I remember vividly the cultural turmoil of the 1960’s highlighting the importance of free speech at the U.C.-Berkeley and other campuses. Though I strongly rejected the youth rebellion and its focus on drugs, free sex, and hatred of the police, I agreed with one tenet.

Free speech.

It stood enshrined in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights and seemed as American as apple pie. I thought the radicals simply wanted equal time. That’s fair in a free society.

I was wrong.

Those same radicals now control many of the leadership positions in government, the media and higher education in the United States. We now know what they wanted all along.

Control. And how do you gain it?

Verbal Fascism.

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