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INDIA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-17-08 07:30 PM
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95. The Supreme Court disagrees with you. We have very progressive free speech laws here...
even more so than Europe or Canada. I like it that way, because at the end of the day, what is and isn't "hate speech" comes down to a very subjective decision.

It's called a marketplace of ideas. Good ideas, like Obama's, have value, and resonate with millions of people, to the tune of 60+ million votes. Stupid ideas, like this guys, are worthless, and only help to "out" him as a moron in his community. This guy is probably going to lose potential parishoners and community support over this, because his speech is stupid. He already has protestors countering his message with their own free speech. It's a beautiful thing.

And where is the hate in his message anyway? Being muslim is a sin in his faith (opinion) and Obama is a muslim (completely stupid...opinion.) Not to mention Obama is a public figure, and people are pretty much permitted to say whatever the hell they want about him.

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