Lautenberg: Republicans “don’t deserve the freedoms that are in the Constitution!”

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    who boy, I guess THIS is that new CIVILITY.

    posted at 12:55 pm on March 25, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

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    Actually, it’s difficult to hear Senator Frank Lautenberg’s patronizing follow-up, because the right-to-life counterprotestors taping his remarks reacted vocally to the idea that an elected official would divide up Constitutional freedoms based on whether people “deserve” them or not. His allowance that he’d give those freedoms to Tea Partiers despite their political views might be even more offensive than his initial remark on Tuesday, as he addressed a Planned Parenthood demonstration:


    If there’s a better example of self-evident projection, I’d like to see it. Lautenberg claims that Republicans want to outlaw opinions, based on nothing but apparently some slippage in his tinfoil hat. He then assumes that the government has the power to do exactly what he accuses Republicans of desiring, but airily decides not to exercise it.

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    Total projection.
    Only liberals are concerned with issues like "hate speech" as a mask for shutting down legitimate opposition.
    And never forget Lauternberg is the author of the infamous "Lautenberg Amendment" that made misdemeanors grounds for denying gun rights.
     
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    But we will give it to them anyway
     
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    How Christian of you.
     
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    Nobody 'gives' anyone their 'freedoms'. Our freedoms are not owned by Government to be handed out to the deserving.... our freedom comes from our Creator, not our Government, you fucking moron. "We" (I assume you mean you) don't give anyone jack shit. Clear?
     
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    That's very Liberal of you.

    Giving things away that are not yours to give.

    Nancy and Harry would be proud of you.
     
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    Where did anyone say freedoms would be taken away? As usual......only half the quote was presented and as usual......the rightwing runs to a wrong conclusion and plays the victim
     
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    oh REALLY?:lol:
     
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    And too many are so willing to abridge their God-Given liberty to a Government that they think is better suited to make their decisions for them....and all the while think government is their friend, and scream loudly for the same government to force others to follow their stupidity and laziness.
     
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    Hate speech is anything the left disagrees with.
     

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