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Comment: Re:Nipples and terrorism? (Score 1) 134

As it was closing an era in this part of North America in which unpopular political speech was greeted with torture, imprisonment and death, it was understood to apply to political speech being restricted by the politicians.

Of course, at the time. speech in general was a tad more civil - norms and mores more closely observed in public rather than flouted for attention-seeking effect.

"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich." -- Looney Tunes, Ali Baba Bunny (1957, Chuck Jones)