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Old 07-28-2019, 12:25 AM
Status: "NEVER try to ride the angriest bull in the pen." (set 7 days ago)
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Ugh! Even most conservatives I know call these guys' acts to be in poor taste. Even most 1980s white college students in the South would've agreed (although in fairness, I have to say that tracking down those stories and such was a lot harder in the 80s, unless you were a professional journalist. Plus w/o social media, word of it was a lot harder to get out).

If they gathered on behalf of the fraternity, then the fraternity should kick them out.

Same with other kids (and they have the mentality of elementary school kids at best) who think it's cool or cute to do pranks that cause a lot of anxiety to others. In fact, they use "just a joke', "no sense of humor" as a rhetorical shield to deflect accountability away from themselves and onto the offended person. It's as if they get a "charge" from putting such people in distress. Anybody who thinks causing distress to others is humorous is one warped individual.

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Old 07-28-2019, 01:23 AM
 
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Ugh! Even most conservatives I know call these guys' acts to be in poor taste. Even most 1980s white college students in the South would've agreed (although in fairness, I have to say that tracking down those stories and such was a lot harder in the 80s, unless you were a professional journalist. Plus w/o social media, word of it was a lot harder to get out).

If they gathered on behalf of the fraternity, then the fraternity should kick them out.

Same with other kids (and they have the mentality of elementary school kids at best) who think it's cool or cute to do pranks that cause a lot of anxiety to others. In fact, they use "just a joke', "no sense of humor" as a rhetorical shield to deflect accountability away from themselves and onto the offended person. It's as if they get a "charge" from putting such people in distress. Anybody who thinks causing distress to others is humorous is one warped individual.
Great post! Warped and mentally ill in my opinion.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 01:27 AM
 
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Being Grand Lizard of the KKK certainly didnít impede the career of Sen. Robert Byrd, patron saint of the Democrats. Queen Mother Hillary speaks fondly of her time under his tutelage.



So free speech is fine until it offends *you*, right? Maybe you just need to get your feels under control.
There is free speech. And there is hate speech. It is sad if you do not know the difference.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 01:28 AM
 
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Hate speech, no matter what political party does it, is always bad. Surely we can all agree on that.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:21 AM
 
Location: USA
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There is free speech. And there is hate speech. It is sad if you do not know the difference.
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.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:25 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Poor choice? Hell yeah.

Investigation? Hell no.

They should face a bunch of negs online, because free speech is free speech. Hopefully they’ll feel bad about it, and the world moves on.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:29 AM
 
Location: Tyler, TX
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Hate speech, no matter what political party does it, is always bad. Surely we can all agree on that.
The definition of what hate speech is, is the tripping point.

Identity politics place this uncomfortably close to free speech, if not over the line.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 03:36 AM
 
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More people being afraid of a picture. Like they are of murals of Washington, paintings with only white people, 100 year old statues, flags, symbols, etc. The Left is so resilient that they are afraid of absolutely EVERYTHING. Please don't see your own shadows Democrats you may faint!
Why do you think they took that picture? What were they trying to convey?
 
Old 07-28-2019, 04:17 AM
Status: "Proud American, Always and Forever" (set 8 days ago)
 
Location: DMV Area/NYC/Honolulu
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There is free speech. And there is hate speech. It is sad if you do not know the difference.
No, hate speech is free speech. The First Amendment is essentially there to protect against government efforts to regulate "hate speech" or similarly disfavored speech. If hate speech was exempted from First Amendment protection, the Westboro Baptist Church would have lost their case before the Supreme Court.
 
Old 07-28-2019, 04:46 AM
 
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The "left" has zero to do with this if Ole Miss, MS. Officials or the DOJ are looking into it.

You can't get more "Right" then those orgs.

The question posed here was why the Right won't glorify and employ these Patriots, being as they dedicated a day to the same type of Actions.
Did any of those who toppled statues ever get charged with anything? We DO have videos of them doing it.
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