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View Poll Results: Are you for or against freedom of speech?
I am for freedom of speech. 9 90.00%
I am against freedom of speech. 1 10.00%
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Old January 8th, 2018, 04:19 AM   #21
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NOt this liberal.

I'm not going to get into a pissing match over whether hate speech and threats and libel should be considered "free speech."


YEP--this is a bait and switch thread.
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Old January 8th, 2018, 05:12 AM   #22
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YEP--this is a bait and switch thread.
In order for something to be clickbait there has to be a link posted & I didn't post any links at all in the OP.
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Old January 8th, 2018, 05:15 AM   #23
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NOt this liberal.

I'm not going to get into a pissing match over whether hate speech and threats and libel should be considered "free speech."
Hate speech should not be a crime, now, Libel should be
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Old January 8th, 2018, 10:51 AM   #24
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'Free speech' is a nice noise, but as McCarthy demonstrated, it doesn't mean much if all the means of propaganda are owned by the rich. So, yes, as an opponent of capitalism I am in favour of free speech for all.
When you end up with five or six megacorporations controlling over 90% of media, you end up in an absurd universe where Jake Tapper is called a leftist by the right, and celebrated by liberals with impaired reasoning abilities!
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Old January 9th, 2018, 04:43 AM   #25
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Freedom of speech is very important, and we mustn't selectively pick and choose who has the right to voice their opinion.
I don't care for supremacists, I don't care for antifa, but they have a right to PEACEFUL assembly. That goes for guest speakers at colleges and universities as well. We mustn't drown out opposing opinions, we must listen, respectfully, and answer in kind.
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Old January 9th, 2018, 05:39 AM   #26
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Hate speech should not be a crime, now, Libel should be
it is almost impossible to engage in hate speech without engaging in libel.

you have to present libelous "facts" to make hate speech palatable to a gullible audience
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