Skip to comments.Anti-Obama Billboards The Talk Of Hanson (Massachusetts!!)
Posted on 08/30/2012 1:41:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Free speech or offensive?
Those are two viewpoints regarding three political billboards in Hanson that are getting the attention of everyone who drives by Sullivans Inc., a motorcycle accessories distributor off Route 27.
One shows a little girl raising her middle finger next to the message:
Thanks Obama. Youve spent my lunch money, my allowance, my inheritance, 35 years of future paychecks and my retirement. You Jerk. Vote Mitt Romney For 2012!
The finger is now covered in packing tape.
Some people say the sign makes them uncomfortable.
Its being offensive, one man told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Thursday. I think you can send out the message without being this drastic.
Others say its free speech...
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.cbslocal.com ...
Class, here’s your homework assignment for tonight: compare and contrast the reactions to this billboard, and any “Pride” parade of your choice.
free speech. plain and simple.
has nothing to do with good taste or upbringing.
we are free, not free from being offended.
personally, the use of children in vulgar displays turns me off, if she were just pouting, the message would be better.
Øbama is offensive.
Maybe it’s the truth of the sign that offends this Obama voter.
Obama and truth are strangers.
Why all the concern about being “offensive”? nobama and his anti-Free-America mi9nions ar5e uber-offensive for what they continue to do to America.
Remember the day, not that long ago, when almost no one would’ve questioned his right to put up a sign, no matter how much someone else disagreed with it?
Oh, the huge manatee!
Perhaps Code Pink (wackos) in their vagina costumes are more acceptable to Liberals voters?
“If you want to know who controls you, find out who you are not permitted to insult.”
There’s no right against being offended, and liberals need to be offended often.
Now THAT's offensive.
"Okay, sweetie, now give the camera the finger. That's it! And again....."
I wouldnt have liked it if they'd done it, either.
Yes, the vulgarity was not needed to get the point across, a little hand wiping away a tear would have been preferable. They should have added a handkerchief to the board to make her look like she was using it to wipe away a tear.
I am old enough to remember when a billboard showing a child shooting the bird would have been brought down immediately by conservative Americans.
I remember a college art exhibit displaying Bush 41 sitting on the can. You should have seen all the first ammendment defenders come out of the woodwork. Had it been a Dem...not so much.
Especially if it criticized you lord and master, right?
You called? .................................... FRegards
The ‘code-Pinkos’ were hillarious ............................ FRegards
A personal attack?
What about that post would make you lash out in a personal manner, conservatives are not pleased with the degradation of our culture, especially involving children being used vulgarly on billboards.
Do you really want to mock Christ in your post as well?
I wasn’t “mocking” Christ in my post, genius, that’s why I didn’t capitalize Lord and Master. Not a MENSA member, are you? And since there are two teams and you’re against ours, I have to assume you love Obama.
Why the non stop persoanl attacks?
This post should not have have you lashing out in a personal manner.
“”I am old enough to remember when a billboard showing a child shooting the bird would have been brought down immediately by conservative Americans.””
If you disagree with my post, then tell me why, but lay off the personal attacks.
It’s the cumulative effect of all your asinine, disruptive posts. We’re trying to save this country from a second Obama term and you’re doing your damndest to get him re-elected. Of course we take it personally. Many of us have kids and don’t want them to live in some kind of Soviet or Nazi America. You, on the other hand, seem to have no problem with that. I will fight you and anyone like you with every fiber of my being. Now do you get it, Steven Hawking?
Do not carry your personal grudges throughout freerepublic.
post 18--I am old enough to remember when a billboard showing a child shooting the bird would have been brought down immediately by conservative Americans.
Post after post of personal attack, yet nothing related to the thread, or my post.
Go cry to Jim, I have other fish to fry.
and in your own yard too... now associations and group think are sinking our great nation...
political correctness has no place in american exceptionalism.
thank you for your service.
question? does the 2nd Division try harder?
i see the finger was added later. out of proportion for the little girl...
but still, she’s angelic and being exploited by the finger...
give her a tear and make obama’s actions objectionable.
The lesbian cadres there are devoted vagitarians, and they will find themselves more than welcome there..
That poor kid! Love the expression. Time was, taking him to such an event would have been a clear case of child abuse.
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