While all those around are losing theirs…

Daniel Larison continues to keep his head.

Speaking of the subject line, I think it would be nice to compare Kipling’s poem to Roger Whittaker’s answer to it:

IF you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their [...]

Pitting the First Amendment Against Itself

I really don’t think that the right of free speech should belong to the government, or for that matter, any other “institution”. It belongs to people.

Worse yet to give that right to the government in such a way as to undermine freedom of religion for the people the government is supposed to [...]