Supreme Court appears favorable to Se...

Supreme Court appears favorable to Secret Service agents' immunity over arrest at Cheney event

There are 27 comments on the The Washington Post story from Mar 21, 2012, titled Supreme Court appears favorable to Secret Service agents' immunity over arrest at Cheney event. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

The Supreme Court appeared inclined Wednesday to shield federal agents who are protecting government officials from claims of free speech violations, in a case that began with the arrest of a man who confronted Vice President Dick Cheney.

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“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

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#1 Mar 21, 2012
That'd be typical of this worthless Court, to set people's free speech rights at naught while creating a privileged class of politician immune to public comments or confrontations.

The arrest violated this man's rights. He had ever right to sue and to win a judgement against the SS thugs.
The New Cool Warrior

Commercial Point, OH

#2 Mar 21, 2012
Sorry, I have to pass on going someplace to show my ass to try and be on TV. I have never gone to anyone else's event simply to disrupt it. Weird but not queer here.
old eyes

Apple Valley, CA

#3 Mar 21, 2012
it's the fed...law are for you,their above everyone and that's how it is....atf gun running,NDAA,government drug running.. it's a long list...YOU have NO right's anymore...their god,so they think...the supreme court is a joke. how'a that hope & change working for ya....

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#4 Mar 21, 2012
Remember Dr. Ben Marble, the man who was arrested and assaulted for quoting Dickless Cheney's own words?



http://www.opednews.com/articles/opedne_jacks...

Apparently, confronting war criminals and demanding they be tried for their crimes isn't allowed in the US. It's been that way since World War II when the US employed scientists who worked for the Nazis.

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Moliner

Enterprise, AL

#5 Mar 21, 2012
The fat lady hasn't sang yet.

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#6 Mar 21, 2012
Should this kind of immunity be allowed by High Court it will be a further move away from 1st Amendment and a move toward a police state.

Behavior that is not peaceable is already subject to intervention by law and that should be the extent of restrictions on speech.

They claim this man touched Cheney, and if it was unconsensual it is a crime and officers had a right to arrest this man but they should not be immune to a lawsuit. The right to legally face your accuser is a sacred right.

Weird things happen to Constitutional rights when the High Court is conservative. Liberal High Courts protect and preserve Constitutional rights.

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#7 Mar 21, 2012
I see that reichwing trolls who hate free speech have invaded the forum.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#8 Mar 21, 2012
Moliner wrote:
The fat lady hasn't sang yet.
Don't you mean fat 'ladies' haven't sung, excepting Ginsburg, of course.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#9 Mar 21, 2012
... sorry--couldn't resist.
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#10 Mar 21, 2012
OH Shutup...I could'nt resist....
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#11 Mar 21, 2012
Whats immunity? Whats a fair pooting distance? At an E-vent?
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#12 Mar 21, 2012
Was he really a secret love?
Moliner

Enterprise, AL

#13 Mar 21, 2012
Far Away wrote:
... sorry--couldn't resist.
Is ok.
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#14 Mar 21, 2012
Chaos

Oxford, CT

#15 Mar 22, 2012
"Doyle heard Howards on a cellphone telling someone,Im going to ask him [Cheney] how many kids hes killed today.

So, how many did he kill that day?
mark

Thane, India

#16 Mar 27, 2012
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The Duke of Hazard

Commercial Point, OH

#17 Mar 27, 2012
Well, did he kill any or many, or at least mo' dan de po' no-goddies dat beah hidin' under hoodies?

“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#18 Mar 27, 2012
Not many right wing types outraged about this violation of their freedom of speech, oddly enough. I wonder why? Is it because they put Dick ahead of Country?:)
The New Cool Warrior

Commercial Point, OH

#19 Mar 27, 2012
People who show up to screech do not stand up for my freedom of speech, no more than their piss-ant rants about not getting government grants.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#20 Mar 27, 2012
The New Cool Warrior wrote:
People who show up to screech do not stand up for my freedom of speech, no more than their piss-ant rants about not getting government grants.
If only that had made sense.

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