“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
He has a right to speak. He does not, however, have a right to air time. No one does.
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Government can't infringe on your free speech. But, your rights to free speech, as an individual, don't outweigh anyone else's right to free speech. Organizing a boycott IS A FORM OF FREE SPEECH.
Jesus Christ. For people who claim to love the constitution, some of you sure don't understand it very well.
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From the OP:
Although reasons behind the possible dismissal remain unclear, one suggestion has been his steady loss of viewers - from an average of 2.9 million in January 2010 to 1.8 million in January 2011.
Fox News has also lost a host of lucrative advertising deals including Coca-Cola, BMW and British supermarket chain Waitrose from the cable channel, left uncomfortable with his increasingly outspoken views.
The New York Times writes: 'Some 300 advertisers fled the show, leaving sponsorship to a slew of gold bullion marketers whose message dovetails nicely with Mr. Beck's end-of-times gospel.'
Fox News firebrand Glenn Beck facing axe from controversial TV show after losing a million viewers in a year | Mail Online
“I’m worried that I will be the last Republican president.” - George W. Bush
Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
Van Jones creates anti-police school curriculum – Glenn Beck
Nice guy that Van Jones
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Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville