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Democrats take aim at
First Amendment rights

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/10/2014 10:24:05 PM

The Senate Judiciary Committee took the first step Thursday toward repealing part of the First Amendment, giving an early OK to a new amendment that would give government the power to put strict limits on all political campaign spending. The 10-8 party-line vote sends the amendment to the full Senate, where Democrats are likely to try to force a vote this month, as one of a number of politically charged issues they want to hold votes on before Congress takes a month-long summer vacation in August. Democrats said their amendment was a response to two Supreme Court rulings in recent

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bpl40, 7/10/2014 10:35:28 PM     (No. 9919200)

That this will never become law is a given. But it shouldn´t stop at that. The ´Rats must be forced to pay a heavy penalty at the polls. Unfortunately the RINO leadership is not entirely in disagreement with them if it will help them trip up the Tea Party.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 7/10/2014 10:51:20 PM     (No. 9919212)

The holy right to an abortion trumps all!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: locarno, 7/10/2014 10:59:01 PM     (No. 9919222)

Well, as a country, we´ve sunk about as low as we can go now. After reading this depressing thing, I wondered just what George Washington or Abraham Lincoln would have thought reading this. All those who sacrificed their treasure and even their very lives so that we could be a free nation, free to criticize or support as we see fit. What would they say to this?

Now, those we elected, our public servants, are telling us they, not us, have the right to freedom of speech and expression. The only bright spot here: "Washington Democrats seem to forget that the First Amendment is about empowering the people, not the government..´ Mitch McConnell at least ´gets it´. If ever there was a time for revolution, now is it. Or we´ve become so timid and waiting for our next govt handout that we don´t care about freedom anymore. Sad.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/10/2014 11:20:13 PM     (No. 9919241)

I hope they force the vote. This should just about end all Redstate Democrats. And I thought Republicans were the only STUPID party.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/10/2014 11:27:07 PM     (No. 9919253)

The nazis are at it

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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/10/2014 11:39:26 PM     (No. 9919264)

Full disclosure: the democrat´s proposed limits on campaign spending apply to conservatives.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/10/2014 11:40:49 PM     (No. 9919266)

Too many red States-----no way will 3/4s of the states ratify this.

The DNC and Dem candidates must not be raking in the gigantic sums to their coffers as they normally do.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kerryman, 7/10/2014 11:52:38 PM     (No. 9919274)

Let them bring it to a vote and then portray it as an incumbent protection act. Let them run on that platform.

Semper Fi

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/11/2014 3:19:32 AM     (No. 9919350)

This is no longer ´politics´ THIS IS WAR!

US against THEM Divided, we fall and bozo the clown has his ´emmy´ Our country ceases to be.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/11/2014 3:50:38 AM     (No. 9919358)

I would love to read that bill. I´m sure unions will be exempt. After all, that´s the libtard cash cow.

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