I've well and truly got a bee in my bonnet over free speech in the UK today after Kelvin MacKenzie got the boot from the Sun. I may not agree with everything Kelvin says, in fact, I disagree with quite a lot of it, but we cannot go around sacking newspaper columnists for being controversial! It's their job!
Now it's being reported that a top Texan Congressman, John Culberson has waded into the discussion about shock jock Michael Savage being banned from the UK under "hate-speech" laws. What a load of rubbish! I say let anyone and everyone be able to speak in the UK and if they break any of our laws, such as inciting violence, lock 'em up! We can't go around banning people from our country just because what they say is different to the mainstream.
I spoke to Colin Madine, journalist at Breitbart Texas who was absolutely shocked at the complete lack of free speech we have in this country and I agreed! The UK should have freedom of speech enshrined in LAW!
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