Free speech vs. free thought

Hate speech and freedom of speech are two different things. – Leslie Jones

Parents are thanking Roseann Barr for her incredulous racist rant. There are so many life lessons for our kids.

  1. Blame anyone/anything on your behavior, even Ambien.
  2. Your free speech is costly. It can cost you your reputation, $100 million in ad revenue, and the jobs of hundreds of people that depend on you.
  3. There are times when you can’t come back from something you say.
  4. A common enemy brings people together. You accomplished that.
  5. It’s bad enough. Know when to stop talking or tweeting.


Some mistakes are very costly. The biggest mistake is thinking this could ever be ok.

Tina Nocera, Founder

Parental Wisdom®



4 Responses to “Free speech vs. free thought”

  1. Patricia Kelly Beckett says:


  2. Kerry OHagen says:

    Is anyone surprised at this? To paraphrase Inspector Louie in Casablanca “I’m shocked, shocked to find out Rosanne is a racist!”

  3. Short, great and to the point. Thanks, Tina. I’ll be re-posting.

  4. Carol Norton says:

    Thank you,Tina!

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