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When Free Speech Endangers Our Children

People's lack of common humanity, decency and common sense have rocked me to the core. The subject of my outrage could be any number of things wrong with society on any given day— but today, I am focused on the horrible advertisements in NYC depicting one group of people as civilized, and the other as savages.     
"A conservative blogger who once headed a campaign against an Islamic center near the Sept. 11th terror attack site won a court order to post the ad in 10 subway stations on Monday. It reads, "In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad." In July, U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer ruled that advertisements criticizing Jihad are protected under the law and are allowed to appear in our public subways. My upset and alarm are hastened by the stupidity of those who hold the interpretation of American law in their power.  It also highlights the marriage between privilege and capitalistic power as…

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