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[–] ardvarcus 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Freedom of speech is not conditional. You are welcome to say anything you would like, anywhere you would like. However, You are also welcome to the possible repercussions of that speech.

I've read this screed a thousand times, and I don't agree with it. We should be encouraged to speak our minds freely, and we should never, under any circumstances, lose our jobs for it. The only consequences for freedom of speech should be the verbal disagreement of others -- which is their freedom of speech. It's outrageous that anyone should be fired from their job for saying they voted for Trump, but that has happened countless times.

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[–] level_101 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I agree entirely. Sadly, that is not the world we live in.