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originally posted by: darkbake
a reply to: DBCowboy
You are saying that calling anyone who is not a Republican anti-American is just a saying? As in you don't actually believe they have less of a right to have their voice heard?
There is a difference between free speech and implementing harmful policies based on this kind of ideology. When you have a President saying that people who don't support him are anti-American (patently false, seeing as around half the nation ARE Americans and don't support him) the ideology is dangerous and could lead to policies that go against the First Amendment.
I guess I have to say it depends on exactly what he tries to do. But promoting the idea that people who don't agree with him don't deserve a voice in politics could lead to certain Orwellian tactics.
Yes, Trump has the freedom to say whatever he wants. But other people have the freedom to criticize him for it. And the moment he takes actions against people because they disagree with his views, that is not covered by free speech anymore, but is, in fact, actively working against the First Amendment.
I'm criticizing Trump's "anyone who isn't like me is anti-American" rhetoric as anti-American. He has the right to say it. He does not have the right to initiate policies that are in line with this sentiment. It is prudent to call him out prior to that, however, to prevent that sort of thing from happening.
originally posted by: darkbake
a reply to: knowledgehunter0986
prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.
So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world. now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run.
Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how it is done.
"With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!" Mr Trump wrote in a tweet.
Mr Trump's tweet came in response to a story written by NBC, which said that Mr Trump had sought to increase America's nuclear arsenal tenfold after taking a look at a briefing slide that showed steady reduction of the US nuclear arsenal since the 1960s. The story cited three officials who were reportedly in the room when Mr Trump made the comments.
Unfortunately, most of the "Fake News" comes from conservative news media like Fox News or Breitbart, or others. Right now, we are operating under the assumption that it is fine to continue this, due to free speech.
So why don't the dems just say, "I hate you and you are a stupid racist and we want to rule over you".?