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    Banned from the USA for life...

    A British teenager has been banned from America for life for sending Barack Obama an abusive email.

    Full story here - Sky News

    I'd love to be the one given that job to go to by the Control Room, it would have to be printed off and framed for posterity.

    I think some of the members of this forum had better revisit their signatures before the black helicopters are seen overhead!
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    Good to see that there is still room to cut funding in some areas if the FBI, London MET and Bedfordshire have time to do this sort of thing they obviously have to much time on their hands.
    "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing" Edmund Burke.
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    Maybe they can add another stupid question on the immigration card now

    "Have you ever sent a derogatory or abusive e mail to the president of the USA?"

    Slot it in next to the "Have you ever been involved in espionage or sabotage; or in terrorist activities; or genocide; or between 1933 and 1945 were you involved, in any way, in persecutions associated with nazi Germany or its allies?"

    I really hope now I said that we don't have something similar on our immigration cards!
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    I thought all non-citizens of the US were protected by our Constitution. Where is this teenager's free speech rights. Oh, my bad, that only applies to those burning American flags or building mosque to piss off the family and friends of murder victims , not to someone who commits the hideous crime of calling the president a prick. The kid is better off being banned from this country , the direction we're going in anyway.
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    I forgot the one "Are you seeking entry to engage in criminal or immoral activities?"

    Duh...immoral of course!
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    We can't ban hordes of Latin Americans who are here breaking the law but we can do this?
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    We can't ban hordes of Latin Americans who are here breaking the law but we can do this?

    He besmirched the Great One. England should count itself lucky we haven't declared war on them for such an offense.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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    Bollocks...

    "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
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    That's not heavy handed or anything. After all, Obama is a prick.
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    He who signs the cheques, makes the rules.
    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

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    I wonder what was in the email before judging this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    I wonder what was in the email before judging this.
    As usual, the voice of reason. On the surface, seems excessive but none of us truly know what was said.
    He who has the money, signs the cheques.
    He who signs the cheques, makes the rules.
    He who makes the rules, has the power.
    He who has the power, has the money.

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    Mac - you've got a point - if it was threatening - I can understand a ban, at least while Obama was in office... if it was just offensive... yeah...

    cause that jackhole offends me just about every day... and I still have to put up with him
    -=Twan007


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