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It happened in the past- it could happen again

Posted by: Nikhil Jaikumar ( PCC, MA, USA ) on July 16, 1999 at 03:05:37:

In Reply to: Incipient Fascism -- everyone's favorite melody posted by Samuel Day Fassbinder on July 15, 1999 at 10:29:41:

: : Hey, commies who live in the States, do you realize that your conspiring to change the economic system is treason?

: Protect the country! Send out the black shirts!

: You know, there is a reason for the 1st amendment -- it keeps laws against "sedition" off the books.

It didn't keep us from banning "sedition" during the French crisis (1798-1800) nor again in the First World War or in the '50s.

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