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    RT presenter choked by police

    RT presenter choked by police — RT

    police brutality and arrests took place in Washington DC as police brutally cracked down on a crowd of people for dancing by a Washinton DC memorial...

    a new victory for American style democracy and free speech and expression..
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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    This raises an interesting question: are public decency laws a violation of the 1st Amendment?
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Let's cut to the chase, most of those people were acting like a mob of dickwits at the Jefferson Memorial to draw the attention they got. In my humble opinion, they were directionless losers pissing away 1st Amendment Rights for no good reason. There are many great reasons but acting like a gaggle of assclowns is not one of them.










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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Let's cut to the chase, most of those people were acting like a mob of dickwits at the Jefferson Memorial to draw the attention they got. In my humble opinion, they were directionless losers pissing away 1st Amendment Rights for no good reason. There are many great reasons but acting like a gaggle of assclowns is not one of them.
    Well, you have the right to express that opinion. I'll grant you that.
    The first amendment isn't needed to protect speech that we all agree on. It's more useful protecting speech that's controversial.
    I may be wrong.

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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Let's cut to the chase, most of those people were acting like a mob of dickwits at the Jefferson Memorial to draw the attention they got. In my humble opinion, they were directionless losers pissing away 1st Amendment Rights for no good reason. There are many great reasons but acting like a gaggle of assclowns is not one of them.
    Is not acting like a gaggle of assclowns protected by the first Amendment? The WBC for example?
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
    - Colonel Paul Yingling

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    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Is not acting like a gaggle of assclowns protected by the first Amendment? The WBC for example?
    LOL! Indeed it is.










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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Is not acting like a gaggle of assclowns protected by the first Amendment? The WBC for example?
    these people were protesting a new law that forbade dancing in front of the monument. they did so by dancing. the law is against freedom of expression and the police brutality and the arrests against all democratic decency.
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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Let's cut to the chase, most of those people were acting like a mob of dickwits at the Jefferson Memorial to draw the attention they got. In my humble opinion, they were directionless losers pissing away 1st Amendment Rights for no good reason. There are many great reasons but acting like a gaggle of assclowns is not one of them.
    I think the same of the tea party movement.. should we brutally crack down on them as well? freedom of speech in the US is becoming freedom of speech limited. we certainly have more freedom of speech and expression in Europe 2011 than you have in the US.
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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by Maximus Zeebra View Post
    these people were protesting a new law that forbade dancing in front of the monument. they did so by dancing. the law is against freedom of expression and the police brutality and the arrests against all democratic decency.
    I think I've done just that on a high school field trip a few years ago. Don't get what the big deal is.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
    - Colonel Paul Yingling

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    Re: RT presenter choked by police

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    I think I've done just that on a high school field trip a few years ago. Don't get what the big deal is.
    It displeases lord Jefferson.
    I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
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