More Domestic Pallywood

 

Quick hit — just in case you heard about two men in a car that nearly killed some Muslim vehicularly in the States, speeding off and shouting, “This is MAGA country, [redacted]!” or something similar, and how there should be both a nationwide manhunt and week of reflection about what terrible people we are…

It was a hoax. Of course, it was.

I look forward to the day when “hate crime” hoaxes are prosecuted as “hate crimes” themselves.  But these laws are not designed to produce fair treatment of anybody, by anybody.  “Hate crime” laws are literal thoughtcrime laws, and designed to produce a one-way suppression.

That is all.

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  1. BDB Inactive
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    Jihad Smollet.

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    And it will go on and on because the left does not care about lies. 

    They don’t care about anything but power.

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  3. Paul Stinchfield Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    And it will go on and on because the left does not care about lies.

    They don’t care about anything but power.

    As a sixties leftist once said to his “comrades”:

    “The issue is never the issue. The issue is always the Revolution.”

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  4. Ignore This, Pal! Inactive
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    BDB: “Hate crime” laws are literal thoughtcrime laws

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  5. Susan Quinn Member
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    I agree. The punishment for hoaxes should be severe.

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  6. Globalitarian Lower Order Misanthropist Coolidge
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    I agree. The punishment for hoaxes should be severe.

    I’m having a hard time agreeing with this. 

    The guy saying he was hit by a car was committing a crime by making a false report.

    Making a false crime report should, I suppose, be harshly punished.  Vandalizing your own property is not a crime, but calling the police and saying someone else did it is a crime.  Spray painting  college dorm door so as to vandalize it with a pejorative mark and falsely reporting it as being done by someone else is two crimes: vandalism and falsely reporting.  Falsely telling the police that a lacrosse team raped you would be making a false report.  Wearing a noose that you paid for yourself and paid someone to put around your neck on a cold Chicago night would be false reporting.

    I’m not sure we need another law against hoaxes as such.

    Heck, joking about the day of the election, pretending to get people to miss it could be considered a hoax instead of a joke, but a guy went to jail for it.

    Can anyone think of a hoax that should be made illegal that is not already a crime?

    Maybe hanging a noose from a tree in a park so that someone else reports it might be something that isn’t already a crime, but then again it isn’t necessarily meant to intimidate, either.

    It seems to me that anything you can do for halloween shouldn’t be illegal any other time of the year.

    I’m sure I’m missing something but I don’t know what.

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