Holy hell I´m going to prison!

Posted: May 10, 2009 in Politics
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From article:

Proposed congressional legislation would demand up to two years in prison for those whose electronic speech is meant to “coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to a person.”

Instead of prison, perhaps we should say gulag.

The proposal by Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Los Angeles, would never pass First Amendment muster, unless the U.S. Constitution was altered without us knowing. So Sanchez, and the 14 other lawmakers who signed on to the proposal, are grandstanding to show the public they care about children and are opposed to cyberbullying.

The meaasure, H.R. 1966, is labeled the Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act. It’s designed to target the behavior that led to last year’s suicide of the 13-year-old Meier.

Ahh Shit, okay I´m screwed since everything I post on my blog cause substantial emotional distress.

Sanchez’s bill goes way beyond cyberbullying and comes close to making it a federal offense to log onto the internet or use the telephone. The methods of communication where hostile speech is banned include e-mail, instant messaging, blogs, websites, telephones and text messages.

We can’t say what we think of Sanchez’s proposal. Doing so would clearly get us two years in solitary confinement.

The bill has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

Yeah I know this was design for “cyberbullying” but since it so vage even I could be in for it.

Hmm maybe I should just stop doing this altogether and just go out and be “Normal” for the rest of my life….

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Nope, after much thought I have come to the conclusion that being “Normal” is not going to work out, I´m going down with the ship on this one.

WOG out.

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