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Originally posted by totalperdition
reply to post by Corruption Exposed
Even though I am French, my heritage has no basis on my concern over the situation and it's ignorant of you to say so.
How is that ignorant? (ad hominem attack). I never said anything, I simply asked some questions. If I wanted to say so I would have written something like this...
Unless you're French and/or live in France, then this does not affect you.
If it doesn't affect you, then you should not care.
If it's not your country and you do not live under its law, then you should not care.
You are entitled to your opinion but unless you are French and/or live in France, then it doesn't matter.
It's their country, culture, morals, values and laws and unless you're French and/or live there then it doesn't matter.
Besides, heritage has a lot to do with how concerned a person would be over this new law. Maybe not for you but certainly for me and I would imagine for many others as well. Lets not use the word heritage though, I believe nationality would be more appropriate here. Since the word nationality is used to identify with a certain nation.
There are many laws from around the world that don't affect me but they affect my fellow humans. The country where I live is also coming up with similar laws so if we don't stand up and stop these thought control goons it will be happening in our backyard before you know it.
Yes, the country where YOU live. Not my place to judge your country or its laws.
Forgive me if Im wrong but I'm assuming that you're American. How would you feel of it became against the law to mention the American slaughter of innocents in their recent bloody 10 year war campaign? Or how would you feel if it became illegal to question the OS of 911?
Keep in mind that the questions above are purely hypothetical (at least for now). I treasure my first ammendment right as a U.S. citizen. I would probably die a little inside if that right were taken away from my fellow citizens and I. It is our responsibility to stand up for our rights and hold our politicians and government accountable if they choose to infringe upon them.
That being said, I could care less about the opinions of other people, who are not of United States nationality, IN REGARDS TO DOMESTIC U.S. LAW. Their opinions would mean nothing, our domestic laws do not affect them. For instance, hate speech here in the United States is protected to some extent. Although I DO NOT AGREE WITH IT, I would never wan't the right of any U.S. citizen to freely express their thoughts, ideas and opinions to be taken away from them. YES, EVEN IF IT INCLUDES HATE SPEECH. Now in France hate speech has pretty much been outlawed completely. So how do the French feel about the protection of hate speech here in the United States? Frankly I could care less, not their country not their place to question our laws and not their responsibility. They may have their opinions, but so what? They don't live here and are not affected by our laws.
In Germany you're not allowed to question the holocaust and France will no longer allow you to question the Armenian genocide. If you don't see a problem with this then you must enjoy your enslavement.
Now, now, you just relax and let ME worry about my country. We still have the right to bear arms remember?
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
reply to post by sonnny1
Is that a fact?
Yes it's a fact, you must have missed this:
Get your facts straight before you post Sonny.
Sometimes you argue over the most insignificant things
Key word is "some"
but you make it sound like EVERY Jew on the Planet is playing into your equation.
Every Jew is NOT a Zionist.
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
Hey Turkey, the genocide happened, you did it, now get over it!
Hey France, this law is stupid, now smarten up!
First off it wasn't an ad hom attack. It was an observation pertaining to the sequence of questions you asked. On top of that, I answered your questions. Your comment clearly stated if that if don't live in France this law should not concern me as it cannot affect me. Have you ever heard of tourism? If someone decides to visit France and deny the Armenian genocide, they might risk prosecution if this law is finalized.
Also, considering that I live a few minutes from the border, and have lived in "your country" for several years, I'm allowed to share my very informed opinion which is based on factual logic
Your comments so far a perfect example of American Exceptionalism where your policies affect the whole world but get offended when people who are affected by these policies speak their mind.
I bet if you had your way you would make it a crime for foreigners to speak their mind huh? Perhaps have the DOJ order the arrest of people from other countries who voice their displeasure of certain policies. Keep on rocking in a free world bro...
Here is a great Canadian who says it much better than I do: