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Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Lindsey Graham Against First Amendment

So everyone has seen that Lindsey Graham has declared that "Free speech is a great idea. But we're in a war." He was talking about the Florida pastor who burned the Koran. He was likely also listening to General David Petraeus who said that this Florida man's actions was endangering US troops around the world. Gotta disagree with Graham, and Petraeus on this matter. Hey if it's not a Florida pastor, it will be somebody else that causes them to be violent. I don't believe any of that. So Americans can't say anything or challenge any religions because someone might be offended? Since when do we care about causing offense on religious grounds? How many Hollywood movies are there where they offend Christians? A lot more than other religions. I'm sure of that. I don't agree with it, but it is their right and it's our right to watch or not to watch. Once we start restricting these rights, it's a slippery slope. And while maybe Graham was advocating disposal of the First Amendment only during war time, (I have no idea what he wants), we may be in this war for decades, so I for one, want to keep our Constitution in place.