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March 15, 2012 9:48 pm

f="http://leftish.tumblr.com/post/19385424988/voltaires-opinion-on-folks-like-rush-limbaugh-sean">Voltaire’s opinion on folks like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and other Hate Speakers:

“I don’t agree with a word you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” ~ Voltaire

I agree, with Voltaire, Bill Maher and Cenk Uygur of TheYoungTurks.com on this!

If we start to further pick apart what is appropriate language and intent on Talk Radio, we will only further weaken the already greatly compromised definition of American “Free Speech”… 

7:53 pm

f="http://leftish.tumblr.com/post/19380163702/this-is-a-program-about-private-insurance-and-it-has">"This is a program about Private Insurance, and it has nothing to do with Government Funding.

The Government does and should pay for contraception access for the very poorest women through programs like Medicaid, but It’s important to be clear that this policy is not about that.  This is about insurance that women pay for through their own premiums, through their employers and their universities.”

~ Sandra Fluke

7:42 pm 6:58 pm 5:18 pm
They’re wrong, sorry.  FREE SPEECH means just that:  FREE SPEECH for ALL!

They’re wrong, sorry.  FREE SPEECH means just that:  FREE SPEECH for ALL!

5:06 pm 10:27 am
What do you think?
I’m curious.  I myself vote for Freedom of Speech, even, sadly, Hate Speech.  If you start to try and decide what is acceptable…it becomes a very slippery slope. Who gets to decide what is “acceptable”?
I believe in truly FREE SPEECH, for EVERYONE, even if it means we have anti-gay picketers at Soldier’s Funerals…we also get to have Bill Maher and Jon Stewart speak their minds…imho Rush should not be fired…
What do you think?
Should Limbaugh be fired?

What do you think?

I’m curious.  I myself vote for Freedom of Speech, even, sadly, Hate Speech.  If you start to try and decide what is acceptable…it becomes a very slippery slope. Who gets to decide what is “acceptable”?

I believe in truly FREE SPEECH, for EVERYONE, even if it means we have anti-gay picketers at Soldier’s Funerals…we also get to have Bill Maher and Jon Stewart speak their minds…imho Rush should not be fired…

What do you think?

Should Limbaugh be fired?

March 12, 2012 8:16 pm
Regarding Rush Limbaugh…I very much agree with Voltaire here - hate speech should STILL be protected.  The way to combat Hate Speech is to render it irrelevant, not to squash it.  If they censor Rush, next they’ll want to censor Bill Maher, and Jon Stewart, and Stephen Colbert and all the other Liberal Comedians we know and love.
No, it is way better to Boycott Rush than to Censor Rush!
Boycott with our dollars and our listening choices…that’s the right way.

Regarding Rush Limbaugh…I very much agree with Voltaire here - hate speech should STILL be protected.  The way to combat Hate Speech is to render it irrelevant, not to squash it.  If they censor Rush, next they’ll want to censor Bill Maher, and Jon Stewart, and Stephen Colbert and all the other Liberal Comedians we know and love.

No, it is way better to Boycott Rush than to Censor Rush!

Boycott with our dollars and our listening choices…that’s the right way.

March 9, 2012 4:18 pm 10:29 am March 8, 2012 3:05 pm
"Personally, I don’t get too worked up about the things Rush Limbaugh says, because he is, and has been, for many years, a terrible person!"
~ Jon Stewart

"Personally, I don’t get too worked up about the things Rush Limbaugh says, because he is, and has been, for many years, a terrible person!"

~ Jon Stewart

March 7, 2012 12:57 pm 12:33 pm 12:07 pm

f="http://leftish.tumblr.com/post/18912128763/political-haiku-1">POLITICAL HAIKU #1

"Rick, Rush, Mitt and Newt

How happy I would be if

You’d all be struck mute.”

[I know, I know, Haikus aren’t supposed to rhyme - but at least I got the 5-7-5 syllable thingy right!]

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