View Poll Results: Does the threat trump free speech?

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Let 'em come after me. Gubmint's no stranger to wasting money - especially not this administration.
    You have to let us know if anything happens. We're living vicariously through you at this point.

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Not all speech is free speech. If this douche didn't know that, maybe he deserves 3 hots and a cot for a few months to help him sort some stuff out.

    Having said that, I don't blame him. I'll never say "I'm going to shoot Obama", but I'd wholeheartedly support anyone who said they would.

    I'd even buy the ammo.
    Treasonous.
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    Re: Threatning the potus

    President Obama is a disaster but no person should be allowed to threaten the man or encourage others to do so. Decent people don't do such things - those who do, forfeit their right to roam freely.

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    The only thing protecting Gipper from a full rectal examination by the FBI at this point is there's probably ten thousand dumbasses who say similar things a month and there's no time to investigate all of them.
    No, literally, they investigate all of them if they determine at the basic level that it merits a visit.
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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    No, literally, they investigate all of them if they determine at the basic level that it merits a visit.
    If true then they must have word recognition software for forums, because there's no way they have the manpower to lurk in every political site. The number of people who talk like Gipper just did is mind boggling.

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Not all speech is free speech. If this douche didn't know that, maybe he deserves 3 hots and a cot for a few months to help him sort some stuff out.

    Having said that, I don't blame him. I'll never say "I'm going to shoot Obama", but I'd wholeheartedly support anyone who said they would.

    I'd even buy the ammo.
    You'd buy the ammo? Really?

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Let 'em come after me. Gubmint's no stranger to wasting money - especially not this administration.
    You have nothing to worry about. With the sequester going in to effect the remaining part time employees in the FBI have been layed off.

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by tech30528 View Post
    You have nothing to worry about. With the sequester going in to effect the remaining part time employees in the FBI have been layed off.
    Not laid off, they'll actually work part-time shifts in the White House vegetable garden.

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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by LiberalAvenger View Post
    Man is arrested for posting threats against the president on facebook.

    Man arrested for making Facebook threat to Obama - Video on NBCNews.com
    Threatening people is not protected by free speech. Threatening the president is not protected by free speech. Threatening to execute a mass shooting in a club is not protected by free speech. He needs a full psychiatric assessment and six months in jail -- assuming he's found just to be a smartass.
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    Re: Threatning the potus

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    Not laid off, they'll actually work part-time shifts in the White House vegetable garden.
    They have part-time people in the FBI? How are they kept up-to-date on what's constantly occuring in this crazy world? Now that's scary!

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