Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Who is being rude and hateful? Let's Go Brandon  Hate speech is protected.  Democrats believe ridiculing and threatening the life of President Trump is OK, but saying "let's go Brandon" is hate speech that must be outlawed.  Rising, November 4.  I don't think much came of this.  Ridiculing celebrities and politicians has been going on a long time, especially in the 18th century. Tennessee Democrat says 'Let's Go, Brandon' equal to burning the flag | Fox News


I just discovered "Rising" today; it's aimed at young people, but I may take a look. "Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers." Today's story (Dec. 21) is about friendships and college education. There's a friendship gap between those with a college education and those who didn't attend.  I can't find a good way to post the video interview, so here is the story. The college connection: The education divide in American social and community life - The Survey Center on American Life (

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