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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    You against fee speech?
    Hell no.
    But you also have to accept the consequences of that 'free speech'.
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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    How come so many people think the First Amendment means there should be no social consequences for making ridiculous statements?

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
    Of course I've heard of the 1stA.

    When speaking as a representation of a group or company, it does become a liability to those entities to verbalize your opinion.
    Not when you own the company.

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Better to have racists in the open as known knowns than going underground.
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    when you have NO MORAL COMPASS.

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    It's not a first amendment issue. If it were, what about the people who want to speak against the racist views.

    You or anybody else has every right to be a racist a-hole. And everybody else has a right to say you're an idiot and an a-hole for being one.
    It is, it was a private conversation. Freedom of speech, and who taped it and who released it?

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    I'm not the boycott type. I will buy your product if it is a good one no matter what your beliefs. I have even been known to watch George clueless movies because he is a good actor in good movies.
    I thought you were one of the "Ban the Dixie Chicks" crowd?


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    All this media blitz on Bundy and The basketball guy has me wondering if we now have thought police in this country. I'm not racist myself but I don't see what the big deal is if you are. We have laws to protect people from racism so your opinion should be a right and you should not be punished for what you believe. IMO firing someone for being a racist is anti American and flies in the face of free speech.
    Some of your posts may suggest otherwise. But you have the right to your opinion and I have the right to tell you it stinks.
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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by Ben K. View Post
    How come so many people think the First Amendment means there should be no social consequences for making ridiculous statements?
    Social consequences? You mean whining and crying.

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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    All this media blitz on Bundy and The basketball guy has me wondering if we now have thought police in this country. I'm not racist myself but I don't see what the big deal is if you are. We have laws to protect people from racism so your opinion should be a right and you should not be punished for what you believe. IMO firing someone for being a racist is anti American and flies in the face of free speech.
    Neither of these men are going to jail for their racism. If people want to say bad things about them or not do business with them because of their racism they have that right as well because, guess what, freedom of speech. So yeah, no one's speech is being violated, can we please move past this strawman?
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    re: Is being racist a right?[W:343]

    32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
    Matt. 10:32-33

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