Do you agree: Stop demonizing citizens says Sen. Cornyn (R)

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    I know this may at first look like a replication of other threads on this topic, but it is not. I wonder if rational responses can be made and rebutted here.

    Did people who do not want these protesters demonized offer the same defense of other protesters, or there differences with regards the actions or content of each group of demonstrators?
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    Do I agree with this GOP politician? Why demonize people as nuts, whose stated purpose is to disrupt...to offer obstructionism as a 1st amendment right (my own observation of the happenings).

    Is the stuff going on at congressional home meetings really an exercise in free speech or is it all an attempt to silence dissent---the dissent of those congressmen/women and their supporters to the obstructionist policies of the GOP?

    -Cornyn on the rights of American citizens to protest.

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    here is what Sen. Cornyn has to say about the disruptions...
    -thehill.com/campaign-2008/cornyn-public-anger-on-healthcare-a-good-opportunity-for-gop
     
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    Demonizing them? Has someone set up stakes to burn them at? Or maybe burned them in effigy?
     
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    Is it really "Demonizing" someone if you criticize them for:

    - Disrupting public meetings
    - Shouting down oposing views
    - Refusing to be quiet
    - Intimidating other speakers
    - Chanting and drowning out other citizens

    It is boorish behavior and deserves to be ridiculed.
     
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    Only if they are anti-American.
     
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    I have called the protesters Cornyn is defending nuts and I do not apologize for demonizing those protesters as their protests are equall to those of the leftist nitiwts who shout down those they disagree with.
     
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    one at a time...

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    nope
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    yes
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    I'm pretty sure he meant referring to the citizens who offer an opposing views as mobs, fakes, astro-turfs and rabid right wing extremists that carry swastikas.
     
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    Is it anti-American to protest American policy or actions?
     
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    Yes, I agree with him. The Democrats are acting like Liberal Fascists. I remember when I protested the Iraq war and the Neoconservatives demonized people like myself. Same thing.
     
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    astro-turfs...who si The King of Astro-Turfing?

    :lol: :lol: :lol:
     

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