1997-12-29 - Re: Freedom Forum report on the State of the First Amendment

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From: nobody@REPLAY.COM (Anonymous)
To: dlv@boardwalk.dm.com
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UTC Datetime: 1997-12-29 16:35:20 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 00:35:20 +0800

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From: nobody@REPLAY.COM (Anonymous)
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 00:35:20 +0800
To: dlv@boardwalk.dm.com
Subject: Re: Freedom Forum report on the State of the First Amendment
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At 02:45 PM 12/26/97 CST, Matthew L Bennett wrote:
>On Thu, 25 Dec 97 01:02:28 EST dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
>>lord_buttmonkey@juno.com (Matthew L Bennett) writes:
>>> Umm, no, freedom doesn't work like that.  If you open a *private*
>>> establishment, you have the right, according to the constitution, to 
>>> *anyone* the right to enter or eat in your restraunt.
>>Tell that to Denney's restaurants. (No, not in the United Fascist
>>States of Amerika you can't.)
>Apologies.  In *theory* you have those rights, on *paper*, you have those
>rights, but in *practice*, you're correct, the Government has power that
>it gleefully abuses, forcing others to comply w/ political correctness.

Well no, on paper you do have those rights, and you don't have those
rights.  Laws have been written so that you do not have those rights.
Are those laws consitutional?  No.  Does the fascist regime, or the
average apathetic American care?  No.