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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Too many Americans have a mistaken view of First Amendment rights
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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I’m as staunch a defender of free speech rights as the next guy, but I recognize that there are limits to those rights.

Some folks, however, are BADLY MISREADING the First Amendment:

More than 4 in 10 Americans think the First Amendment protects them from being fired for what they say, and more than 3 in 10 think it applies to situations like A&E’s now-revoked suspension of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll. But they’re wrong.

In the new survey, 45 percent of Americans said the First Amendment does not allow people to be fired from ...

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