Re: Barrys Thought Police start ..
posted at 11/13/2012 2:53 PM EST
In response to NO MO O's comment:
In response to DamainAllen's comment:
Look at those idiots, so upset over the election that they apparently thought they were above rules and regulations which govern their employment.
Here's a reality check to all of easily angered, offended, and ignorant mouth breathing hordes who think that is socially acceptable to post inflammatory messages on social media websites: Your words may get you fired from your job, may get you in trouble with your school, or otherwise lead to you being ostracized in a way that detrimentally impacts your life.
Socially acceptable ? By whose standards sir? Yours?
Our words away from the workplace are now fair game by our employers?
Yeah.. the thought police are here. So much for freedom of speech.
You feel that way because you don't understand what Freedom of Speech entails, what is protected, etc. This is a common mistake children make when they are punished for saying or writing things. They scream "but I have freedom of speech!" and of course they are correct, they have the freedom that the GOVERNMENT may not infringe up their right to speak.
But here is the kicker, freedom of speech can be and is oftern infringed upon when a person agrees to limitations that are common in: Attending a school with a conduct policy, accepting a job with a company that has conduct policies, etc. In fact, probably everyone on this forum has agreed to limitations on their freedom of speech by doing very basic things like attending an education institution or working for a company or other organization.
So you see, this isn't about the mythical thought police this is literally about reactionary morons, who should have known better, letting their emotions get the better of them and in the process cast a negative light on themselves and their employers. People have been fired for behavior on social media websites for badmouthing their company, their fellow employees, or engaging in behavior that was deemed reprehensible in some way that their company fired the person even though it had nothing to with their job. recall the gentleman who went to a Chick Fil A and harrased a worker about their discrimination policy, he was fired from his job as CFO even though his company was not impacted in anyway. I seem to recall people such as yourself cheerleading that decision. Why were you not concerned about freedom of speech then?