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Big chill: Feds want to scour Net, media for 'hate speech'
WND ^ | 28 Apr 2014 | AARON KLEIN

Posted on 04/29/2014 6:05:01 AM PDT by shove_it

If two Democratic lawmakers have their way, Barack Obama’s Justice Department will submit a report for action against any Internet sites, broadcast, cable television or radio shows determined to be advocating or encouraging “violent acts.”

This according to the text of a new bill from Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.

The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014 “would create an updated comprehensive report examining the role of the Internet and other telecommunications in encouraging hate crimes based on gender, race, religion, ethnicity, or sexual orientation and create recommendations to address such crimes,” stated a news release from Markey’s office.

The one-page bill, reviewed by WND, calls for the Justice Department and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to “analyze information on the use of telecommunications, including the Internet, broadcast television and radio, cable television, public access television, commercial mobile services, and other electronic media, to advocate and encourage violent acts and the commission of crimes of hate.”

The bill does not define which actions by broadcasters would be considered to have encouraged violence, seemingly leaving that open to interpretation.

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(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: edmarkey; hakeemjeffries; hatespeech; internetcensorship
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1 posted on 04/29/2014 6:05:01 AM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

Hey. Feds. I hate your f’in guts.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 6:05:51 AM PDT by Crazieman (Are you naive enough to think VOTING will fix this entrenched system?)
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To: shove_it

I missed it when they passed the thoughtcrime and speechcrime laws.


3 posted on 04/29/2014 6:06:55 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: shove_it

Looking more and more like the UK everyday. They have this law in place now. Can’t say anything about the Muzzies or you go to jail.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 6:11:14 AM PDT by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: shove_it

While we’re busy defending the Second Amendment, the public servants are trampling the First Amendment. Freedom is under attack in America. How’s that for “hate speech”? #@!$ the politicians and Adolf Hitler too!


5 posted on 04/29/2014 6:11:38 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: shove_it

This idea is doubleplus good.


6 posted on 04/29/2014 6:12:19 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Former Proud Canadian
1984 here we come ...

(Photoshop help wanted)

7 posted on 04/29/2014 6:15:20 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

More evidence that we are one or two generations away from losing freedom. You know that “hate speech” is going to include anything that suggests that government be cut back or spending reduced.


8 posted on 04/29/2014 6:16:17 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: shove_it

How about a microphone in our houses and cars?


9 posted on 04/29/2014 6:16:41 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: shove_it

Conservatism is hate speech, according to Democrats and the GOPe. They will go after it like the IRS has gone after Tea Party groups. They feel threatened.


10 posted on 04/29/2014 6:17:25 AM PDT by pallis
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Some folks seem to think the best path is to “just behave” in the hope the Fedzilla will eat them last. Not me, and I know of many like minded FReepers who have no intention of “going quietly into that dark night”. (Laz, Graewulf, Jrandomfreeper to name a few.). I have no problem being first. My hope is that I give it such a serious case of indigestion it dies from it.


11 posted on 04/29/2014 6:26:18 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Hattie
How about a microphone in our houses and cars?

Why stop there, just go straight to video.

Here's my hate speech:

F U B O!

12 posted on 04/29/2014 6:26:49 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

I agree with you with this exception. The “one or two generations” to which you refer are in the past not the future.


13 posted on 04/29/2014 6:27:53 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Hattie

If you have an smartphone, pad, or computer...they already can turn them on and watch or listen to you.


14 posted on 04/29/2014 6:28:10 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: shove_it
Tokubetsu Kōtō Keisatsu, they're Baaaack, and in the USA. Notice all these Reps that advocate the changes are from the NE states or California? Its like our lives are run by the NE and CA Liberals. I'm not against real hate speech, but I worry how they will define it. If we go by the Tokko standards, it means anyone who is disappointed with the country's leadership. On the bright side, maybe they will tone down the left's rabid attacks on Palin, riiiiiight like that's going to happen.
15 posted on 04/29/2014 6:28:56 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (2016 an election or a coronation of a Queen?)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
More evidence that we are one or two generations away from losing freedom.

Nonsense. We are losing ALL our freedoms in the next 6 to 12 months.

16 posted on 04/29/2014 6:29:29 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: unixfox

I do not expect to be alive this time next year.


17 posted on 04/29/2014 6:30:32 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Hattie

Smart Phones!!


18 posted on 04/29/2014 6:31:12 AM PDT by GregB (In memory of Past Your Eyes.)
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To: shove_it
The bill does not define which actions by broadcasters would be considered to have encouraged violence, seemingly leaving that open to interpretation.

Leaving it wide open for any libtard to define anything it doesn't like to be hate speech.

19 posted on 04/29/2014 6:31:23 AM PDT by CPOSharky (If a libtards lips are moving...)
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To: shove_it

They don’t really need to legislate it at all. There are plenty of regulations that they can simply choose to enforce as they interpret them. Heck, all they need is 0bama’s pen and phone for that matter.

A one page bill? It is a floating balloon waiting to be shot down. Then all they need is to go to process number one. There’s plenty already on the books to apply this how they want.


20 posted on 04/29/2014 6:32:13 AM PDT by EBH (And the head wound was healed, and Gog became man.)
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To: CPOSharky

Yup. That’s the money quote.


21 posted on 04/29/2014 6:36:42 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

but only hate speech by republicans

Look at the pass they are giving that rich basketball owner, after skewering the Bundy Ranch guy for much less

Oh and the rich basketball team owner is a democrat so all democrats must think like that (well thats what they said about Bundy and Republicans)


22 posted on 04/29/2014 6:37:16 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: shove_it

Guess no one is supposed to mention that Hillary is old and fat and a Communist….


23 posted on 04/29/2014 6:37:18 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Lazamataz

I expect Free Republic will be shut down for good. That will be the beginning of the end.


24 posted on 04/29/2014 6:38:11 AM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: EBH

25 posted on 04/29/2014 6:42:15 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

We need Thought Control like we need Gun Control....

And Many libs would not see the irony in the above statement...


26 posted on 04/29/2014 6:47:55 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: EBH

Ah, they finally figured out how to do the fairness doctrine. On a good note, this will go no where in the House. On a bad note, might get an edict from the palace, mandating this.


27 posted on 04/29/2014 6:49:02 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: shove_it

Go screw yourselves...violently.


28 posted on 04/29/2014 6:57:26 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "tranparent.")
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To: shove_it

Let’s party like it’s 1861


29 posted on 04/29/2014 7:02:17 AM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (Politicians and diapers need to be changed for the same reason)
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To: Lazamataz

How so?Do you expect the government to come and kill you?


30 posted on 04/29/2014 7:03:14 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
"More evidence that we are one or two generations away from losing freedom."

One or two generations? I'd would like to live where you do. Here in the USA we have already lost everything but a pretense of freedom. Your lucky where you live.

31 posted on 04/29/2014 7:05:41 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: shove_it

Hate Hate

(Do two Hates make a Love?)


32 posted on 04/29/2014 7:19:19 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: shove_it

Problem is they have a selective definition of hate. It’s anything a White Christian or Jew says or does, or doesn’t say or doesn’t do.
Rape, murder and the knockout “game” against Whites is not defined as hate, and will continue to be actively encouraged by the government.


33 posted on 04/29/2014 7:22:41 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Ask me what I think.)
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To: shove_it

It’s an excuse for more spying on Americans.


34 posted on 04/29/2014 7:36:36 AM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: shove_it
Keeping in mind that this is "WND" reporting, who IMO only, are several cuts below "People" and "Cosmopolitan" as a hard-hitting news source ...

This is still concerning. All the more reason to make sure that conservatives carry the day in Nov 2014.

35 posted on 04/29/2014 7:37:22 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Farmer Dean

Yes. Or arrest me, which I will not accept.


36 posted on 04/29/2014 7:38:11 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: shove_it

Hey, shove, we are there. It’s back to the future.


37 posted on 04/29/2014 8:20:01 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: shove_it

This will of course include rap music and latino broadcasts. /sarc


38 posted on 04/29/2014 8:40:38 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Former Proud Canadian

Yup. The Framers foresaw tyranny and a provided a way to stop it (Article V) but Orwell and Rand told us 60+ years ago of what the 0bamanation would be like. Hopefully we can enact the Liberty Amendments and gain Conservative control of the Legislature and White House to take back America.


39 posted on 04/29/2014 8:45:48 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: shove_it

I would have gone wid “Big Bro is watchin’ Yo”...


40 posted on 04/29/2014 8:53:05 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: Lazamataz; Ramius
I do not expect to be alive this time next year.

Personally, I'd give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?

41 posted on 04/29/2014 8:56:20 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; opentalk; ..

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

42 posted on 04/29/2014 9:00:07 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: shove_it
Hate crimes against our Government? What happens when Conservatives hold the highest office?

All of you Feds are going to hell, sinners. (That's code for Homo hate speech)

43 posted on 04/29/2014 9:00:12 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: shove_it

I consider anything said by Obama, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi to be Hate Speech


44 posted on 04/29/2014 9:03:20 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: shove_it
The American people have all become criminals overnight.

-PJ

45 posted on 04/29/2014 9:04:41 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: 2CAVTrooper

“Let’s party like it’s 1861”

The Party is Over...The best is behind us. America is Slip Sliding Away.


46 posted on 04/29/2014 9:07:06 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: shove_it

“Thoughtcrime is death. Thoughtcrime does not entail death. Thoughtcrime IS death. I have committed even before setting pen to paper the essential crime that contains all others unto itself.”

Winston Smith, “1984”


47 posted on 04/29/2014 9:30:03 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: I want the USA back

Where is the justice and equality when the murder of one person is considered worse than that of another based on what group or class that person belongs to?


48 posted on 04/29/2014 9:34:37 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: null and void
Barack Obama’s Justice Department will submit a report for action against any Internet sites, broadcast, cable television or radio shows determined to be advocating or encouraging “violent acts.”

Just swell. And if they don't find what they're looking for they'll just make it up to prove you're guilty.

49 posted on 04/29/2014 9:35:27 AM PDT by azishot
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To: null and void

Did you see they are wanting to cram “Internet IDs” down all our throats....

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/NSTICstrategy_041511.pdf

So they want an ID that can be traced back to an actual person if you post a comment online, but it is a bridge too far to be asking for a photo ID when going to pull the lever for these tyrants every november....?????

So would linking the new “Internet ID” to “Internet Voting” be racist?


50 posted on 04/29/2014 10:17:06 AM PDT by GraceG
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