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Andy823 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-14-08 02:07 PM
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6. I really don't think
This can be called a "RW terrorist attack/political assassination. We don't even know what the link was between the killer and the victim. Nuts are nuts, not matter what party they belong to, and I still have not heard anywhere what political party this guy belong to, have you?

Sure there are nuts out there that do listen to the crap on TV and the radio, and I do think that there comes a time when a line must be drawn as to the content of "free speech" when they promote violence in any form, but I still think we should not go as far as to say it's a "war" against the RW, and that we all must arm ourselves to protect our life. Bush has divided this country like no other president in my life time, and it is going to take a hell of a lot to get things back to normal, but dividing it even further by claiming this was a "terrorist attack" or a "political assassination" is going to far in my view.
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  -In light of the most recent RW terrorist attack/political assassination in AR Rocknrule  Aug-14-08 02:00 PM   #0 
  - I don't think that advocating murder is protected free speech.  yardwork   Aug-14-08 02:02 PM   #1 
  - Fixed  Rocknrule   Aug-14-08 02:05 PM   #5 
  - When Gordon Liddy Yells "Head Shots! Head Shots!"  ribofunk   Aug-14-08 02:19 PM   #11 
  - Great avatar  DangerDave921   Aug-14-08 02:38 PM   #14 
  - Why resort to firearms when you can use the instantly lethal,  gbrooks   Aug-15-08 02:43 AM   #35 
     - I'm sending you my dry cleaning bill!  paparush   Aug-15-08 08:01 AM   #39 
  - examples  DangerDave921   Aug-14-08 02:39 PM   #15 
  - This recent DU thread has numerous examples.  yardwork   Aug-14-08 02:53 PM   #18 
     - thanks  DangerDave921   Aug-14-08 02:59 PM   #19 
        - "...I still don't see any direct advocacy of a crime."  warren pease   Aug-14-08 08:39 PM   #22 
           - That's not advocacy of a crime  theboss   Aug-14-08 08:55 PM   #27 
              - One loon's idiotic hyperbole is another's call to action...  warren pease   Aug-14-08 11:28 PM   #29 
                 - This has been settled law since 1968.  theboss   Aug-14-08 11:32 PM   #30 
                 - How about  DangerDave921   Aug-15-08 09:19 AM   #42 
  - AMEN!  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-15-08 08:06 AM   #40 
  - I hate to keep bringing this up, but  Blue_In_AK   Aug-14-08 02:03 PM   #2 
  - We should have a national chat about some form of a fairness doctrine  BOSSHOG   Aug-14-08 02:04 PM   #3 
  - I believe there has been much discussion of this...with no clear conclusion yet.  BrklynLiberal   Aug-14-08 02:05 PM   #4 
  - I really don't think  Andy823   Aug-14-08 02:07 PM   #6 
  - I don't think that it's a good approach to single out the incidents of violence.  yardwork   Aug-14-08 02:10 PM   #8 
     - What the heck?  DangerDave921   Aug-14-08 02:37 PM   #13 
        - Liz Trotta. YouTube here.  yardwork   Aug-14-08 02:49 PM   #17 
  - Do people who jump to conclusions deserve First Amendment protection?  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-14-08 02:10 PM   #7 
  - I'm not convinced Gwatney's murder was politically motivated  magellan   Aug-14-08 02:15 PM   #9 
  - First, let's see what really caused the attack in AR. I don't think it was politics  jobycom   Aug-14-08 02:16 PM   #10 
  - of course they deserve 1st amendment  DangerDave921   Aug-14-08 02:36 PM   #12 
  - Look, inciting violence is NOT protected speech.  SeattleGirl   Aug-14-08 11:35 PM   #31 
     - Christ, this is an idiotic post  theboss   Aug-15-08 12:44 AM   #32 
     - And I recommend you stop doing knee jerk reactions to things.  SeattleGirl   Aug-15-08 02:13 AM   #34 
        - I actually READ it.  theboss   Aug-15-08 07:47 AM   #37 
     - You are just plain wrong -- sorry  DangerDave921   Aug-15-08 07:31 AM   #36 
  - I think it's premature to call the LR murder a terrorist or political event  slackmaster   Aug-14-08 02:40 PM   #16 
  - All it will take is one liberal face on tv (if you can find one) to suggest that McInsane and pukes  TooBigaTent   Aug-14-08 04:03 PM   #20 
  - i have to agree with you.  xchrom   Aug-14-08 06:09 PM   #21 
  - And who decides what speech is acceptable? Because I want that job  theboss   Aug-14-08 08:50 PM   #26 
  - McVeigh questions  DangerDave921   Aug-15-08 09:59 AM   #43 
  - Ban rap music!  theboss   Aug-14-08 08:47 PM   #23 
  - LOL  DangerDave921   Aug-15-08 09:17 AM   #41 
  - Ban Playboy!  theboss   Aug-14-08 08:48 PM   #24 
  - In all seriousness, of course they deserve protection  theboss   Aug-14-08 08:49 PM   #25 
  - Been there. Done that. Check out the Haymarket trials.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Aug-14-08 08:59 PM   #28 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-15-08 12:44 AM   #33 
  - Need a link to document the fact it was a RW terrorist attack/political assassination in AR  wvbygod   Aug-15-08 07:56 AM   #38 
  - Let's try something:  Rocknrule   Aug-15-08 11:09 AM   #44 
 

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