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  • Portrait of Cotton Mather by Peter Pelham
    New app censors books without authors' permission
    Warning: Some of this may be offensive to faint hearted readers, including links to sites that use some foul language.There’s a new app that has a whole lot of readers and writers using profanity when discussing it. Clean Reader is the...
  • Google reverses itself on Blogger platform nudity ban policy
    Google reverses itself on Blogger platform nudity ban policy
    Search engine titan Google announced Friday, February 27, 2015, a reversal of its announced controversial ban on sexually explicit images and those depicting “graphic” nudity on the company’s Blogger platform. The ban on images...
  • Yik Yak at University of Rochester: Cyber-bullying and threats ensue
    Yik Yak at University of Rochester: Cyber-bullying and threats ensue
    Rochester, NY- A popular social sharing app, Yik Yak, has caused a controversy on the University of Rochester campus. Yik Yak is an anonymous social media app that allows users to anonymously create "Yaks" and users within a ten mile...
  • Facebook blocks pages 24 hours after Turkey threatens ban
    Facebook blocks pages 24 hours after Turkey threatens ban
    At the behest of a local court in Turkey, Facebook has blocked an as-of-yet unspecified number of pages that are said to contain images and text that insult the prophet Muhammad. The social network took these steps because otherwise, the country...
  • Kim Jong un
    Why Sony Pictures is wrong to cancel 'The Interview'
    Much is being said about Sony's decision to cancel the release of their film, “The Interview.” But what does it really say about us and our culture when one of the largest studios decides to cave into threats from a third-rate...
  • Benjamin Watson handles the ball for the Saints
    Did CNN censor Saints tight end Benjamin Watson after he mentions Jesus?
    Religious censorship in the 1940s or even the 50s wasn't something Americans had to worry much about. It was a different time, and folks seemed more open to discussing the Bible and issues involving faith. It was after all in June 1954, when ...
  • Spanking
    United Kingdom bans fetish porn
    Warning: much of this article contains references to sex acts and pornography that may be offensive to some readers. Especially if said readers are members of puritanical groups such as British lawmakers. In other words, this article is NSFW (not...
  • The Grass Mud Horse -- Alpaca/Getty
    Punning is not funny in China; Clarity and linguistic purity are prime
    A pun is often considered the lowest form of wit. Sometimes, we might find ourselves shaking our heads a little and laughing at how ridiculous a punnster is. But we never really put an end to the punning and we do our fair share of it, to be sure....
  • Facebook
    Facebook shuts down James O'Keefe's page after voter fraud expose
    After exposing how Democratic operatives allegedly discussed how to commit voter fraud, Project Veritas' James O'Keefe said Facebook mysteriously shut down his personal page, the Daily Caller reported Saturday. Shortly after a journalist...
  • Breaking Bad figure situation
    Fear of the unknown provokes outlandish response to action figure
    Fear of the unknown provokes outlandish response. That’s what happened recently when a Florida mother saw Mezco’s “Breaking Bad” action figures at a Toys “R” Us store. She proceeded to get on change.org to start...
  • Duggar Family Values
    Duggar family values being attacked? TLC censorship, social media backlash
    When “19 Kids and Counting” first was on the air, the viewers were intrigued by the large family and their values. Seeing how a big family could manage while following their personal religious beliefs brought many people to the show....
  • Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed
    Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed
    Force-feeding GITMO prisoners should be exposed, but not to the advantage of terrorists and enemy combatants.News from The Guardian today is that Spencer Ackerman from that organization wants the Obama administration's secrecy request waved to...
  • Students protest Jeffco School Board proposal to evaluate history curriculum
    Students protest Jeffco School Board proposal to evaluate history curriculum
    Several hundred students from Arvada, Arvada West, Golden, Pomona, and Ralston Valley high schools walked out of classes on Tuesday morning in protest of a Jeffco School Board proposal to establish a curriculum committee to examine Advanced...
  • Banned Books Week: How many of these 60 top titles have you read?
    Banned Books Week: How many of these 60 top titles have you read?
    Finished any banned books lately? The last week of September is Banned Books Week.Are you feeling a little naughty? Why not allow your inner bookworm to have a field day? Each year, the month of September draws to a close with Banned Books Week,...
  • Progressive Free Speech NAZIs tell College Students -No Free Speech for You!
    College Classes start under Pall of Progressive Censorship
    Today marks the beginning of the first full week of class for most colleges in America. Yet Freshmen who have long looked forward to greater freedom at college may be in for government surprise. It seems the Progressives don't think College...