Comments on: The RedState flap http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/ Blog, news, books Tue, 10 Oct 2017 06:01:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 By: Xavi http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-27485 Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:54:22 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-27485 I have seen an improvement in speed but, only soemeimts. I have noticed that when I have a lot of tabs open(say 10 or so) then, my computer slows down dramatically. Not sure why. Wouldn’t mind some insight.

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By: Linda http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-27384 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:49:52 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-27384 Looking over the dairy products rropet some products are down from prior years while some are up. For example, Ice cream, regular (hard) 75.5 million gallons, down 3.7 percent. Convert all the products to a milk equivalent (subtract imported ingredients) and then talk about fuzzy math. Is it greater or less than 15.5B lbs?It’s up to you to be more responsible with the facts you call facts.

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By: Komal http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-27380 Mon, 14 Jan 2013 02:50:05 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-27380 Posted on incredible, that was a very good read. In coouicslnn, someone who actually thinks and understands what they are blogging about. Quite difficult to find of late, especially on the web . I bookmarked your web blog and will make sure to keep coming back here if this is how you always write. thank you, keep it up! .

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By: Zeal http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-27371 Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:57:52 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-27371 Slam dunkin like Shaquille O’Neal, if he wrote infmortaive articles.

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By: Ahmed http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13137 Wed, 04 Jun 2008 01:07:17 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13137 PPPS I was originally from saudi arabia but live in the west now. wanted to add: when I visited there last month all my family supported hilary and wondered why obama is claiming so many democrats over a person such as herself who is obviously better experienced. The answer according to my grandfather: american people are gamblers. I feel sad so many do not see the sad truth about all this.

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By: Ahmed http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13136 Wed, 04 Jun 2008 00:38:00 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13136 Brian and Tammy

What you say is true. Welcome to my world. I am from saudi arabia. If lessig had a video with muhammed (pbuh) walking around like that and then getting hit etc, lessigs head would not be attached to his shoulders today. this is fact. i find most amusing that in his speech to the google people he said “This is a little bit touchy to some people. I don’t get it, so just chill. The underlying message here is that Jesus does survive.”

If you had said that to a group of my conservative countrymen to just “chill” about mocking muhammed (pbuh) you would not leave the room alive. Your crazy people like lessigs are allowed to do and say all sorts of nonesense because the christians which are majority allow them. If I were lessig I would kiss the first christian I meet and thank him for allowing me to say what i want and live!

lessig is a marxist type who supports obama but obama is currently seperating himself from lessig now.
Hilary is the best candidate and I am amazed how the democrats and others have betrayed her and are turning away from her. Truly you are a strange people.

Mr Lessig the only reason you can show the video is not because there is a revolution of copyright laws being created by the net but because Christians let you do it. You should thank Allah you were not sitting in a meeting room with a group of muslims showing a muhammed (pbuh) video. In my humble opinion you are truly a disturbed individual.

Because the democrats and media have turned away from Hilary you will get the president you deserve–McCain. good luck with that.

PS I will not viist here again to read any comments in response to this note because I do not believe into getthing ‘thread arguments’.

PPS also If this note appears on this blog then at least Mr Lessig is not a complete coward and has some basic respect for the socalled us freedoms of speech. I doubt Mr Lessig will allow my note to appear however.

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By: Brian http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13135 Tue, 29 Apr 2008 20:32:11 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13135 Tammy,

He’ll never show anything that puts Islam in a bad light. He may be a glam loving liberal, but he surely doesn’t want to end up like Theo Van Gogh.

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By: brenda little http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13134 Mon, 28 Apr 2008 18:48:51 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13134 Backtrack just like Obama on Wright. You are sicko.

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By: Tammy http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13133 Mon, 28 Apr 2008 06:13:33 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13133 Let’s see if the liberal views will continue if you show mohammed strolling down a street as a flamer and being mowed over by a bus. I’ll bet you’ll see the muslim feathers fly for sure!

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By: John http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13132 Mon, 28 Apr 2008 02:49:11 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13132 Forget Mohammed, would you have been willing to show a video of a character in black face eating fried chicken and watermelons to prove a point or would that have been too insensitive and hurtful to African Americans?

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By: Tim http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13131 Mon, 28 Apr 2008 00:55:50 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13131 It seems to me that in a society that works to protect people’s sense of dignity by not attacking their race, color, religious persuasion, gender and now sexual orientation– that to choose a video defaming Jesus Christ, the Saviour of mankind to make an inane point, shows a lack of wisdom and sensibility. You have the freedom to do it–do you have the humanity and sense to NOT do it is the issue. Freedom of speech can only work when we can self-censor and choose our platforms and timing. To equate John Kerry as a subject against a defamation Jesus Christ to show problems of free speech in our society is ludicrous. I’m sure one would avoid any defamation of certain races, one’s wife, people with gay proclivity, one’s University president. (your self shwoing one is quite politically correct, albeit on your own terms) yet you can platform a mockery of the greatest historical figure ever who is the Christ of Faith held sacred by billions? You have the right to do so in a free society–but, again, do you have the love and tolerance to NOT do so? Thankfully, and to your credit; you pulled it based on a friend challenging your reason. I mean I have to give you credit for that.
Christianity, fortunately, THANK GOD! has no sword except the one that smites conscience. It you had chosen another religious icon to mock; you might have cause to really worry. Thank God, Jesus is the God of grace and reserves judgement for these things til the Final Day giving us NOW to change our views and receive His love and forgiveness. That’s tolerance! or in the old English form: forbearance.

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By: twice http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13130 Sun, 27 Apr 2008 06:28:33 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13130 Sorry man…but that video is tacky – it gives new meaning to the word “wince”.

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By: Richard Scott http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13129 Sun, 27 Apr 2008 05:00:42 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13129 Just more juvenile bully on the playground stuff masquerading as “artistic expression” among the high brow cult of self-adulation. Sad fellow. Christians should pray for him knowing that he will “give account for every idle word.”

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By: Jeff Walden http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13128 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 12:32:33 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13128 Thanks in the end for making the right decision in (5), although I wish you’d recognized it from the start — the subject matter was going to far overshadow any point you intended to make. (I sort of want to say “been smart enough to recognize…”, but that’s likely to be interpreted as more argumentative than I would intend it — if you can read that wording and understand it isn’t intended as trolling, please do so. It just seems like the problems of using that video would have been obvious given a little thought, that’s all.)

I don’t know how much time or energy you want to invest in this (probably less than you have already), but if you have it feel free to take a skim over the actual thread to which you link. The commentary’s not nearly as one-sided as your email might make it to be; there’s a solid portion of comments (a quarter, third, half? I grew tired of reading the discussion fairly quickly) which agree with you and/or thought Erick’s post was inaccurate and misguided. So in the end, remember, of course, that Erick doesn’t speak for everybody at Redstate and that many there actively disagree with him on this subject.

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By: celia http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13127 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 12:22:34 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13127 The only reason Jesus was used for this video instead of Budda, Muhammad, Krishna or any other is- He is the only Man of true power. Why do people use His name in vain instead of the others? They have no power…try it use another’s name as a curse. Doesn’t work….it is lacking, dosen’t give you the same umph of doing something truly wrong. The one who blead and died for us who also forgave us as we spat on Him. Mock Him, spit on Him, kill Him oh how funny that is…..we haven’t changed in 2000 years.

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By: A.C. McCloud http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13126 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 08:52:45 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13126 What’s wrong with just saying something is not in good taste and moving on? Americans are becoming quite ignorant and devoid of the common sense most of our forefathers had in previous generations. Showing Christ getting run over by a bus is tasteless. Showing Muhammad or Mother Theresa or Ghandi in the same way–same thing.

Cripes. This isn’t rocket science.

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By: John Gilmore http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13125 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 04:05:07 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13125 There’s nothing funnier than a religion that can’t stand to be laughed at. Keep telling your truth, Larry. If small-minded bigots aren’t complaining, you’re probably doing something wrong.

Abbie Hoffman once described his “all-time favorite hate letter.” It read, “Wait until Jesus gets his hands on you, you little bastard.” Stated Hoffman: “I thought it was really ‘in the spirit.’”

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By: Rusty http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13124 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 03:55:56 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13124 Wonder what these mind-numbed types would do if you’d shown a video of Obama in white sheets running through the streets eating fried chicken and getting run over by a watermelon truck? Wonder if you’d still make your flimsy excuses and all these comments would still focus on free speech, etc?

The truth is you needlessly utilized a clip that was created for one reason and one reason alone – to insult a certain group of people. And in your defense many of the persons commenting above are doing the same thing. The point you were trying to make could’ve been made using many, many other materials, yet you intentionally chose something you knew was conceived in hatred.

This site demonstrates, once again, who the real mean-spirited, bigoted, selfish, and cold-hearted people are in this society. You consider yourselves intellectual, yet all I see is immaturity, selfishness, and a complete inability to use good judgment.

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By: Rusty http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13123 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 03:54:34 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13123 Wonder what these mind-numbed types would do if you’d shown a video of Obama in white sheets running through the streets eating fried chicken and getting run over by a watermelon truck? Wonder if you’d still make your flimsy excuses and all these comments would still focus on free speech, etc?

The truth is you needlessly utilized a clip that was created for one reason and one reason alone – to insult a certain group of people. And in your defense many of the persons commenting above are doing the same thing. The point you were trying to make could’ve been made using many, many other materials, yet you intentionally chose something you knew was conceived in hatred.

This site demonstrates, once again, who the real mean-spirited, bigoted, selfish, and cold-hearted people are in this society. You consider yourselves intellectual, yet all I see is immaturity, selfishness, and a complete inability to use good judgment.

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By: Rusty http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13122 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 03:53:24 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13122 Wonder what these mind-numbed types would do if you’d shown a video of Obama in white sheets running through the streets eating fried chicken and getting run over by a watermelon truck? Wonder if you’d still make your flimsy excuses and all these comments would still focus on free speech, etc?

The truth is you needlessly utilized a clip that was created for one reason and one reason alone – to insult a certain group of people. And in your defense many of the persons commenting above are doing the same thing. The point you were trying to make could’ve been made using many, many other materials, yet you intentionally chose something you knew was conceived in hatred.

This site demonstrates, once again, who the real mean-spirited, bigoted, selfish, and cold-hearted people are in this society. You consider yourselves intellectual, yet all I see is immaturity, selfishness, and a complete inability to use good judgment.

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By: Jess Born http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13121 Sat, 26 Apr 2008 00:06:33 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13121 @ Elliot and his ilk – Did you all gloss over the part where the same first amendment that protects your right to worship protects the right of each individual to say what they want about religion?

Certain people reject religion because religion treads on certain people. See how many Gays are willing to
“REPENT NOW and have the TRUTH set them free” when the “truth” means that they’re sinners for being gay, and will go to hell if they don’t pull a big 180 and start liking boobies, but only when married, and never for fun, just for procreation.

Jesus was an amazing man, but you bible-thumpers just want a western version of Sharia.

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By: opageneflyguy http://www.lessig.org/2008/04/the-redstate-flap/#comment-13120 Fri, 25 Apr 2008 23:16:45 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2008/04/the_redstate_flap.html#comment-13120 I can smell your smoke in the Hell fire, to treat the creator God as you have. You will….pay in Hell.
The half/breed Osama/Obama will also……………Burn Brightly in Hell

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