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Editorial on Knighting Salman Rushdie

Original post made by Resident on Jun 23, 2007

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FYI, Excellent summary of responses to Salman Rushdie becoming Sir Salman Rushdie.

I posted this "around Palo Alto" because we each need to take these reactions very personally if we are to maintain our freedom of speech.

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 23, 2007 at 6:25 pm

People from nations that allow fatwas against Rushdie should be quarantined.


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