I fear our Liberty is bludgeoned perhaps to death

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    tenthertoo ...worst of all I'm DULL

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    This latest nonesense about Chik-fila(sp?) being vilified and punished for the beliefs of its President has me in a funk. This just the latest in a long line of such outrages where folks have been pummeled for what they believe and say.

    I think perhaps people in South America have more Liberty than we do. The libs seem to have finally corrupted the National culture to the point where we have become serfs to their oppression.

    Please tell me I'm wrong. :eusa_silenced:
     
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    You, Sir, are correct.
     
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    I fear we are right.

    It was good while it lasted - At least I'm happy my uberAmerican Grandfather didn't live to see it. He'd have died of a stroke instead of peacefully in his sleep.
     
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    I have no problem with people boycotting Chikee-fil-a because of what the CEO said.

    I have a problem with the local goverments trying to shut down or zone them out of existence.
     
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    Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! Bigots can't say bigoted things without some consequences! Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!
     
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    You would be correct tenthertoo, but the blame doesn't fall squarely on the shoulders of liberals; neo-cons are just as guilty of this crime (they're perfectly fine with the Patriot Act, TSA, drones patrolling the streets, etc.)

    The damage isn't completely irreversable, but the chances of undoing what has been done is unlikely as long as the majority of the population is either brainwashed or doesn't care. Tobe honest, I think this country is slowly trending towards a mindset where people aren't totally opposed to government-sponsored groupthink, and sacrificing freedom for (preceived) security.

    I really don't consider the whole Chick-fil-A thing too newsworthy, but I did have a SMH moment when watching Daily Show (or Colbert Report... basically the same thing anyway). When Stewart (or Colbert) mentioned the Boston mayor's intention to ban the restaurant from the city, the statement was met with loud cheers and applause. I do not advocate the views of C.F-A's owner, but his business is operating within its legal boundaries and not discriminating...

    I'm still considering bailing out on this sinking ship in the long term, but if this were Obama trying to pull this stunt on a nationwide scale... it would certainly tempt me to apply for international work permits the next day.
     
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    This isn't the first time these kind of people have plagued humanity.

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    Yes. We all know it will end ugly.
     
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    Jesus makes for one helluva chicken sandwich.
     
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    What can't you do anymore?
     
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    You are WRONG. I do think that the Mayor of Boston was way off base, but I also think that private individuals DO have a right to express their First Amendment Rights .
     

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