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Old 4th September 2020, 11:41 AM   #1
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Facebook discriminates against Republican views

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/04/polit...uad/index.html

I mean, you can't even post a picture of yourself with a rifle and pictures of members of Congress. They'd never censor a democratic congressional candidate like this....
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Old 4th September 2020, 12:38 PM   #2
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The sad part about this is it brings right-wing Trump voters out in droves.
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Old 4th September 2020, 01:07 PM   #3
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See, they didn't censor Obama when he... er... eh... uhm... drones?
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Old 4th September 2020, 01:17 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper View Post
See, they didn't censor Obama when he... er... eh... uhm... drones?
Benghazi.
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Old 4th September 2020, 07:36 PM   #5
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They censored his real birth certificate
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Old 4th September 2020, 10:40 PM   #6
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How dare they remove that when they allowed Barack HUSSEIN Obama to order DIJON mustard and wear a TAN suit without criticism on facebook?
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Old 5th September 2020, 08:10 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
Benghazi.
Vince Foster!
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Old 6th September 2020, 08:27 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/04/polit...uad/index.html

I mean, you can't even post a picture of yourself with a rifle and pictures of members of Congress. They'd never censor a democratic congressional candidate like this....
Gee, why EVER would they not want people to post death threats against Congressmembers...
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:23 PM   #9
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Gee, why EVER would they not want people to post death threats against Congressmembers...
haven't you made such threats against a standing President? Like him or not, it's still TREASON.
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:32 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
haven't you made such threats against a standing President? Like him or not, it's still TREASON.
Well, maybe not treason, but definitely Illegal, and certainly juvenile. Also not cool to talk about killing any political figure nowadays. We had some Yahoo running into a pizza parlor with a rifle in DC not so long ago
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:33 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
haven't you made such threats against a standing President?
Christian Progressive isn't a candidate for Congress though

Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Like him or not, it's still TREASON.
No, it isn't TREASON.

I suggest you educate yourself about what TREASON is in the USA before loosely bandying about words that you clearly do not understand the meaning of.


You can start here...

https://www.nytimes.com/1861/01/25/a...ed-states.html
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:37 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
Christian Progressive isn't a candidate for Congress though



No, it isn't TREASON.

I suggest you educate yourself about what TREASON is in the USA before loosely bandying about words that you clearly do not understand the meaning of.


You can start here...

https://www.nytimes.com/1861/01/25/a...ed-states.html
Treason is treason. He made the threats
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:42 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Treason is treason. He made the threats
Is this a joke? Because I can't see how this is treason.
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:52 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Is this a joke? Because I can't see how this is treason.
Death threats against a standing President should be and are treason.
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Old 6th September 2020, 12:57 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Death threats against a standing President should be and are treason.
Death threats against a standing president is just politics, and justified in this case.

I've heard far worse about Obama for far less reason from the right (and he was a centrist!), so any concern you might try to show is bull.

Nothing wrong with it.
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Old 6th September 2020, 01:01 PM   #16
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Death threats against a standing president is just politics, and justified in this case.

I've heard far worse about Obama for far less reason from the right (and he was a centrist!), so any concern you might try to show is bull.

Nothing wrong with it.
Its treason and illegal regardless of your dislike for a particular politician
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Old 6th September 2020, 01:34 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Treason is treason. He made the threats
Wrong!

Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Death threats against a standing President should be and are treason.
Wrong again


Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Its treason and illegal regardless of your dislike for a particular politician
Wrong again

Since you clearly ignored the educational link I posted for you, here is what it said
By Section 110 of Article III. of the Constitution of the United States, it is declared that:

"Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open Court. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason."
Did you see that it says only? The word "ONLY" in a document excludes ALL OTHER ACTS (unless specifically declared)

only in levying war against them
only in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

Making a death threat against anyone, including the sitting president of the USA is illegal, but it is NOT, repeat NOT treason! No amount of bleating from you about what you think it should be will change the facts.
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
Wrong!



Wrong again




Wrong again

Since you clearly ignored the educational link I posted for you, here is what it said
By Section 110 of Article III. of the Constitution of the United States, it is declared that:

"Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open Court. The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason."
Did you see that it says only? The word "ONLY" in a document excludes ALL OTHER ACTS (unless specifically declared)

only in levying war against them
only in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

Making a death threat against anyone, including the sitting president of the USA is illegal, but it is NOT, repeat NOT treason! No amount of bleating from you about what you think it should be will change the facts.
Stop confusing the issue with facts. Facts are unimportant in a post fact world where what we want to believe is so much more relevant.
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Old 6th September 2020, 05:46 PM   #19
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haven't you made such threats against a standing President? Like him or not, it's still TREASON.
Calling for the removal, arrest, trial, and punishment of the Usurper as the law requires is NOT making a death threat. And you cannot be said to have committed Treason for oppposing a Treasonous Usurper.
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Treason is treason. He made the threats
That's not treason.
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Death threats against a standing President should be and are treason.
What it should be and what it is are two different things. It's definitely illegal. But it's not treason.
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Death threats against a standing President should be and are treason.
"Should be" and "are" are two completely different claims.

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To Trumpers, making a threat against Drumpf is 'TREASON', warranting the death penalty. But Drumpf's causing needless death by the tens of thousands due to his utter incompetence and vileness? Give him 4 more years to kill more people!

I've said it before. A pimple-faced, fast food joint burger flipper is held to a far higher standard than is this POSOTUS. Madness.
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How much assistance to get their message out do Republicans need?

Sounds to me Conservatives are hurting themselves by constantly asking for special treatment.
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How much assistance to get their message out do Republicans need?

Sounds to me Conservatives are hurting themselves by constantly asking for special treatment.
They can't lose in this situation though. Either they get to spread their lies and poison unhindered or they get even MORE visibility decrying "censorship" when media platorms (rightly) silence their garbage.l
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