Slicking-up an already slippery slope

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  1. Huh. I’ve used the phrase a bunch of times but it really doesn’t sound better in the original German.
    I did think it was against the law in Germany to use Nazi rhetoric.

    Comment by Veeshir — November 29, 2019 @ 6:16 pm

  2. Curious how these totalitarians all seem to use the term “expression” interchangeably with “speech”. As if they are automatically the same. So that blocking traffic, which could be considered a form of expression, is somehow considered to be speech. Which it isn’t.

    Any more than punching a Trump supporter wearing a red MAGA hat is “speech”. But it does seem to be protected a lot more than actual speech like saying “trannies are mentally defective and in need of treatment”.

    Funny how that works.

    (BTW, speaking of red MAGA hats – it must be a bitch being a Cincinnati Reds fan these days …)

    Comment by Lord of the Fleas — November 29, 2019 @ 6:44 pm

  3. “We will make society more free by curtailing individual freedoms.”

    “We must burn this village in order to save it.”

    “These invaders who actively seek to destroy our culture enrich our culture with their diversity.”

    Whatinhell does *someone[s]* have on this poor, confused, EdithBunker-looking woman to make her say such sickening drivel?

    Comment by Claire: rebellious pink pig with car keys - and a *cause* — November 29, 2019 @ 10:47 pm

  4. Ah, the first usage of goodspeak. Welcome to Oceania.

    Comment by Bobo the Hobo — November 30, 2019 @ 4:28 am

  5. As Glenn Reynolds says:
    ANGELA MERKEL: SECOND-WORST GERMAN CHANCELLOR IN THE PAST 100 YEARS.

    Comment by Stick — November 30, 2019 @ 9:24 am

  6. ^ Dammit!!!!
    Could’a/should’a/would’a used that

    Comment by DougM (not a first-hand witness, either) — November 30, 2019 @ 2:13 pm

  7. ^Claire, Merkel is East German from when Russia ran the place. She merely speaking from her roots in the Stasi.

    Comment by Blake — November 30, 2019 @ 7:05 pm

  8. So, if an Antifa goon trying to punch me because he/she/it thinks fe-e-e-els that I’m a “Nazi, that’s “free speech”. But if I attempt to defend myself, that’s assault instead of “responding to his/her/its remarks?

    Comment by Thunderbottom — December 1, 2019 @ 11:41 am

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