal, Lisa Pease recommends the account from the graduate student involved, Cheryl Abbate. Here’s Abbate’s blog post about the controversy.  Read more

JFK authors defend John McAdams as Marquette seeks to fire him

John McAdams

John McAdams

John McAdams is a walking test of the First Amendment.

The Marquette political science professor is an obnoxious, persistent climate-change denier with a passion for attacking skeptics of the official theory of JFK’s assassination and smearing “liberals” for supposedly suppressing free speech. He is, in a word, an ass, an independent-minded donkey of a scholar with a thin skin and bad manners.

Once upon a time, he tried to accuse me (and this website) of supposedly suppressing his JFK opinions, an argument that he had to abandon when I welcomed his anti-conspiracist views on the site (within the capacious limits of the site’s comment policy).

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Lawyer charges Sixth Floor Museum instigated prosecution of JFK author

Click here for attorney Brad Kzia’s brief against the City of Dallas for “malicious persecution” of Robert Groden, a JFK author. The brief charges that the Sixth Floor Museum played a role in getting Groden arrested in June 2010.

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