Archive | May 31, 2010

New Yorker’s Disgraceful Embrace of Government Coverups

from a New Yorker article on Wikileaks’ heroic Julian Paul Assange – “But, unlike authoritarian regimes, democratic governments hold secrets largely because citizens agree that they should, in order to protect legitimate policy.” This is one of the biggest crocks in modern history. Wikileaks is doing more to promote self-government than the vast majority of […]

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Memorial Day: Scourge the Lying Politicians…

This Memorial Day, the media is doing its usual sacralizing of war. Instead, this should be a day for the ritualized scourging of politicians. During the last 60 years, their lies have resulted in the unnecessary deaths of almost a hundred thousand American soldiers and millions of foreigners. And yet, people still get teary-eyed when […]

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