Heckler gets in Romney's face, later ...

Heckler gets in Romney's face, later arrested

There are 21 comments on the CNN story from Nov 29, 2012, titled Heckler gets in Romney's face, later arrested. In it, CNN reports that:

As he pulled into the White House driveway Wednesday, former Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney received an unwarm welcome from a heckler.

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Since: Nov 12

Avon, Co

#21 Nov 30, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>Like I said, there's always someone who is willing to risk arrest to protest.
Had he not run up to the car screaming, just held up a sign or something, he'd be home in his own warm bed tonight.
Some people are overly passionate...to the degree that they allow common sense to flee.
Your post is logical and true. It's often those emotions that get people into trouble with everything from relationships to finance and the law.

I think one problem is a two fold problem now. First; American citizens do not seem to understand they have less free speech today than they did before 911 and the government has not done its job in getting education out on this fact.

The situation at topic here was never free speech in the way it came to be but post 911, President Bush with both Houses of Congress changed free speech some and President Obama has continued this policy. It's on record of government signed into law around 2am post 911 where extraordinary powers were given to the President. Hillary brought this up in her campaign against Obama stating on day one, she would return those powers. President Obama guided away from the question, avoided it and had no plan to give that power back thus; President Obama having won two landslides 300+ EC votes and the popular vote twice, is the most powerful US President in history like it or not. Bush was powerful with laws but not with a political mandate Obama holds.

Just about one year ago now, the military was granted the power to make ARRESTS on US soil! Most do not know this since Obama passed this through around 2am as many bills are signed into law to stay under the radar.

My concern is not the free speech or this guy who went too far due to emotions but the ability of the military to see a pretty girl or guy on the street and decide to make an arrest, take to a military ship, rape and toss aboard since no attorney is allowed and no one need be told.

My other concern is the huge buying of guns; mostly Republicans who somehow think owning a gun can protect them from a government. The NRA put that false notion out there long ago but if the government goes bad and those armed to the T with guns see the tank coming down the street and the cruise missile aimed at their home, "who they gonna call and what they gonna do then"? lol

People cannot protect selves from a government but they can protect selves a while from riots at home until overtaken. It buys extra time for that and nothing more. I'd rather go day one than 48 hours later when fighting off 500 people has drained me dry.

My sources come from government records that are public, the Net and Constitutional law in College and perhaps a few other sources.

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