Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for March 14, 2013
Enjoy this Classic Tom the Dancing Bug Every Thursday Panels from the annals of the Tom the Dancing Bug archive Check back every Friday for a fresh, brand new Tom the Dancing Bug! Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling The Noble History of the Free Speech Zone Third In A Series of Instructional Comics On Our Bill of Rights Philadelphia 1789 Man #1: ...and among the freedoms I list in this "BILL OF RIGHTS" is the right to FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Man #1: Hear, hear! But surely one cannot speak FREELY wherever one WANTS! Man #1: Gracious, NO! CONTROVERSIAL speech must be confined to small, fenced-in areas, ringed by barbed wire in unpopulated locations. Man #2: Of course! Man #3: Obviously! Man: I move that we include that restriction in the text of the First Amendment! Man #1: NO NEED. Our descendants will certainly know that it is IMPLIED in the text. Man #2: I disagree! Man #1: And it is your American right, nay DUTY, to express such dissent! Gentlemen! Man #2: Hey! Man: Uh...as I was saying...limitations on the right to free speech should be... AND SO... The free speech zone has become a cherished cornerstone in the American tradition of protest for change. Martin Luther King Jr.: I have a dream! The End NEXT Wonderful new FREE RELIGION ZONES are created, where non-Christian Americans can worship, live and work! Please report to designated train stations for free transportation.
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