“Venezuela’s freedom of speech was mutilated long ago. It wasn’t done overnight but, rather, carried out through a series of incremental steps that led us to this point.
When I was young, comedic shows like Radio Rochela existed, in which the politicians were often the center of ridicule and satire. Today, no one would even dare to attempt something like that because the TV channel would be shut down within hours…
There are people in Venezuela right now that have been arrested for the sole crime of posting something on social media. A group of firemen is facing up to twenty years in prison for comparing Maduro to a donkey in a viral video. The First Amendment is one of the things I admire most out of America — it’s a freedom of speech some of us can only dream of…”
You know why America has freedom of speech? IT’S BECAUSE WE WILL KILL ANYONE WHO TRIES TO TAKE IT. Sugar coating aside that’s the truth of the matter. If you want freedom you better be willing to die for it. The day Americans are not willing to die for their freedoms will the the day they lose them.