Tuesday, May 5, 2015


Lord knows that I am all for free speech, freedom of expression and all the guarantees that the first amendment embraces.

I am not for the inciting actions of the American Freedom Defense initiative, which sponsored the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon contest in Garland, Texas.

For reasons unsubstantiated so far, two men shot at a security guard and a police officer outside the event. The perpetrator’s were then shot and killed by police.

To sponsor an event that would surely offend another’s belief just because it is your right to express it is provocative. That’s not expression that’s taunting and provocation.

The woman who found the AFDI is Pamela Geller. Make no mistake. She is a labeled extremist.

Senator Barry Goldwater once said, “that extremism in the pursuit of liberty is no vice. In this case I think it is.

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