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Post by Lurker on Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:00 pm



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Post by Maddog on Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:03 pm

No one seems to support free speech anymore, unless its speech they want to hear.

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The policy or practice on the part of people in positions of authority of restricting the freedom and responsibilities of those subordinate to them in the subordinates' supposed best interest.
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Post by Original Quill on Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:50 pm

Maddog wrote:No one seems to support free speech anymore, unless its speech they want to hear.  

There's a difference between free speech and faux speech.  Nevertheless, I still advocate free speech, even as a remedy to faux speech.

In the UK and Europe, where there is limited protections for speech, they allow laws that would be struck down in the US by the First Amendment.  Nevertheless, I still favor the First Amendment approach.  If someone lies, call him out rather than putting up prohibitions.

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Post by eddie on Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:26 pm

Maddog wrote:No one seems to support free speech anymore, unless its speech they want to hear.  

Absofuckinglutely.

“You can say it as long as I agree and it doesn’t offend me personally

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