This pesky Freedom of the Press (written on a goddamn piece of paper) is ruining his whole game!
Of course Bush is going to say the NY Times is disgraceful! He doesn't want his secrets to get out. If this is such a big secret as told to Congress,
then he should be more worried about the congress people who are 'leaking' this to the press, shouldn't he?
If 'terrorists' don't already know that their finances are being tracked, they've been living in a cave...
We need more papers like the NY Times to let us know what our government is doing.
Again, if we could trust our government to any degree, we wouldn't need to know what they're doing, but they've proven themselves untrustworthy
and willing and able to screw us to get what they want. Therefore, they have given up their right to our trust.
I hope these papers reveal what this administration is and has been doing for all to see.
Originally posted by Ahabstar
It is irresponsible and quite illegal to yell “Fire!” in a crowded theater when there is no fire. Is your free speech infringed?
Can you show me something to support this? Because I don't believe it's illegal.
Shouting "Fire" in a crowded theater
(This ruling preceded the adoption of building codes, and theatergoers faced a real possibility of being unable to escape the building in an emergency
due to narrow aisles and jammed doors.)
Schenck was later overturned by Brandenburg v. Ohio, which ruled that speech could only be banned when it was directed to and likely to incite
imminent lawless action (e.g. a riot), the test which remains until this day.
I don't wish to get in an argument about shouting "Fire" but I take issue with your post as factual.
Should a Satanic cult freely practice a human sacrifice on the steps of the National Cathedral in DC?
, not freedom of speech...
Should have Al Gore shot George W. and the Supreme Court Justices because they denied his 531st (or so ) Petition to recount the votes in Florida
Shooting a person is attempted murder
, not freedom of expression...
Too often people do what you have done. Extend freedom of speech to encompass another crime and call it irresponsible exercise of freedoms.
[edit on 27-6-2006 by Benevolent Heretic]