Word Wars: Napoleon’s Palm, Our Henry Lee and Hitler’s White Rose ~ New WCHU on the Bryan William Brickner Blog
Free Speech Press
Chicago 8/26/2014 07:12 AM GMT (WooEB)
wonders of 21st century communication,” opened Bryan W. Brickner, “were
cultivated by an 18th century amendment: the US Constitution’s first
In Word Wars: Napoleon’s Palm, Our Henry Lee and Hitler’s White Rose, hosted on the Bryan William Brickner Blog, America’s constitutional efforts in support of
free speech are compared to two other twin traditions: silence and violence.
August 1806,” noted Brickner, “Johan Phillip Palm, a German publisher living
under Napoleonic rule of law, was tried in a mock court. Palm had published
news on the behavior of Napoleon’s soldiers in Germany; at the mockery Palm
wouldn’t reveal the author of the pamphlet and was executed August 26th.”
Henry Lee and the White Rose resistors,” continued Brickner, “the same pattern
continues only the names change; with Lee it’s an angry mob ~ with the White
Rose it’s an angry dictator.”
stories on this topic,” Brickner closed, “and yet those 18th century
words ratified into the rule of law remain ageless ~ and constitutional.”
Brickner has a 1997 political
science doctorate from Purdue University and is the author of several political
theory books, to include The Promise Keepers: Politics and Promises (1999),
Article the first of the Bill of Rights (2006), and The Book of the Is: A book
on bridges (2013). The Bryan William Brickner Blog is an ongoing
resource for the political science of constitutions and the biological science
on Ew Publishing’s WCHU: a double feature honoring rebels and constitutions.
The Rebels of Harlem Heights begin the summer series finale on Tuesday, 16
September ~ followed by Constitution Day 2014 on Wednesday, 17 September.
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