Geert Wilders on trial for hate speech

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    FOXNews.com - Anti-Islam Dutch Leader Wilders Goes on Trial

    Predictions?
     
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    Freedom of speech is dead in Europe along with the coming Muslim leadership.
     
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    How can you claim to be for freedom of speech while calling for banning a book?
     
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    I'm sure it all makes sense to them. :cuckoo:
     
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    If he goes to jail, he'll be beheaded.
     
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    Well I couldn't have predicted this and can't wait to find what the government has to say when they do finish up:

    Prosecutors ask for Wilders acquittal on all charges | Reuters

    The complaint

     
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    I don't know Dutch law, so no predictions.

    Under US law, the charges don't stand a chance.
     
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    Seems the court could still convict, but pretty hard when prosecutor says in open court that he should be acquitted. :lol:
     
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    And with help from token liberal minorities on the SCOTUS someday we too will be put on trial for such things.
     
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    Has anyone seen "Fitnah"?
     
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