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Its nice to see you standing up for freedom of speech.
That isn't Freedom of speech......thats idiocy of that professor...

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It is sad when you have to explain again and again what free speech is and why it is incredibly important, but still they don't get it. Education? Where?
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actually I don't see his opinion as being all that dangerous as long as the opposite point of view has equal time/forum with the same audience.

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Free speech means never having to say your sorry.
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RE: WTF?: Prof Won't Back Down On Comparing WTC Victims To Nazis

OK, Teach me. I want to be educated. What has this got to do with the first ammendment? Nothing as far as I can tell but I hope you'll teach me.
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RE: WTF?: Prof Won't Back Down On Comparing WTC Victims To Nazis

This guy is an educator at a very prominent university (especially to me, since it's my Alma Mater). As such, he falls under a certain scrutiny that many others don't. I understand his general message, but personally don't appreciate the outrage with which he chooses to deliver it. Given his position, he is absolutely subject to censorship, or removal from that position.

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OK, Teach me. I want to be educated. What has this got to do with the first ammendment? Nothing as far as I can tell but I hope you'll teach me.
Oh that's easy. How about some swastikas on their gravestones? Wouldn't that be pretty and wouldn't it call attention to the evils of capitalistic exploitation nicely. I can't understand why you reactionary bastards don't get it.

You rightwing neocons are so fussy about a bunch of dead Americans, their friends, colleagues, guests and their families.
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RE: WTF?: Prof Won't Back Down On Comparing WTC Victims To Nazis

this professor is saying some fairly unpopular and inaccurate things as has been discussed. Some, I'm sure, would say he has no right to say such things. I get tempted to say that myself. He has a right to his opinion.

My position on this is to allow the most freedom while still coming to a knowlege of the truth. This would require that the opposing position be allowed the same time/fora/audience. Hence allowing for the full measure of info. to be surveyed.


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I think this is great stuff, he should be given a minute on every national TV station everyday. If we can get his word out every election will be a republican voting bonanza as long as people see this stuff.

He compares the victims to Nazi's and the rest of the country compares him to Democrats.

Hoooooahhhhh. This free speech stuff rocks. The VRC could never produce this kind of stuff on it's own.
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OK, Teach me. I want to be educated. What has this got to do with the first ammendment? Nothing as far as I can tell but I hope you'll teach me.
Oh that's easy. How about some swastikas on their gravestones? Wouldn't that be pretty and wouldn't it call attention to the evils of capitalistic exploitation nicely. I can't understand why you reactionary bastards don't get it.

You rightwing neocons are so fussy about a bunch of dead Americans, their friends, colleagues, guests and their families.
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