View Poll Results: Should protesters be allowed to curb free speech in this country?

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    20 35.09%
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Thread: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Funny, isn't it, that the left complains about the very tactics they themselves pioneered and excel at when others use it against them, even assuming that the protests against The Messiah's plan to destroy health care in America is "orchestrated".

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    The correct answer is that NO ONE should be allowed to disrupt a public gathering someone else has organized. Anyone who doesn't have the maturity to allow the speaker his time and wait to ask questions should rightfully be arrested for creating a public nuisance. No one has a right to use their "freedom" of speech to deny others theirs.

    Doesn't matter if it's "organized protest" or "spontaneous outrage".

    Period.

    End of discussion.

    However, Congressmen aren't people and therefore can be tarred and feathered at whim.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    The correct answer is that NO ONE should be allowed to disrupt a public gathering someone else has organized. Anyone who doesn't have the maturity to allow the speaker his time and wait to ask questions should rightfully be arrested for creating a public nuisance. No one has a right to use their "freedom" of speech to deny others theirs.

    Doesn't matter if it's "organized protest" or "spontaneous outrage".

    Period.

    End of discussion.

    However, Congressmen aren't people and therefore can be tarred and feathered at whim.
    I agree completely, but it appears that the police are not "Keeping The Peace" in many of these instances & I wonder why not??
    (my ""organized protest" or "spontaneous outrage" only comes into play in terms of whether or not prosecution is warranted)
    Last edited by Devil505; 08-04-09 at 09:30 PM.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    If the problem is with enforcement of current laws, what would additional legislation accomplish?

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    I agree completely, but it appears that the police are not "Keeping The Peace" in many of these instances & I wonder why not??
    Because what goes around comes around, and the cops are going to get screwed over by Obama-care as much as anyone else.

    What's fair is fair, if the left can't handle having their own tactics used against them, it's time they stopped using them.

    HOWEVER, I'm also fully aware of the nature of the orchestrated town hall, with the Democrats planting professional public speakers with carefully crafted questions to create the appearance of a public meeting out of a sculpted propaganda effort, and stifling the opportunities of real citizens to ask questions and make their positions known to the man who is supposed to represent them but does not.

    Anyone who watched the Christopher Shays "I'm Pretending To Be Uncertain About Impeaching Clinton But He Really Has His Dick Up My Butt" Town Hall Show back in 1998 can recognize the signs of False Town Hall Syndrome.
    And the Democrats are urgent to spread FTHS this august.

    They're also urgent to innoculate themselves against Crashing Messiah by establishing false premises to blame the expected failure of this health-care scam on ANYTHING besides the fact that their scam sucks and the vast majority of people do not want it.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Well we know the insurance companies are spending 1.4 million a day to try and stop a HC bill.

    ...Is any of that going to fake protestors? I don't know.

    But, even if so, I am always for free speech unless laws are being broken.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kernel Sanders View Post
    If the problem is with enforcement of current laws, what would additional legislation accomplish?
    It would make things that SHOULD BE crimes.......actual crimes.

    Quick Examples:

    "Anyone who conspires with others for the purpose of depriving someone of their First Amendment rights , is hereby guilty of......."

    "Anyone who pays an operative for the purpose of depriving someone of their First Amendment rights , is hereby guilty of......."



    I could go on all night!

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Maybe we need some new laws to protect our First Amendment rights.
    Maybe we need to kill the people in order to save the village.

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
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    How about this proposed law:

    If it can be proved that you crossed state lines for the purpose of inhibiting the First Amendment rights of others, & were paid for your efforts, you are guilty of violating 18USC231......(a federal felony) etc..etc...etc

    Writing such a law would not be difficult. (Coming up with the political will & guts to do so....would.)
    Well that is one way to get rid of our politicians. But they will exempt themselves. I guess when it comes down to it we will have to import operatives from Canada and maybe hire someone to be our Voice since you cannot limit such laws to target only those who "inhibit" the First Amendment Rights of others it will apply to those who contradict the content of the speech of other. Again the First Amendment right of Free Speech is to protect Unpopular Speech.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    the vast majority of people do not want it.
    Not according to the polls I read. The vast majority of Americans do want health care reform.

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    Re: Should Orchestrated (fake) Protests Be Allowed To Hinder Free Speech?

    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    Not according to the polls I read. The vast majority of Americans do want health care reform.
    Cure: Read better polls.

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