I feel sorry for Geert Wilders, but I also know how he feels having his country over run by a group with different ideals and motives than those that are ingrained in the fabric of a culture. Kinda like Progressives taking over America, and he gets the same treatment as anyone who speaks out against the current state of affairs in the USA. If progressives keep complete control of our government, we can expect new censorship laws to go into effect that will bring stiff penalties.
We already have a government that makes no bones about walking all over your rights. We have 4th Amendment violations left and right with the new breed of militarized police who think they can do whatever they want.
So what is Mr. Wilders crime?
Geert Wilders the Dutch anti-Islam politician went on trial Monday for alleged hate speech, even as his popularity and influence in the Netherlands are near all time highs. Prosecutors say Wilders incited hatred against Muslims with remarks comparing Islam to Nazi ism and by calling for a ban on the Quran. Over the last 20 years or so, Muslims have taken over many seats in the Dutch Parliament, and are working in every facet of Dutch bureaucracy, which if you know anything about Holland - it's pretty extensive.
Wilders argues he has a right to freedom of speech and his remarks were within the bounds of the law. If convicted, he faces up to a year in prison.
What will become of our right to free speech, as guaranteed by the 1st Amendment if Progressives keep control?