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I agree with you. That's the 1st thing I thought of. It's SO disrespectful to our troops, that are giving their lives FOR US!
originally posted by: Nucleardoom
originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: nobunaga
Exercising one's right to free speech, a right granted to us by the document that helped found this very nation, is not disrespectful to the nation itself.
Not standing in respect of the thousands who gave their lives to protect that right to free speech among many others IS disrespectful.
He can sit all he wants, it's just practice for him anyways since he'll be riding the pine this year.
originally posted by: conspiracy nut
a reply to: Nucleardoom
the soldiers fought and continue to fight for his right to sit. the right to question our government is in itself an act of patriotism, this is not nazi germany we do not have to be blindly patriotic.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: smurfy
Um, that is not true.
Even when there was slavery in the nation, there were always some free blacks ... even in the South. Some very few of those free blacks were slave owners themselves.