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Freedom of Speech & Expression: The hypocrisy of sites like this very one.

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posted on Aug, 5 2008 @ 09:45 AM
Ok, this will get me either banned, barred or summarily dismissed im sure.

Lets begin. Ok i awoke this fine morn to find a message in my U2U box from a moderator named 'Spider' something. Apparently i posted something 'offensive' to someone somewhere and i honestly dont recall saying anything threatening, invasive, xenophobic or otherwise hurtful to anyone at anytime. I DO recall, however, expressing my opinion and speaking freely within ALL of the threads that interest me.

Here is the issue: Ok, i would imagine that within a site LIKE this one we would have absolute freedom of speech and expression as the site tauts such things. Uncovering truth and anti-fascist govt discussions conspiracies involving incompassionate govt betrayal and the like. Yet when i reply to a thread and say anything ANYONE out there, ya the multitudes of opinion, it gets read, disseminated and removed by someone by whose OWN opinion deems it the hell is anyone here or anywhere else able to deem what is and what isnt appropriate?! I mean aside from a direct threat or something this is STILL a free country..even though we all see it systematically being flushed down a toilet of political correctness and a rule of mediocrity. It seems to me that we cant say anything to anyone anymore for fear of 'hurting someones feelings' Christ i remember a time where NOT everyone was equal, cause we are not, and you had to work extra hard just to keep level...nowadays we have to have everyone thinking the same, treated the same etc etc sounds more like Communism to me than a democratic capitalistic republic. Any thoughts? or will this post also get me removed 1000 points? did i offend anyone by expressing my desire for freedom of speech and expression? did i mention anything in this thread to upset anyone from any freakin culture or religion or sexual preference? if i did good!!! we need more of that....more debates that inspire passionate discussion. Does anyone here agree with me?

It saddens me to think that even in places like this one that i THOUGHT promoted all the civil liberties and freedoms doesnt. Its another pared down example of how our liberties are being removed form us. I would LOVE to know what i said to offend someone here...and if you read something you dont like..tough thats life thats the real world ..sick of all this crap about political correctness..if you dont like something say so...if a group of people bother you.....say so...hey if you dont like Prez Bush, gays, Muslims, Jews or Blacks...PLEASE Stand up and SCREAM SO!!!! This is a free freakin country.

posted on Aug, 5 2008 @ 01:38 PM
It's hard to agree or disagree without knowing what was said. Could you possibly U2U me?

Read through the Terms and Conditions and see if you broke any rules.

posted on Aug, 5 2008 @ 02:00 PM
reply to post by ben420

ben i honestly dont know what i wrote...i can however say that whatever it was it wasnt threatening in any way. I most likely called an idiot an idiot..but as we edge closer and closer to a communistic/socialistic USA.....well i guess you cant call em like you see em anymore...hell i rememeber a time when if you got hurt someone would yell "walk it off pussy!" making you a stronger person...nowadays you cant even yell pussy for fear of reprisals from crypto-fascist womens liberation groups!

posted on Aug, 5 2008 @ 02:08 PM
There are kids under 12 that read this site. And more than likely even younger than that.

I think that you are actually trying to get banned just to justify your attitudes obviously gleaned from M. Savage, Rush and other entertainers.

It's always easy to blame trailer trash behavior on someone else.

I don't care how people express themselves in approiate circumstances and they can be as profane as they want.

and I can take abuse and dish it out too in the proper setting but a certain amount of decorum should be used in a setting such as ATS.

[edit on 5-8-2008 by whaaa]

posted on Aug, 5 2008 @ 02:13 PM
We've got a thread for issues like this:

ATS Issues.

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