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    • ralph
    • 13.11.11 | 18:29 (IST)

    it is not anti-democratic to limit speech and actions which are treasonous. study the wiemar republic and see what happens when there are no rules, no boundaries on speech. parties which lie, distort facts, believe themselves above the law, or majority must have limitations placed on them. parties which advocate actions against the state specially outside the state because they lost in a fair election are anti-democratic. acting against the majority vote in these ways is anti-democratic and must be punished if persisted in. lets be honest the extreme left is anti-democratic and does not know what democracy means. and haaretz sometimes comes verytclose to this fine line. leftists do not know the difference between loyal opposition and treason.

    from the article: Netanyahu is working to limit free speech in Israel, Labor leader says
    First published 17:19 13.11.11 | Last updated 17:19 13.11.11
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