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Illegal Pete's owner says he will not change name Intimidation tactics by the "Thought Police" rejected. Thank you Illegal Pete!

Sadly, we have entered a time when hardcore social activists believe they can extort and intimidate those who fail to conform with their way of thinking.

The freedom the think differently is exactly why our nation's founders risked their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor 238 years ago.

But then, why woul...dn't these self-anointed "Thought Police" believe they could silence a private citizen? They have been effective at silencing the former bastion of free speech in America- the free press - through new standards of journalism enforced by organizations like the Associated Press. (If you don't believe me, try finding the phrase illegal immigrant in any story passed through the AP.) I've spoken to several old time journalists frustrated by these new restrictions on speech. But they know, when they work under the control of corporate media giants, they must follow the dictates or find the door.

It's truly reprehensible to think the "Thought Police," in this instance, is commanded by none other than a professor of English at our publicly funded state university. Most of us remember a time, when language teachers and professors were the ones who championed free speech, not the ones who policed thought.

Together, we can turn around this dangerous war on freedom of thought and freedom of speech. In this instance, it may just start with something as simple as stopping in Old Town for lunch at Illegal Pete's !
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Had never heard of Latin rebels and I know why.  Idiotic piece of non-news.


@FamSol  Quite a bit of significant news is many times ignored, manipulated, or outright hidden from the public in this great country of ours. Just because you don't know about something doesn't make it idiotic, it simply makes you ignorant for failing to find its relevance or irrelevance to you specifically, which is perhaps the reason you never heard of LR. You also make claims that something you read is non-news. It may well be non-news to you, but have you ever thought that there are others out there in this world of ours other than you? To some, perhaps many, what you find to be non-news may very well be extremely newsworthy. A fifteen word post lacking in substance I would probably consider to be imbecilic, but I choose not go down the road of ad hominen attacks, at least not directly. Good luck finding news that matches your superior intellect.