The View from a Drawbridge

The random musings of a bridgetender with entirely too much time on her hands.

Back in the early 80’s, when I was 17, I was driving to a local park with an African American friend of mine to go swimming. To get to this park, you had to go miles down this rural road to its very end, then come to a stop at a T junction and make …

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Could we puh-leeze get past the Duck Dynasty guy? I’m so sick of people holding him up as the poster child for freedom of speech martyrdom when nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s get back to basics. What is freedom of speech? The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, …

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