Net Snooping

This article made the hair stand up on the back of my neck. What freedoms will we ultimately be willing to trade for our safety?

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The Gulag Archipelago

This isn’t normal territory for this blog, but I thought this video was wonderful at conveying how I feel about the subject of torture and America. Waterboarding, rendition, imprisonment without trial, and the like simply aren’t consistent with what I always believed to be fundamental American values. I agree wholeheartedly with the gentlemen in the video who claim that our values didn’t change on 9/11 and that if we are silent we are complicit.

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