I do not believe that the poll below is true stating a majority of Americans want the 1st Amendment’s abridging the freedom of speech right to be rewritten. I believe that all of the five rights enumerated in the 1st Amendment are under attack. The attack on freedom of speech is the key to silencing any opposition to the other side’s ideology to enable their success.
I believe a majority of Americans understand their true purpose is the usurpation of the government and our Liberty. So how do we overcome this tactic of not being able to effectively argue our points? Debate.
Talking to the other side is not that hard unless you meet a true believer and they are easy to recognize once a debate starts. The people who understand that something is wrong but do not know how to proceed is common on both sides. Debating anyone starts with letting them speak first. If you listen to their concerns, you can address them with facts and your concerns. My experience has been that we have more in common than their puppet masters would allow them believe. And that is the reason that they want to limit our freedom of speech: they cannot let us debate the issues with reason and facts.
Ironically, history has shown that these same people are the first ones who are disposable once power is seized. The do not understand the term “useful idiot” or their future because they themselves have had their “speech” restricted. This restriction starts in our educational [indoctrination] system and continues with the media’s propaganda. In one respect, we all share the blame of this indoctrination leading to propaganda. Once our arguments are labelled “hate speech”, we have no ability to debate. No ability to debate means a hot civil war and I also believe that is what the puppet masters want.
I know that it is hard but if you truly believe in the precepts of freedom as outlined by our founding fathers, listen to the other side and then open a dialogue. As stated earlier, the true believers will not listen to you or even let you speak. Americans who want a future will listen. Be prepared for some backlash: you are tearing down their beliefs built over decades.
Do I believe we have the necessary time to bring reason back into the discussion? I hope that there will always be time for reason. However, desperate times make desperate people. Desperate people do not act with reason. And this is the path to civil war that is being promoted by both sides. And that is when free speech becomes hate speech: when it becomes the excuse to act without reason.
Poll: Majority of Americans Want Increased Restrictions on Free Speech
A shocking new poll from the Campaign For Free Speech (CFS) finds that majority of Americans want to see the First Amendment rewritten to increase restrictions on free speech.
According to the poll, 51 percent of Americans believe the First Amendment “is outdated and should be rewritten.” Can you wrap your head around that?
The poll also found that nearly half (48 percent) say “hate speech” should be illegal. Of those who say “hate speech” should be illegal, “about half think the punishment for ‘hate speech’ should include possible jail time, while the rest think it should just be a ticket and a fine.” What defines “hate speech,” you ask? There’s no definitive standard, but let me ask you, how many times have you said something that triggered a liberal and you were accused of “hate speech” in some fashion? My books are regularly accused of being racist by the left for being critical of Barack Obama. So, when people start talking about punishing “hate speech,” my first thought is “who gets to define what hate speech is?”