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Opinion: Free Speech Rears Its’ Ugly Head

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

by Pete Lucas, a contributing author:

Don’t you hate it when people vehemently disagree with you? Don’t you wish they’d just shut up?

Fred Phelps and his gay-bashing homies come to mind immediately. Those people are despicable morons who are undoubtedly all closeted gays themselves. Whenever I see him I just want him to shut up and go away. Society doesn’t like his message, and doesn’t like being subjected to it.

But the ACLU defends him. What the…?

Fred may be a hopeless moron, but it would be completely un-American to silence him. This country was founded on freedom (I thought) and that freedom includes LOUDLY stating your opinion, no matter how obnoxious, poorly thought-out, socially unacceptable, etc. the opinion happens to be.
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