Twitter, USMB & Facebook: Free Speech Under Fire

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  1. Tommy Tainant
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    No - I am pretty much on the money with this.
     
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    Careful what you wish for Dark.

    In the world of clandestine interests, if you are "winning," it is because you have been allowed to win.


    This is the same way the winds shifted and the liberals started winning with Obama. They started "winning," because they were allowed to win.



    Someday, perhaps, all of you will awaken to who is manipulating you. . .

    If not, well. . . . so it goes. . .
     
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    "I recently joined Twitter and have not noticed any infringement on free speech. It appears that they value their members and do not want to lose them."

    It appears the thread premise illustrates the ignorance of the law common to most conservatives.

    In the United States the doctrine of free speech concerns solely the relationship between government and those governed, not the relationship between and among private persons and organizations.

    Only government can seek to infringe upon the right to free speech, not private entities such as Twitter.
     
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    No

    you're a crack, maybe, but you're absolutely wrong.

    try to imagine a teacher telling a child to not pray back then

    that person would be unemployed before the next bell rang.

    leftist suspend kids for wearing nra shirts, and punish kids for praying
     
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    I think that universal suffrage outweighs wearing a t shirt in the free speech stakes. Just saying.
     
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    For your information and so that you will not look quite so stupid in the future: if you are going to post a video calling German Chancellorin Angela Merkel an "islamofeminist" or some such horseshit, at least you can find a video where her name is spelled correctly. That's what adults do.

    This is just plain old sad.
     
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    Actually, there is a huge amount of free speech in Europe. Only they were smart enough to figure it out right away and not have to add an amendment once their constitutions were already in stone and the ink had dried...

    The very first part of the German Grundgesetzt says:

    Die Würde des Menschen ist unantastbar.
    A person's dignity is inalienable.

    Implicit in that is the right to free speech.
    Germans give their opinions all the time.
    Only, most of them are not Trump-dickish while they are doing it.
     
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    You really are stupid enough to mention regimes of 80 years ago, as if nothing has happened in between.

    You are a truly stupid human being.
     
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    something we grew out of vs something we are moving into.
     
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    Thats a bonkers comment. there is no correlation between being lynched by the KKK and being sent home from school with a letter. You understand that dont you ?
     
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