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forthemiddle

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47. So the Proud Boys calling for the elimination of LGBT isn't harassment
Wed Dec 6, 2023, 03:50 PM
Dec 6

As long as it’s not done on an individual basis?
So when they march through a town advocating the elimination of all protected groups, even if they are only trying to remove them from their schools, or towns, that’s not harassment or bullying?
Good to know!

It should be plain old "Yes" LeftInTX Dec 6 #1
Hate speach and calling for murder are not the same getagrip_already Dec 6 #2
How can you call for the genocide of Jews and not be bullying or harassing them? Maraya1969 Dec 6 #3
Exactly.... getagrip_already Dec 6 #4
Because bullying and harassment are generally done on an individual basis. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #6
I agree with you on this. yardwork Dec 6 #35
So when the Proud Boys rally for the removal of Hispanics from their Country forthemiddle Dec 6 #48
for example, when it isn't actually a 'call for genocide'? Voltaire2 Dec 6 #18
It's Interpreted As That, Sir, Because That Is The Meaning Intended By Its Coiners And Promoters The Magistrate Dec 6 #26
So it can mean different things based on who is saying it? ExciteBike66 Dec 6 #28
Context Is All The Magistrate Dec 6 #29
So the Netanyahu government, which has a goal of 'from the river to the sea', is because of that slogan genocidal? Voltaire2 Dec 6 #45
I Think The Goal Of Netanyahu And Likud Is Israeli Sovereignty From The Mediterranean To The Jordan The Magistrate Dec 6 #46
So the Proud Boys calling for the elimination of LGBT isn't harassment forthemiddle Dec 6 #47
Exactly correct. Not harassment or bullying. Voltaire2 Dec 6 #53
You said it doesn't always mean genocide... ExciteBike66 Dec 6 #50
Dance All You Like, Sir The Magistrate Dec 6 #52
I guess we are taking right wing nut jobs Bill Ackman and Stefanik's framing. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #5
I knew at least Stefanic is a jerk but even jerks can be right occasionally Maraya1969 Dec 6 #7
Bullying and harassment have very specific meanings. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #8
Standing outside someone's business and accusing the owners of genocide is abusive and harassing peggysue2 Dec 6 #55
I agree singling out a business owner or a student is most likely bullying or harassment. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #57
Would there be any group sarisataka Dec 6 #11
Bullying and harassment have specific meanings. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #17
We had Brother Jed and his band sarisataka Dec 6 #20
I don't disagree with your last paragraph. Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #23
I took the question as applying to students and staff sarisataka Dec 6 #25
Even if they are going by strict definitions ecstatic Dec 6 #13
They said several time "when it turns into conduct" Hassin Bin Sober Dec 6 #16
Yeah, I gotta say I'm with you on this one Prairie Gates Dec 6 #30
they should have answered like you did! I'll admit I didn't see the entire exchange ecstatic Dec 6 #34
They did say that and they're being criticized for it. yardwork Dec 6 #37
The sound bite that's making the rounds on Morning Joe and other networks ecstatic Dec 6 #39
Well, there's a.reason for that. Republican Joe Scarborough scores a point against higher ed. yardwork Dec 6 #41
I heard Dr. Gay of Harvard make the clear "conduct" remark in a recording from spooky3 Dec 6 #54
Yardwork SYGDeb Dec 6 #42
Agreed. yardwork Dec 6 #36
JFC is right. redqueen Dec 6 #51
I suppose we should be thankful sarisataka Dec 6 #9
Yes SocialDemocrat61 Dec 6 #10
That was insane! ecstatic Dec 6 #12
I had exactly the opposite reaction. yardwork Dec 6 #38
Yardwork SYGDeb Dec 6 #43
Forgive me if this is a dumb question - WHO is calling for the genocide of jews? walkingman Dec 6 #14
Walkingman SYGDeb Dec 6 #44
i totally agree. walkingman Dec 6 #49
I will have to watch the clip later, really curious what exactly was said. redqueen Dec 6 #15
Hamas or a similar group say that it means seizing Israel LeftInTX Dec 6 #33
If we insist on putting this in context . . . peggysue2 Dec 6 #19
Rec Yes.. Mahalo Peffysue! Cha Dec 6 #31
That happens every day on college campuses. yardwork Dec 6 #40
In Today's Blame Game Society RobinA Dec 6 #21
I used to work in the Personnel/Human Resources/AA area at the County & at a public University Hekate Dec 6 #22
The far left and far right bend and meet at antisemitism. nt LexVegas Dec 6 #24
As 10% of the student body at these universities are Jewish, you'd think they'd be defended. elias7 Dec 6 #27
Rec TY elias. Cha Dec 6 #32
Trump's scummy republicans encouraging the killing of more Jews. keithbvadu2 Dec 6 #56
These people have lost their frigging minds. BlueTsunami2018 Dec 6 #58
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