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Date: 06/25/13 01:20 PM

26 Responses to Comedian Fined $15,000 for Homophobic Remarks[Pic+

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    richanddead Male 18-29
    3318 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 1:37 pm
    $15,000 for being insulted at his material?! If you don`t like it don`t watch it.
    America is busy limiting freedom of privacy and it looks like our neighbors to the north are working on chipping out their freedom of speech.
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    KtySpix Male 18-29
    621 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 1:41 pm
    This was over 2 years ago.
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
    10714 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 2:23 pm
    It`s absolutely breathtaking how every nation, especially industrialized ones, have in their own ways chipped away at freedom of speech their countries.
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    thefatviking Male 18-29
    202 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm
    Ah the glory of cultural marxism and the "your rights end where my feelings begin" mentality.

    Whatever happened to "sticks and stones..."?
    Suddenly every one is a whiny little wimp demanding financial compensation because "bo-hu the bad man hurt my feelings"
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    nettech98 Male 50-59
    1039 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 2:48 pm
    If one were to believe the comments left at that site, there`s way more than just a comedy show insult...

    "None of what he was charged with happened when he was onstage, nor holding a microphone. He confronted the women at their table and even followed them out to the parking lot and berated them further. He took a woman`s sunglasses off her head and crushed them. And, in a podcast interview, admits that he was already angry and had been drinking before the incident occurred."
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    onewhosinz Female 30-39
    47 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 2:54 pm
    Thank you nettech98, I was just going to say the same thing. Read the comments, somebody who was there commented that he was at their table confronting them... they reacted badly as well, but he was not on stage being heckled.
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    Rodin Male 30-39
    663 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 2:58 pm
    I worked with this guy in the 90`s on a show and he was a complete jerk. He should not call himself a comedian.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 3:21 pm
    Your freedoms end where my feelings begin.
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7700 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 4:31 pm
    F*** the courts and these sh*tty rulings. Laws made by lawyers to make themselves even more money. In the UK, law has just been passed to allow soldiers families the right to sue if they get killed. You`re a f***king soldier, that`s what you do.
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    McTabbin Male 18-29
    88 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 4:38 pm
    This is setting a dangerous precedent; if hecklers are awarded damages for monetary gains for every comedian comes on to do their sets - even if two wrongs don`t make a right...

    Then it won`t be long before our favourite comedic clubs goes out of businesses, and we`ll be getting the last laugh watching comedy at home on tv with 15 minutes of commericals.

    Why are people so hell-bent on making our time on this planet the most depressing place to live? Dammit.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30820 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 4:39 pm
    Typical Canadian thing: political correctness runs amok, peoples lives are ruined, liberals are happy!

    He mentions MacLean & MacLean, a comedy duo (brothers) who actually went to jail for saying the word c u n t in their act! Among other filthy words :-) They were very funny!

    @KtySpix: The incident itself was 6 years ago! These things drag on for eternity...
    The interview (audio) is from 2 years ago, but the story of his loss in the high courts is new.

    Off to the Supreme Court Of Canada they go!!
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    Nerd_Rage Male 18-29
    425 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm
    Don`t you guys have Freedom of Speech in Canada ??

    If them bitches were heckling then they got what they deserved.
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    Runemang Male 30-39
    2676 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 5:42 pm
    Wait, a comic was fined for insulting people? wtf.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30820 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 6:03 pm
    @Nerd_Rage: Nope! NO 1st Amendment here! We Canadians lack many rights y`all take for granted...

    Every Province has various "review boards" which are appointed by politicians to... make people`s lives miserable!
    In the "name of" combating racism, sexism, genderism... you name it! They fish for victims and find ways to "prove their usefulness".

    It`s dreadful! This fellow`s life has been put through a meat grinder, and there`s 100s if not 1,000s more stories just like his.

    It`s all about liberals and lawyers...
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    maggierose78 Female 18-29
    688 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 6:57 pm
    Shoot, if Comedians/Actors/Celebrities/ETC could be fined in the United States for insulting people, then America wouldn`t have a national debt and for the first time we`d have a surplus in cash in the bank.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 8:00 pm
    Liberals ruin everything they touch.
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    PTPete Female 30-39
    1236 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm
    So if I go to a Celine Dion concert in Canada & find her music horribly offensive, I can sue her for $15,000?? OMG! Canada IS quite beautiful this time of year...
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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 8:39 pm
    Lenny Bruce died for our comedy sins. George Carlin explained the original dirty words. We have new dirty words now, clit-likker, dyke, frikken morphodite fags, bum-slicken, finger-sticken, head bobbin, knobbin-gobbin....well you get the idea.
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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 8:51 pm
    More dirty words:
    NSA, TSA, PTA, "Hi, I`m gay",
    Lone Ranger, Drone Ranger
    (protect a stranger in danger)
    IRS, PBS, that guy in the office named Les
    Ed, Red, Fed, what grows behind the shed
    Masturbation, Incarceration, Fraternization,
    (brief elation, quasi-rehabilitation)

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    handimanner Male 60-69
    2095 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 8:52 pm
    (sound of wailing guitar)
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35640 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Overly sensitive politically correct litigious jerks.

    The Americanization of Canada.
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    Profworm Male 30-39
    350 posts
    June 25, 2013 at 11:44 pm
    "Lenny Bruce died for our comedy sins."

    Actually, it was a drug overdose.
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    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
    2103 posts
    June 26, 2013 at 12:31 am
    Canada is not ready for self-government.
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    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
    3441 posts
    June 26, 2013 at 4:59 am
    If you`re a white male, game-on! If you`re not, it might be a hate crime. Never sit in the front row of a stand-up performance. My brother did, ( at 50 years old) and wondered why he was getting picked on. I said, "Are You Stupid Er Sometin`?"
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    June 26, 2013 at 5:08 am
    You guys need to read @nettech98`s comment. This may have started on the stage, but what he was charged for happened after.

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