Freedom of Speech in America Might Not Apply to Twitter, Finds out Brit
Published January 31st, 2012 - 14:36 GMT
A Tweet about "destroying America" gets a British man arrested at the airport; Freedom of Speech- damned if you do, damned if you don't; Being weird is nothing be ashamed of; The Muppets fire back at Fox News.
British Tourists Arrested in the U.S. for Tweeting
Twitter can get you in a lot of trouble. Well, in the U.S., it can also get you arrested, as a British man traveling to Hollywood on holiday unluckily discovered. Apparently, when he tweeted "destroy America", he meant party it up. U.S. airport security didn't think it was very funny.
Freedom of speech is definitely a double-edged sword. As this blogger notes, you can't always live with it, but you most definitely cannot live without it.
"Freedom of speech is a grey zone and I don’t think that there are wrongs or rights. It’s an endless discussion."
According to this blogger, everything is complicated, from making friends to maintaining and finding romantic relationships. Yet, to love the ones around us, we need to love ourselves- weirdness included.
"For some reason, and since I moved to this boring boring city a couple of years ago, I have a constant feeling of waiting for something to happen. I am not sure what it is though, and so I am scared that 'it' may actually happen and that I wouldn't recognize it..."
As some of you might have heard, "laughable" news network Fox News labeled "The Muppets" as capitalist-hating communists, beseeching parents to avoid their latest movie to protect their children's young, impressionable minds from brainwashing. Now, the Muppets in a mock press conference address these "allegations".