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951-Riverside Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-07-08 12:41 AM
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11. How could you possibly agree with that
We can't fight fascism if people continue to agree with the government systematically stripping away our freedoms. I don't care if its the RNC or DNC, people should not be herded off to government designated "free speech" zones.

It was wrong when the NYPD did it in 2004 at the RNC and its wrong now.

Mmmm "freedom". :patriot:

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  -Judge: Denver Can Restrict Protests At Convention cal04  Aug-06-08 08:20 PM   #0 
  - The ACLU is protesting the Democratic Convention?  MadMaddie   Aug-06-08 08:27 PM   #1 
  - sounds like they're protesting the rules  cal04   Aug-06-08 08:29 PM   #2 
  - Fascism is fascism  Bob Dobbs   Aug-06-08 08:46 PM   #3 
     - google nevermind, it's gone  ohio2007   Aug-06-08 08:55 PM   #4 
  - My first thought upon reading this was that it's a very dangerous thing for freedom of expression.  bertman   Aug-06-08 09:12 PM   #5 
  - Many of those protesting are reported to be  colorado thinker   Aug-06-08 09:31 PM   #6 
  - Not all anarchists are just about "creating chaos".  Ken Burch   Aug-07-08 02:52 AM   #13 
     - anarchists supporting social order  wvbygod   Aug-07-08 11:20 AM   #25 
        - anarchists support a VOLUNTARY organization of society.  Ken Burch   Aug-07-08 03:53 PM   #31 
           - I propose that we see what happens in Denver  colorado thinker   Aug-07-08 06:32 PM   #33 
  - If they can legally limit where and when we can speak, then we have no right to speak  bean fidhleir   Aug-07-08 01:17 PM   #29 
  - Honestly I am just not upset about this ruling.  cstanleytech   Aug-06-08 10:40 PM   #7 
  - Agree...  RNdaSilva   Aug-06-08 10:49 PM   #8 
  - How could you possibly agree with that  951-Riverside   Aug-07-08 12:41 AM   #11 
  - May I Suggest...  jayfish   Aug-07-08 12:53 AM   #12 
  - Well, since liberal protesters are peaceful, and reactionary ones aren't  gratuitous   Aug-06-08 10:58 PM   #9 
  - A little silly....  WriteDown   Aug-07-08 10:53 AM   #23 
     - Except neither JP II nor Reagan were assassinated  gratuitous   Aug-07-08 04:10 PM   #32 
        - That's just an asinine hyperbolic over-generalization.  muddleofpudd   Aug-08-08 10:52 AM   #39 
        - Just because some assassins are incompetent....  WriteDown   Aug-08-08 12:47 PM   #41 
  - What the judge is saying: "The Constitution is only a piece of paper" . . . !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 12:09 AM   #10 
  - Sounds More Like "Sauce for the Gander is Sauce for the Goose"  Demeter   Aug-07-08 03:15 AM   #14 
     - Supremes put Bush in the White House - and beyond that have ruled in ways  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 09:41 AM   #19 
  - Boston did the same in 2004.  No Elephants   Aug-07-08 04:01 AM   #15 
  - I'd urge you to spend some time thinking about what "a right" is  bean fidhleir   Aug-07-08 04:23 AM   #16 
  - Absolutely. Protesters are taxpayers and citizens too.  eilen   Aug-07-08 06:10 AM   #17 
     - Only to a degree, when public safety and security are a concern however  cstanleytech   Aug-07-08 09:39 AM   #18 
        - I think we can always drag up a fear-based explanation . . . that's the point--!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 09:43 AM   #20 
        - No, we got that because those in washington rushed it into law because they feared voter backlash  cstanleytech   Aug-07-08 10:13 AM   #21 
           - Are we the only ones who understand it was written probably before 9/11 . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 11:53 PM   #34 
        - If a "right" can be limited, it's not a right.  bean fidhleir   Aug-07-08 10:16 AM   #22 
           - And every civilized society has limits.  cstanleytech   Aug-07-08 12:09 PM   #26 
              - Think again, please.  bean fidhleir   Aug-07-08 01:11 PM   #28 
              - Voicing your political opposition is NOT "yelling fire in a theater" . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 11:54 PM   #35 
                 - ...and much of the impetus for our revolution was interference with right to free assembly - !!!  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 11:54 PM   #36 
  - As did San Diego at the RNC convention in 1996  slackmaster   Aug-07-08 12:10 PM   #27 
  - Will there also be a large wall or curtain....  WriteDown   Aug-07-08 10:54 AM   #24 
  - Do I vaguely remember that the press had some problems in  defendandprotect   Aug-07-08 11:58 PM   #37 
  - The most dangerous subversion...  robcon   Aug-07-08 01:47 PM   #30 
  - I can see the need for some type of controls  cobalt1999   Aug-08-08 07:42 AM   #38 
  - Free Speech ZoNeS Rock!!!  paparush   Aug-08-08 11:02 AM   #40 

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