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fskimospy

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You're kinda stretching pretty long there bud. Not covering a medication on religious grounds doesn't mean you can be racist on religious grounds.
Why not?

There's a law that said they had to provide birth control - SCOTUS said they could opt out of it based on religion.

There's a law that says people have to serve black people. If your religion said you didn't, why couldn't you similarly opt out?
 
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Why not?

There's a law that said they had to provide birth control - SCOTUS said they could opt out of it based on religion.

There's a law that says people have to serve black people. If your religion said you didn't, why couldn't you similarly opt out?
Because this ruled that they can determine which services THEY choose to cover. They don't make determination on WHO they cover.

Example: plenty of employer's REFUSE to cover fertility services (including yours probably). Are all of them racist?
 

Vic

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Speaking of McCarthy, up to his time there were actual respected members of society and politics that were openly Socialist. They were completely removed and continue to be to this day.
Well of course, conservatives did that out of concern that speech someone disagreed with might be suppressed.
 

hal2kilo

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Moron, as usual. What I find 'objectionable' are people -- like you -- who believe their inability to control their emotions justify interfering in business and commerce. For example, they refuse, while in the course of their regular business, to do business with "their kind" because of some emotional objection. Or, on topic, they insist on interfering with another's business by chasing other customers away with their emotional extremist ravings.

Meanwhile, reactionaries being reactionary, forever adrift in time with no memory of the past, both you and Someone are apparently unaware that almost all the genuine censorship in this country has been the work of conservatives. Movie and TV censorship, HUAC, McCarthyism, Parents Television Council, etc.
Anytime now, but the Gores!
 

Vic

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Why not? Trump just gave a proclamation today that doctors and nurses can refuse medical treatments on religious grounds. What next? You guy always love the slippery slope arguments on other things, why not this?
Cognitive dissonance.
 
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nakedfrog

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MissedThePoint.jpg

It's not about what is right or wrong - or if Facebook can or can't legally do something. It's about our society getting more and more triggered and wanting their safe space echo chambers. Sorry, the world doesn't work that way with unicorn farts and rainbows and a magical place where your opinion is always the correct one.
Are you the one that likes to point out how Fox News is the most watched cable news network?
 
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Are you the one that likes to point out how Fox News is the most watched cable news network?
I have mentioned that fact - yes?

My point usually also coincides with the fact that very few left leaning people care to appear on Fox. I mentioned that in the Democratic candidate thread that if you want voters then you need to appear in places that aren't an echo chamber to what you say.
 

Vic

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I have mentioned that fact - yes?

My point usually also coincides with the fact that very few left leaning people care to appear on Fox. I mentioned that in the Democratic candidate thread that if you want voters then you need to appear in places that aren't an echo chamber to what you say.
Except that Fox is the echo chamber.
 

zinfamous

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Why not? Trump just gave a proclamation today that doctors and nurses can refuse medical treatments on religious grounds. What next? You guy always love the slippery slope arguments on other things, why not this?
Conservatives only ignore slippery slope reasoning when they find themselves sliding down the oil slick of their own broken ideology.
 
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Jhhnn

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not illegal. try to twist it anyway you want but the baker won.
So what? The only way it applies to facebook & hate speech is if the speakers claim deeply held religious belief for such speech.
 

umbrella39

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he was the token black guy.
LOL a sock puppet manufacturing a race issue where there wasn't one. So typical of the right these days... blah, blah, blah...

Did I get that right. Sorry, I don't have the same script you work off of...
 

0roo0roo

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The orwellian left are rapidly proving they are not to be trusted with power.


The left now looks at chinese censorship and simply drools.


https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/05/03/james-woods-banned-from-twitter-amid-silicon-valleys-conservative-blacklisting-campaign/
A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is enough to merit a ban if you are on the "wrong side".

These are the people who want to disarm the population as it imposes a police state.

Welcome to clown world, and as I've said before, the left have proven they are unfit to rule.

You did this to yourselves.
 
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The orwellian left are rapidly proving they are not to be trusted with power.


The left now looks at chinese censorship and simply drools.


https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/05/03/james-woods-banned-from-twitter-amid-silicon-valleys-conservative-blacklisting-campaign/
A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is enough to merit a ban if you are on the "wrong side".

These are the people who want to disarm the population as it imposes a police state.

Welcome to clown world, and as I've said before, the left have proven they are unfit to rule.

You did this to yourselves.
#fuckofftroll
 
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0roo0roo

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#fuckofftroll

No surprise that's your only answer, a small mind with an authoritarian mindset because you can't win a fair argument, your side has become intellectually and morally bankrupt.

You don't get to claim foreign influences on social media are an attack on democracy while this happens to americans. The left have become fundamentally insincere and are simply full of sh*t, who is an extremist, they crank extremists out by the thousands from academia every year. It really comes down to that, the left doesn't make sense because they are always insincere, they always lie.
 

sandorski

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No surprise that's your only answer, a small mind with an authoritarian mindset because you can't win a fair argument, your side has become intellectually and morally bankrupt.

You don't get to claim foreign influences on social media are an attack on democracy while this happens to americans. The left have become fundamentally insincere and are simply full of sh*t, who is an extremist, they crank extremists out by the thousands from academia every year. It really comes down to that, the left doesn't make sense because they are always insincere, they always lie.
lol
 
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No surprise that's your only answer, a small mind with an authoritarian mindset because you can't win a fair argument, your side has become intellectually and morally bankrupt.

You don't get to claim foreign influences on social media are an attack on democracy while this happens to americans. The left have become fundamentally insincere and are simply full of sh*t, who is an extremist, they crank extremists out by the thousands from academia every year. It really comes down to that, the left doesn't make sense because they are always insincere, they always lie.
Have they given you your silver shirt yet?
 

umbrella39

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Ah.... I knew the Blue Max... Er... Um... OooooRoooo account would be logged into since his idol Milo had his feelz hurt!

So predictable... So Beta...
 
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Starbuck1975

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so, do nothing?
Do more and stick with it. A good start would be implementing a corporate governance process anchored to ethics, transparency, privacy and zero tolerance for extremism. Banning a handful of easy targets doesn’t meaningfully move the needle.
 

Vic

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The delusion of these right wing extremists is just unhinged. Your right to free speech is not being infringed upon when other people choose not to listen to you. Your right to free speech is not being infringed upon when another private party chooses not to provide you with a soapbox to speak from.

If your notion of freedom requires that others be subjugated to you against their will, then you're the authoritarian. Like, by actual definition.
 

ch33zw1z

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Do more and stick with it. A good start would be implementing a corporate governance process anchored to ethics, transparency, privacy and zero tolerance for extremism. Banning a handful of easy targets doesn’t meaningfully move the needle.
Adhering to their stated ToS is a good start. If it's not meaningful, what's all the hubub about
 
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Vic

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The orwellian left are rapidly proving they are not to be trusted with power.


The left now looks at chinese censorship and simply drools.


https://www.breitbart.com/entertainment/2019/05/03/james-woods-banned-from-twitter-amid-silicon-valleys-conservative-blacklisting-campaign/
A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is enough to merit a ban if you are on the "wrong side".

These are the people who want to disarm the population as it imposes a police state.

Welcome to clown world, and as I've said before, the left have proven they are unfit to rule.

You did this to yourselves.
What are going to do about it? It sounds pretty serious, this 'the left' planning to turn the whole world into police state.. how do you intend to stop them?
I ask because, from the tone your posts, it sounds like we're going to be seeing you in the news soon.
 

brycejones

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What are going to do about it? It sounds pretty serious, this 'the left' planning to turn the whole world into police state.. how do you intend to stop them?
I ask because, from the tone your posts, it sounds like we're going to be seeing you in the news soon.
underoos long ago proved himself to be one of those that will just talk big, like tajbot and hand grenades. Cowardly betas all.
 

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