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by Joe Murray
The Evening Bulletin
Ever since the sit-ins of the ‘60s, one thing has been painstakingly clear for many a college campus.
Universities are the incubators of free speech activity and the soapbox of choice for those cultural revolutionaries lobbying for unpopular, if not controversial, ideas.
During the flower power days of academia, Hanoi Jane embodied the counter culture and its cause was a struggle against U.S. cultural imperialism aboard. To the Woodstock warrior, Jim Crowe was public enemy No. 1 and the war in Vietnam was not only a bad decision, but also an immoral one to boot... Download file "San Francisco values don't include conservative speech"