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Originally posted by Paschar0
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
"Don't Taze me Bro" isn't the best example only because you have a point, it's not the venue to stand up and hijack the floor regardless if your "anti" or "pro" whatever.
A better example are events like OWS. Whether or not you agree with them is irrelevant, the founding fathers had political protest in mind when they drafted all these silly antiquated rights and freedoms.
The fact that some cities require a "permit" or have "free speech zones" is unconstitutional and some of our very own citizen foolishly defend the government's actions. If they had their way, you wouldn't be allowed to protest, comment on the internet, NOTHING. So keep defending the tyranny because you don't like the content or people involved.
Originally posted by SoymilkAlaska
reply to post by kn0wh0w
but now its like everyone is against everyone.edit on 7-2-2012 by SoymilkAlaska because: (no reason given)
Freedom is not taken all at once but piece by piece. When good people do nothing and do not take up for those who cannot take up for themselves then our future and your childrens future is fracked
Originally posted by kn0wh0w
reply to post by redoubt
Hitler was not a tyrannical dictator
Two British touists were barred from entering the United States after joking on Twitter about “destroying America”.
Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting’s Twitter feeds were monitored by US special agents who also took exception to a comment about “digging up Marilyn Monroe”, the Sun reported.
Upon the pair’s arrival in LA – where they hoped to spend a three-week holiday – they were held by armed guards, questioned for five hours on suspicion of planning to “commit crimes” and then put in cells overnight.
Van Bryan, 26, claims he was forced to share a cell with Mexican drug dealers.
Despite explaining he had used the term “destroy” as slang for partying, and insisting the Tweet about Marilyn Monroe was a joke, the pair were put on a flight back to Britain the next day
When a person can't criticize their country for fear of being put in jail, then America's a police state.