September 1, 2004

The Present State of Free Speech in America

We all heard about the "free speech zone" at the Democratic National Convention (in case you didn't, it was an area surrounded by razor wire under a freeway overpass). Well, today, the New York Times is reporting that at least 900 protesters were arrested yesterday throughout New York City, where the Republican National Convention is being held. Police broke up protests, often violently, before the protesters had a chance to do anything illegal. Ever heard of the First Amendment? No? Didn't think so...

And to think that this crap cost tax payers $80 million... (That's just for the two conventions, not the police and the prisons)

Posted by Kenny at September 1, 2004 2:59 PM
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