Tag Archives: free speech

Free speech: What it is and what it isn’t

I started to write this post during the uproar in the Middle East over a movie trailer, but as it got longer, I never had time to finish it. However, this still seems like a good time to talk about … Continue reading

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Legitimate speech and SLAPP suits

I’m going to step outside my usual realm of medicine today to discuss something a little outside my realm of specialty: the law. I happen to have learned a tiny bit about one particular area of the law, SLAPP lawsuits, … Continue reading

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Burzynski Clinic…meet the Streisand Effect

Today I’d like to introduce you to a quack, a charlatan, and an all-around no goodnik taking immense quantities of money from desperate families: Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski. This guy lures people with devastating cancer diagnoses to his Texas clinic, gives … Continue reading

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