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Hate Speech Is Code For Speech I Donít Agree With
kirkcameron.com ^ | 11-18-13 | Bill Smith

Posted on 11/18/2013 4:43:31 PM PST by ReformationFan

Hate speech is code word for speech I do not agree with; speech I want stopped. In the United States of America and any previous English colony, the term “hate speech” should be considered with grave skepticism.

What brought me to write about this topic today are several items that came up via electronic media. First, was an Ann Curry accusation of hate speech leveled at Kirk Cameron. I will not address this directly because it is too predictable, but I will argue Cameron’s point of view shortly. Second, there were numerous articles citing Dan Savage making statements that tended to identify him as a sympathizer with the concept of mandatory abortion. Here we have a man, Dan Savage, who is very concerned about homosexuals being bullied, but who would have governments bully heterosexuals to the degree that they limited their ability to procreate. I am in diametric opposition to most of what Dan Savage holds dear, but his exercise of free speech does not in any way harm me.

Free speech is a double-edged sword. With one side, one can cut the opposition; with the other side, one can cut one’s self. In reading a little about Mr. Savages latest foot-in-mouth incident, I was introduced to an ally I had not known of, one Peter Hitchens. If, in the future, I read that Peter Hitchens or, for that matter, Kirk Cameron, has written or said something indefensible, that news will hurt. For when an ally speaks foolishly, that foolishness hurts the cause and when those who would appear to be allies speak foolishly, they tend to hurt the cause.

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TOPICS: Evangelical Christian; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; achillwind; billsmith; code; culturalmarxism; dansavage; freespeech; hatespeech; homosexualagenda; kirkcameron; orwelliannightmare; politicalcorrectness; stalinisttactics; thoughtcrime
"Hate speech"-any speech that a homosexualist or any other liberal does not like.

Kind of like how "racist" has come to mean disagreeing with Obama on ANY topic.

1 posted on 11/18/2013 4:43:31 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Of course, liberals are always calling conservative radio hate speech. Limgaugh, Hannity, Beck, they all supposedly engage in “hate speech”. When you ask specifically what was said that was hateful, liberals find themselves at a loss. Air America, on the other hand, contained actual hate speech. Mike Malloy couldn’t complete two sentences without using the term “rat bastard” to describe some conservative. Usually just someone who believed in limited government or the right to practice their religion.


2 posted on 11/18/2013 4:53:02 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: ReformationFan
THIS is hate speech:


3 posted on 11/18/2013 4:58:05 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: ReformationFan

Freedom of speech must never be suppressed, except for criticism directed at minorities, non-Christian religions, homosexuals, communists, illegal aliens, and other constituencies of the Democrat party.


4 posted on 11/18/2013 4:58:12 PM PST by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: ReformationFan

bkmk


5 posted on 11/18/2013 4:58:33 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: ReformationFan
Anyone who knows our history knows of Aeropagitica, the great opus of Milton in defense of Free Speech - what was called unlicensed speech in his day, when criticism of the King, Parliament and the Church was to risk your life.

Hate speech codes are just a reversion to the tyranny of the Monarchs.

6 posted on 11/18/2013 5:12:35 PM PST by Regulator
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To: ReformationFan

“Hate speech is code word for speech I do not agree with; speech I want stopped”

Much the same way that “Politically Correct” is the politically correct term for “f#$@ing idiocy”


7 posted on 11/18/2013 5:24:08 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: ReformationFan

Bump ...


8 posted on 11/18/2013 6:21:52 PM PST by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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