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Old 01-30-2013, 08:55 PM   #31
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WTF does this even mean? They are a reflection of thoughts in your head, but now how you feel? My god this man is a bigger idiot than I thought.
He didn't inhale either ... or was it swallow?

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Ummmm, the 16th Amendment allows the US Congress to levy an income tax.

When it comes to that, I am pretty sure they don't care who you want to sleep with as long as you pay Uncle Sam the green. The govt. is pretty non-discriminatory about it.
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I think that jackass needs to be fined and suspended. Hell, I would think long and hard about even cutting him before the Super Bowl. No way, no how would I tolerate any type of hate in regards to a persons race or sexuality. I hate to tell this dumbass something, but he lives in San Fransisco. Last time I checked, it was a huge community for the LBGT.


In fact, I would either suspend him for the Super Bowl of flat out cut him. It's going to be a shame to see the organization merely slap his hand.(if they do anything)
All he really said is that he didn't want gays in his locker room. I'm sure their are plenty of men who would not feel comfortable walking around nude with a gay in the same bathroom. What happend to his right to free speech.
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There's a thin line between free speech and hate speech.

Just because he said what he was thinking means people are well within their rights to call him an effing insensitive discriminatory idiot.
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All he really said is that he didn't want gays in his locker room. I'm sure their are plenty of men who would not feel comfortable walking around nude with a gay in the same bathroom. What happend to his right to free speech.


Jackie Robinson faced the same sort of speeches that this idiot delivered. Nobody said he didn't have a right to say what he thought, but the 49ers and any other organization has the right to act as they see fit as well.


Free speech doesn't mean their aren't consequences. If you don't believe me, try some of that "free speech" with your wife and see how that works out.
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Jackie Robinson faced the same sort of speeches that this idiot delivered. Nobody said he didn't have a right to say what he thought, but the 49ers and any other organization has the right to act as they see fit as well.


Free speech doesn't mean their aren't consequences. If you don't believe me, try some of that "free speech" with your wife and see how that works out.
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Jackie Robinson faced the same sort of speeches that this idiot delivered. Nobody said he didn't have a right to say what he thought, but the 49ers and any other organization has the right to act as they see fit as well.


Free speech doesn't mean their aren't consequences. If you don't believe me, try some of that "free speech" with your wife and see how that works out.


I'll probably get some.
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There's a thin line between free speech and hate speech.

Just because he said what he was thinking means people are well within their rights to call him an effing insensitive discriminatory idiot.
"Hate Speech"? Sorry, didn't realize the thought police were on the patrol.

You, and most of the US adult population, disagree with what he said - but, he is free to say it. You, in turn, are free to call him an ass. To him, or others, however, calling folks with a different viewpoint from yours "an effing insensitive discriminatory idiot" might also qualify as "Hate Speech".

Free speech is free speech and with it you are, in general, free to use hateful speech, unkind speech, vulgar speech, pretty speech, politically correct speech or any of plethora of adjectives you wish to put in front of "speech".

Sorry, the misuse, abuse and misunderstanding of the term "free speech" is a big pet peeve of mine. It is too important a concept to so cavalierly compartmentalized.
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Free speech doesn't mean their aren't consequences.
What he said.
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"Hate Speech"? Sorry, didn't realize the thought police were on the patrol.

You, and most of the US adult population, disagree with what he said - but, he is free to say it. You, in turn, are free to call him an ass. To him, or others, however, calling folks with a different viewpoint from yours "an effing insensitive discriminatory idiot" might also qualify as "Hate Speech".

Free speech is free speech and with it you are, in general, free to use hateful speech, unkind speech, vulgar speech, pretty speech, politically correct speech or any of plethora of adjectives you wish to put in front of "speech".

Sorry, the misuse, abuse and misunderstanding of the term "free speech" is a big pet peeve of mine. It is too important a concept to so cavalierly compartmentalized.
Just so you know, I have nothing against idiots. In fact, I know quite a few.
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Jackie Robinson faced the same sort of speeches that this idiot delivered. Nobody said he didn't have a right to say what he thought, but the 49ers and any other organization has the right to act as they see fit as well.


Free speech doesn't mean their aren't consequences. If you don't believe me, try some of that "free speech" with your wife and see how that works out.
FYI... race and sexuality/ sexual preference are two different animals.
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FYI... race and sexuality/ sexual preference are two different animals.
Not quite. They're both something that people tend to have no control over. Granted, I don't believe that there's any solid scientific evidence that points towards people being "born" gay, but you can't control your sexual orientation anymore than you can your race.

Have you ever tried to find a guy sexually attractive? Yeah... Pretty impossible. Just like at the end of the day, I can't wish myself white. (Not that I've tried)
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A "man" who likes to have sex with other men should be allowed in a locker room with strait men.
Why the quotation marks?
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A "man" who likes to have sex with other men should NOT be allowed in a locker room with strait men.
Why not? Female reporters are allowed in there, also me being in the military gay men can openly serve now. In deployed locations overseas they room with straight men and use the same shower facilities as straight men.
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Why not? Female reporters are allowed in there, also me being in the military gay men can openly serve now. In deployed locations overseas they room with straight men and use the same shower facilities as straight men.
People are under this warped perspective that because a gay man likes to have sex with other gay men, that this must jeopardize the hegemonic heterosexual male.

Excuse me, I must go out and rip apart phone books with my bare hands and plow the hottest woman in the room to assert my masculinity!
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