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« auburnite wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 07:37 PM »
What is "anti-sematic?" Did you mean, anti-semantic? Or anti-semi-automatic?
« ucicare wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 06:23 PM »
You will be collectively punished for your words of truth. The interesting part is that the impending collapse of our "evil" Capitalist system may be just the ticket to illustrate why the concept "drive to compete and win" is really just a civilized practice session for "drive to compete and survive." It will be amusing to watch those that expect a level playing field in life compete with those that have learned to fight uphill all their lives when the last case of potted meat hits the ground.
« Exo09 wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 04:05 PM »
Brandenburg v. Ohio "The constitutional guarantees of free speech and free press do not permit a state to forbid or proscribe advocacy of the use of force, or of law violation except where such advocacy is directed to inciting imminent lawless action and is likely to incite or produce such action." Essentially, so called "Hate Speech" while in bad taste is usually legal. Unless it is done with the intent to cause harm. Saying, "F**k you stupid Bama Rednecks!" is legal, yet "Let's go kill some Bama Rednecks!" would be a bit more questionable. Not saying Hate Speech is good or bad, just saying that you can't legislate the way people act as long as it does not cause physical harm to others.
« FreeSpeechZone wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 04:04 PM »
People are defined by their deeds, not their words. This effort to be politically correct in speech seems to be pervasive and everywhere. But let's call it what it really is: collectivism. Collectivism destroys individualism. Competition is bad. Everyone’s a winner. Everyone has to be included and treated the same. Singling out individuals as special or unique excludes others, so that’s out. Lost is individual responsibility and accountability, the drive to compete and win, the motivation to be recognized for achievement and superior performance.It levels the playing field, brings everyone down to the lowest common denominator. Star performers have to take it down a notch so everyone can be included. It diminishes team performance and organizational effectiveness. Everything has to be filtered to ensure no one is offended or gets into trouble.It’s everybody’s fault but whoever is really responsible. That’s because nobody is accountable. There are no enemies or bad guys. That wouldn’t be inclusive. Including them will fix them. THis political correctness is turning us into a nation of people who look like adults but act like entitled children, who act out when they don’t get what they want or feel they deserve. Therefore, oppose with all that is within you this ridiculous proposal for Jordan Hare Stadium. War Damn Eagle...and kick em...every last one of them....in the butt...over and over again...Big Blue
« au-tigers wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 03:16 PM »
Actually anh8705, the 1st Amendment most certainly does cover so-called "hate speech." It covers even speech I or you disagree with. It covers speech I find despicable. It covers speech I find degrading. It covers speech we both find abhorrent even. The solution to this is not restricting our rights and playing arbiter over what is or isn't accepted speech. The solution is not less speech...it's more speech. You speak out on what you believe and add it to the marketplace of ideas. You do the intellectual work of offering speech that is more compelling than the speech you disagree with. You don't lazily get the government to shut your opponent down. THAT is what freedom of speech is all about.
« buckfama wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 03:10 PM »
I bet you're a LIBERAL arts major too aren't you jamesdumal?
« NOHUDDLE wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 03:06 PM »
Hit 'em a lick, hit 'em a lick, not too hard though, not too hard though! Rammer jammer yellow hammer, go to our tailgate after the game and lets hug it out Alabama!
« buckfama wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 02:48 PM »
^^ voted for obama
« buckfama wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 02:47 PM »
So if we win the Iron Bowl this year, we have to say "Go to heck Alabama" instead of "Go to hell Alabama". and War Damn Eagle now changes to War Darn Eagle? This is ridiculous and against my 1st amendment right as a United State Citizen. Everyone please pray for America.
« JohnAuburn wrote on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 02:16 PM »
@NOHUDDLE comments like yours demonstrate exactly why we need a "No Hate Zone" to protect our students. Thank you for helping me make my decision to go and support the resolution.
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