Originally Posted by Zenos
I think the publicity comes from the fact they're trying to make bloggers think twice about what they say in their blogs. Throw in the fact that she's a White racist and it's even better.
It doesn't matter whether or not she's innocent, or if it's later determined to be protected speech.
Here's how I see it:
They can arrest you for no reason, throw you in jail, make you prove you're innocent all the while totally wiping out your finances. Then after it's proven you were exercising free speech, hold you anyway on the idea if you have these types of opinions, you're a threat to the community, and the community will be safer if you're kept behind bars.
The internet is the only place where non jew approved ideas and opinions can be read, so they're going to do anything they to shut it up.
Its called having a "chilling effect." And it is extremely common. I've experienced it over some really petty things: Many cops are simply not that bright. However, with some people, its like throwing gasoline on a fire.
I'd be interested to see how Justice Sotomayor would rule on this sort of thing, including whether it should be stopped, by including perhaps setting the stage for heavy punitive damages and a doable standard of evidence for plaintiffs in civil suits against cops that engage in it. In other times that would be a liberal agenda item.
This is where designating Americans "domestic terrorists" is headed full-steam. It really began in earnest with Gordon Kahl, where you'll hear a discussion of branding him with that label to justify unleashing everything against him here: