Tag Archives: Inciting Violence

Not Quite Idle Threats

Those of us who have been there know. Teaching is difficult enough, teaching English borders on the impossible, but this makes things even harder: A new Texas law allowing people to carry guns on state college campuses is already putting … Continue reading

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Clear and Present Dangers

No one wants some stranger to walk up to them, tell them they’re not a real American and they’re ruining things for everyone else, and shoot them dead, and then walk away, waving their American flag. That’s why the police, … Continue reading

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Incitement

It was a long time ago – Saturday, April 4, 2009 – in a place where nothing much ever happens – Pittsburgh – so it’s forgotten now. That was the day a twenty-two-year-old angry white guy set up an ambush … Continue reading

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Asking for Trouble

There’s a basketball game here in town tonight. The Buffalo Braves, who moved out here in the early eighties and became the San Diego Clippers, and then moved up the coast and became the Los Angeles Clippers, after years of … Continue reading

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Tort Liability, Incitement and Fox News

There’s a reason some of us never gave a thought to becoming lawyers. We know a torte is one of those fancy Austrian things made of many thin layers of dense, rich cake, sandwiched together with achingly sweet cream filling … Continue reading

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American Kristallnacht

There’s Phase Transition: A phase transition is a natural physical process. It has the characteristic of taking a given medium with given properties and transforming some or all of that medium into a new medium with new properties. Phase transitions … Continue reading

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