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Old 07-28-2019, 02:27 PM
Status: "NEVER try to ride the angriest bull in the pen." (set 6 days ago)
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Justice Alito's dissent was heartfelt and moving, but there is a reason why it is, as you note, the lone dissent. The Snyder v. Phelps case was decided 8-1, which meant that it united both conservatives and liberals on the Court to hold, in essence, that hate speech is fully protected as free speech under the First Amendment.

As much respect that I have for Justice Alito, if his position was to be adopted, I fear we'd be going down a slippery slope that would lead to the stifling of speech that we don't happen to like.
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) also was decided with one lone dissenting voice. Only to have it overturned in Brown v. Board of Education (1954).

 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Texas
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior. The President had to send in troops to desegregate Ole Miss.


https://www.clarionledger.com/story/...on/1831058001/
An investigation? lol Some kids did something stupid. That wraps up the investigation.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:54 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior. The President had to send in troops to desegregate Ole Miss.


https://www.clarionledger.com/story/...on/1831058001/





LOL!
Investigate for what? Why today is, shut the **** up Friday?
 
Old 07-28-2019, 04:08 PM
 
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If members of the Black Panther Party stood with guns in front of a bullet riddled statue of Jefferson Davis would people feel more threatened?

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Old 07-28-2019, 05:05 PM
 
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If members of the Black Panther Party stood with guns in front of a bullet riddled statue of Jefferson Davis would people would feel more threatened?
We're ignoring the difference between victim and perpetrator?
 
Old 07-28-2019, 05:25 PM
 
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And any speech you or other progressives don't like is "hate speech", right? Calling illegal aliens, illegal aliens is hate speech. Holding minorities accountable for their own problems is hate speech. Wanting to protect legal gun rights for the law abiding his hate speech.

The First Amendment protects speech that we don't like, not just speech in which we agree. The concept of hate speech is TOTALITARIAN OPPRESSION, and Tyranny.
See that is what is wrong with the MAGA crowd. You assume things that were never said.

Example:

I do not know anyone who thinks calling people Illegals is hate speech.

I do not know anyone who wants to take away your guns.

You have bought into what the NRA TELLS you to think..have you ever ASKED A LIBERAL if they want your guns? I sure don't. Heck half my liberal friends OWN Guns. It is just they are not paranoid.

You hear "gun safety" legislation or "backround checks" and your mind says "take my guns". It is nuts because NOBODY EVER said they wanted them.

What happened in Mississippi is filled with hate. It is racist, it is evil and it is disgusting. If you do not understand that, that is your problem.

And if MAGAS love free speech so much why do they get off on calling Dems traitors when Dems EXCERISE their free speech? I mean..MAGAS are triggered by everything. If Dems call Trump a racist, we are traitors and enemies of the country..right?

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Old 07-28-2019, 05:33 PM
 
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So do you aspire to become a member of the Thought Police, judging the very thoughts and resulting speech of others? I’ll agree that actively threatening to harm others is not to be tolerated, but offending is hardly the same. Likewise, I find the very notion of “hate crime” to be ridiculous as actions are either criminal or not and are not based the feels of anyone. Back to speech, if I advocate pissing on the grave of Emmit Till, what crime have I committed? I understand those using him to further their playing of the victim card will scream with outrage (per their agenda), but where is the crime?
Think whatever you want.I don't care. These students deserve to be expelled.

And nobody is using anyone. It seems as though you lack the thinking skills to understand and/or empathise WHY it would be offensive. That is to bad.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 05:35 PM
 
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Tell us about this aggressive in-store behavior. His unwanted attention towards a white woman? You do know she admitted she made the whole thing up, right?
B ut blaming the victim is a MAGA specialty.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Some Beach... Somewhere...
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Think whatever you want.I don't care. These students deserve to be expelled.

And nobody is using anyone. It seems as though you lack the thinking skills to understand and/or empathise WHY it would be offensive. That is to bad.
The law is not based on feelings.

By your measure then, any student anywhere who has ever expressed support for BLM should similarly be expelled. There are, after all, those who find such expression offensive.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 05:55 PM
 
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The "left" has zero to do with this if Ole Miss, MS. Officials or the DOJ are looking into it.
I hope you're joking, because that would be illegal. The DOJ has no jurisdiction.
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