To: Navy Patriot
If it isn't illegal to harass people, whether national political figures or just ordinary folk who irritated somebody, then it SHOULD be. The Left went after John Ashcroft and drove a very good man out of office. They went after Bush, Palin, Cheney and heaven knows how many others with complete impunity. What's more, anyone of a conservative bent knows the cost of providing leadership may be too high to bear. OK to send letters of protest, or even peacefully picket; NOT okay to dump trash, slander, hack, bring your school class to participate in harassment, interfere with their lives, etc.
To: Missouri gal
If it isn't illegal to harass people, whether national political figures or just ordinary folk who irritated somebody, then it SHOULD be.
Actually, it already is, although in many cases it must be addressed by tort. The difference is criminal illegality or civil illegality.
The victims of civil illegality actually have a little better chance of getting justice as they have to show a preponderance of evidence rather than proof beyond a reasonable doubt, but they can't get blood (money) from a turnip. They may win without punishment to the perp.
Again, the real problem is the corruption of the government officials in the enforcement of the law, not so much the law itself.
posted on 04/10/2011 4:20:34 PM PDT
by Navy Patriot
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