[OT] Re: HB 139 Meeting Today ?

Nathan Blackham kemotaha at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 09:58:13 MST 2008


On Feb 8, 2008 9:38 AM, Mister E <Mister.Ed at agoracart.com> wrote:

> Justin Findlay wrote:
> > On AD 2008 February 07 Thursday 09:22:23 PM -0700, Trevor Sharpe wrote:
> >> I would imagine that Thad Van Ry is correct. I have been in contact
> with
> >>  my Representative Tim Cosgrove, and have received similar comments
> that
> >> this bill might very well pass. I suspect that it might resurface in
> >> some modified form this legislative session, if not in the future.
> >
> > Assuming this nonsense gets made into law wouldn't it be possible for
> > the ACLU or somebody else to get it nullified by the supreme court of
> > Utah?
> >
>
>
> The ACLU is not your friend unless you advance communist or socialist
> agendas.  If you doubt it, look into who founded it, and their "mentors"
> and relatives as well.  It's still supported and funded by such folks.
> B y design they want you to believe they are an organization with the
> people's interests at heart. But it is smoke and mirrors.  I would
> rather fight the bill by other means and lose than to ever compromise
> with such evil and ilk as the ACLU.
>

The ACLU will fight any fight that is against civil rights.  They are blind
when it comes to other issues.  Yes this means they have supporters who are
communists or socialist.  Primarily because they fight for their liberties.
If it is an issue where civil rights are involved the ACLU will gladly
help.  That would be the case if a religion was discriminated against as
well as race or creed.  Just because they have backed seemly evil ideas
doesn't mean the organizations is evil.

The same type of argument could be used against people who support Open
Source.  The founders of open source are seemly for piracy since they oppose
copyrights.  There for they are evil and so is all of Open Source.  While I
don't subscribe to this argument, it is one that other to.  You need to be
careful to actually look at why an organization or movement exist before
calling it evil.

Nathan



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