Liberty Net: January 30, 2016

Liberty-Net---couple-listening-to-radioby Kevin Strom, WB4AIO

THE Liberty Net, the longest-running current events discussion net on amateur radio, is now in its 42nd year and still growing strong. Every week I write these little summaries of some of the discussions that strike me as interesting — but the net itself is often four to six hours in length, containing far more dialogue and discussion than I could possibly even summarize here. So give a listen — or better yet, check in and add your voice to the free speech tsunami!

Listen: Liberty Net 1/30

Here’s a short digest of and commentary on some of the ideas brought to light on the net this week:

• A teenage Danish girl used pepper spray against a man who grabbed and attacked her and attempted rip off her clothes. The girl has been charged with a crime for using the pepper spray. The criminal who attacked her has not been located by the same authorities who were so assiduous in charging the victim. (31 minutes)

• It is Carnival time in Austria, and during the celebration the government has banned all jokes targeting “migrant” invaders and has even criminalized “misplaced irony and sarcasm” that in any way makes non-Whites feel uncomfortable. (33 minutes)

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