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Old 05-24-2017, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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It's a wonderful thing to know our First Amendment is still intact. The government cannot and will not curtail Free Speech.

http://thehill.com/policy/technology...ver-trump-joke
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:30 PM
 
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Why should they have? Was this ever something anyone thought would happen?
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:31 PM
 
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Why should they have? Was this ever something anyone thought would happen?
Tons of conservatives reported him to the fcc. Like little snowflakes.
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:33 PM
 
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Tons of conservatives reported him to the fcc. Like little snowflakes.
Reported for what exactly?
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Reported for what exactly?
Because Colbert said Trump's mouth was Putin's cockholster. It was bleeped and his mouth distorted, but a lot of snowflakes got their knickers in a twist over it.
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:36 PM
 
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I never knew a censored word (beeped) could even be investigated, after all, nothing profane or even crude went out over the airwaves. What is it the FCC was supposed to fine him for? A lot of hubbub over nothing.
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:37 PM
 
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Because Colbert said Trump's mouth was Putin's cockholster. It was bleeped and his mouth distorted, but a lot of snowflakes got their knickers in a twist over it.
Yeah - I know. I'm just wondering, what exactly their exact complaints were...


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I never knew a censored word (beeped) could even be investigated, after all, nothing profane or even crude went out over the airwaves. What is it the FCC was supposed to fine him for? A lot of hubbub over nothing.
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:55 PM
 
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FCC Flooded With Colbert Complaints After Controversial Trump Joke
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Old 05-24-2017, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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Good. Slippery slope.
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Old 05-24-2017, 06:07 PM
 
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Do these people not understand the first amendment? (rhetorical question...they obviously don't...)
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