A recent incident in this forum has led me to a question. Why are Republicans, and especially the Bush administration, attacking the average Americans right to free speech? Man ejected from a Bush event for wearing a Kerry T-shirt under another shirt!! http://www.wisinfo.com/postcrescent/news/archive/local_16947799.shtml Conservative groups boycott Slimfast for Whoopi Goldbergs left-wing remarks leads to her termination as spokesperson. http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/07/14/slimfast.whoopi/ Linda Rondstadt escorted from hotel for praising Fahrenheit 9/11 http://www.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/19/ronstadt.reut/ This one has a happy ending Linda has since been apologized to and invited back to do another show with special guest Michael Moore! Conservative group Move America Forward tries to block movie theatres from showing Michael Moores anti-Bush documentary http://www.commondreams.org/headlines04/0616-04.htm A film that has brought in a ton of cash! It wasnt just us liberal wackos who went to see this one! And anyone who wants to protest a Bush rally quickly discovers that free speech no longer applies to all American soil were zoning it now: Free Speech Zones http://www.amconmag.com/12_15_03/feature.html The American Conservative hosts this article! I think everyone here will admit that this is scary. And here, in a forum I find under the link express yourself I am kicked out of a discussion under the category Political races for comparing Bushs downfalls with that of Kerrys. Apparently I was off topic!! Some of my posts were even deleted!! Oh, that reminds me, hows your day going NightTrain? http://www.usmessageboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9080&page=3&pp=15 I wouldnt push most of you guys out of the way of a moving vehicle either, but I would defend your right to express yourself.