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Old 12-19-07, 08:40 AM
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"Too bad Hillary didn't marry OJ"

I saw this bumper sticker again today. Not counting how lame and how distasteful it is, isn't it illegal? Isn't suggesting the murder of an exfirstlady against some law? Or does it only apply to the President?
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Old 12-19-07, 08:41 AM
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Does anyone really care about bumper stickers....?
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Old 12-19-07, 08:42 AM
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I've seen plenty of Bush bumper stickers that are just as bad.
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Old 12-19-07, 08:47 AM
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Yup, like the one I saw that said "Too bad Bush didn't marry Brynn Hartman."
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Old 12-19-07, 08:49 AM
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I think it's a vague enough message that you can't outright say that it's suggesting murder. Perhaps it's suggesting that OJ would have been president had he married her?
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Old 12-19-07, 09:01 AM
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Why would it be illegal to threaten the life of the First Lady? She's not a government official.
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Old 12-19-07, 09:02 AM
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I don't really consider that a threat anyway. It may be wishing someone was dead, but that's not the same as wishing or saying you will kill them.
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Old 12-19-07, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Tracer Bullet
Why would it be illegal to threaten the life of the First Lady? She's not a government official.
well i'm pretty sure it is illegal to threaten anyone's life.

this, however, isn't an overt threat but enough to get you in trouble (i think) if the object was an elected official as you point out. but...hillary is an elected official
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Old 12-19-07, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0
I don't really consider that a threat anyway. It may be wishing someone was dead, but that's not the same as wishing or saying you will kill them.
it is wishing/suggesting someone else kill them, right?

i know it is a joke but similar jokes about the president have gotten people in trouble. are those strict rules only applied to the president?
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Old 12-19-07, 09:06 AM
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I hope it's not illegal. This is American isn't it?
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Old 12-19-07, 09:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Minor Threat
Does anyone really care about bumper stickers....?
Only if you are wallpapering your car...

The context of "Too bad Hillary didn't marry OJ" or "Too bad Bush didn't marry Brynn Hartman" is obvious but it is a bit different than saying "Too bad OJ didn't kill Hillary too" or "Too bad Brynn Hartman didn't kill Bush too." (We miss you Phil).

As a comedian said there are already enough angry drivers on the road so why do we want to add political bumper stickers to the mix?
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Old 12-19-07, 09:12 AM
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I saw one on my way home that had Barbara Bush's image and it read "Don't blame me .. I wanted an abortion"
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Old 12-19-07, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Mopower
I hope it's not illegal. This is American isn't it?
It kinda hasn't been for the last 7 years...
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Old 12-22-07, 10:06 AM
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It kinda hasn't been for the last 7 years...
You owe me a new keyboard!
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Old 12-22-07, 11:31 AM
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Is there seriously a Bush/Brynn Hartman bumper sticker? At least people know who OJ is.
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Old 12-22-07, 11:40 AM
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Wait. OJ was guilty??
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Old 12-22-07, 11:41 AM
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Maybe they just thought she needed a larger penis than we white guys can give her.
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Old 12-22-07, 11:51 AM
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She's got Bill. He's the biggest penis around.
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Old 12-23-07, 05:57 AM
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I heard on FoxNews that there's this picture of Hillary lookin' very old going around on the web.
Anybody seen it?
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Old 12-23-07, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by TheMadMonk
Is there seriously a Bush/Brynn Hartman bumper sticker? At least people know who OJ is.
No I made it up. It was just the first woman who came to my head who killed her husband pretty publicly.
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Old 12-23-07, 09:23 AM
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it was on drudge for a while
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Old 12-23-07, 01:11 PM
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As opposed to the bumer stickers that read "I wish Dick Cheney would take *INSERT EVIL REPUBLICAN HERE* hunting"?
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Old 12-23-07, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Venusian
I saw this bumper sticker again today. Not counting how lame and how distasteful it is, isn't it illegal?
No, but bumper stickers that aren't funny or insightful <i>should</i> be illegal. A quick memory check of the last 10,000 bumper stickers I've seen reveals that we can drop the qualifier and just make them <i>all</i> illegal with no negative effect.

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Originally Posted by das Monkey
No, but bumper stickers that aren't funny or insightful <i>should</i> be illegal. A quick memory check of the last 10,000 bumper stickers I've seen reveals that we can drop the qualifier and just make them <i>all</i> illegal with no negative effect.

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But without bumper stickers, how will I know whether somebody is the proud parent of a Chester A. Arthur Junior High School Honor Student?
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Old 12-23-07, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by achau9598
I saw one on my way home that had Barbara Bush's image and it read "Don't blame me .. I wanted an abortion"

I like the one that says Bush/Satan 04, just saw it on a persons car in town and had a good laugh
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