People who make inflamitory remarks like reported in the following article should be in jail, even if their remarks are just a publicity stunt to keep their names in the spotlight. They may not intend on following through with harmful actions, but their words and their influence could incite the flames of action in sick minds of those who listen and share their beliefs.
"Grand Rapids, Michigan (CNN) -- Ted Nugent should be arrested.
Not because he doesn't like Barack Obama but because he got up in front of a group of people and insinuated he would attempt to assassinate Obama if he's re-elected. Or let's put it this way: A man with a truckload of guns has threatened the life of our president while the country's at war.
Nugent's words were: "If Barack Obama is elected, I'll either be dead or in jail this time next year," which sounds to me like he's open to directing his disapproval of Obama in a way that is violent and unlawful. When you see that statement next to Nugent comparing Obama and his colleagues to coyotes that needed to be shot, as well as the need to "ride into that battlefield and chop their heads off in November," I don't see how that rant cannot be looked upon as a threat on the president's life. "