Fans of the Tottenham soccer club have been threatened with arrest if they use the term “yid” at their next home match.
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And its always good intentions. Prevent hate. Help purify thought. Limit
seditious talk. Speech is either 100% free or it is 0% free. There is
nothing in between. If a person wants to say something that offends, let
them speak. If they are a threat you have been given notice to be alert.
A curse always anywhere on anyone who tries to control speech.
The term is offensive to Jews in most circumstances. If its use is
illegal, then it must be illegal for all, even Jews.
Black people use the N word between themselves all the time, but if you
or I say it we are deemed Racist, and bloody right too. It's an ethnic
minority thing, something you either get or you don't.
Jessie Jackson had to apologize for using the name "Heimmie".
I don't really care about that but I do care that your favorite poster
Tony Copenhagen used the same name , "Heimmie" to address a
Yid , sorry I mean Jew, on Haaretz and this Jewish newspaper allowed
that. Had Jesse Jackson (no relation to Michael Jackson, the famous
face) or Tony Copenhagen used this name, "YID" in Britain
would they now be arrested? and if so, could you just stop printing Tony
and his chums overt Racist posts. Wouldn't that be the right thing to do
and in keeping with the policy regarding , "Incitement to Racism)?
for shouting the name , "Yid" at a Spurs football match.
Besides my father spoke Yiddish, but when he referred to the name Yid he
meant Jew. Who knows better, You or a Pole who spent 3 years in Siberia
for being a Jew.?
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