Do Sun Glasses “Sit on your Face”?

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A recently placed, then fairly quickly removed, “SPY” sunglass company billboard in Encinitas caused some buzz this week. Some thought it was funny or clever, others not so much. The Outdoor Advertizing Company which owns the billboard claims to have received complaints, but my office did not. So, does this fall under the 1st Amendment, or is it prurient in …

Philip Rivers, Catholic Radio, SD Rally for Religious Freedom… And Condom Hurling

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Thanks to Philip Rivers, his wife, Tiffany, and local attorney Charles LiMandri who spearheaded a $5.2 million capital campaign to purchase the radio station KCEO 1000 AM, San Diego now has a 24 hour Catholic talk radio station. In turn, thanks to KCEO, I learned last week about San Diego’s Rally for Religious Freedom, tomorrow, Friday, March 23, noon at …

The Case for the Pendleton Crosses

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The Union-Tribune reported last week that atheist groups are complaining about a pair of crosses in Camp Pendleton serving as a memorial to fallen soldiers. The Pentagon will decide whether the memorial may remain, and litigation is highly likely if it does. Such a lawsuit would misconstrue the meaning of the Establishment Clause, which provides that government “shall make no …

Leaked Email Exposes Plot to Censor and Defund Koala

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Taken from The California Review, October 27th, 2010: California Review Editorial Board We obtained an internal SAAC email that reveals a plot by Utsav Gupta, Josh Grossman, and Cody Marshall in which they attempt to prevent students from benefitting from legitimate media organizations by registering 89 (and possibly counting) other media organizations to challenge their funding. In addition, Utsav Gupta’s …

The Quad of Young America’s Foundation: Collegiate Blog featuring yours truly

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http://gabriellahoffman.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/guest-appearance-on-the-quad-young-americas-foundation-collegiate-blog/ http://www.yaf.org/freespeechUCSD.aspx Report from the Trenches at UC-San Diego From sunny and charming La Jolla, California, I bring rather daunting and implicating news about the attack on free speech at UCSD. For the past several weeks, UCSD students have faced ramifications of a situation taken way too far.  From the Compton Cookout to the Associated Students of UCSD’s injunction on cutting media …

Report From the Trenches of UCSD, Part 2

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Things took quite a toll as more racially triggered events sprung on the UCSD campus. A noose was found hanging on February 19th, 2010, at the seventh floor of Geisel Library. The culprit, a student who was not identified by name and race, apologized for the incident, citing in UCSD’s main paper, The Guardian, “I found a small piece of …