Archive for October, 2012

Greenwald on free speech restrictions

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Throughout history, it has often been the case that today's "hate speech" becomes tomorrow's enlightenment. Today's "incitement" becomes tomorrow's righteous subversion of unjust authority and flawed orthodoxies. Add to all that the ignoble tendency to object to—or even recognize the existence of—repression only when it affects one directly...and it's clear that ...

Quote of the day

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Chris Floyd on Obama's beloved Pakistan drone program: [W]hen you vote for one of the factions in the imperial power bloc—Democrat or Republican—this is what you are supporting. You are empowering, enabling and associating yourself with an extremist regime that visits bin Laden-like terror on innocent people, day after day, night ...