A right is not what someone gives you;
it’s what no one can take from you.
– Ramsey Clark, U. S. Attorney General, New York Times, 2 October 1977
Posted by kazvorpal on July 16, 2010 in Politics
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“My country, right or wrong,” is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, “My mother, drunk or sober”.
– G. K. Chesterton, A Defence of Patriotism
How, Exactly, Are They Defending Our Freedom?
Posted by kazvorpal on August 21, 2009 in Foreign Policy, Politics
Tags: america, free speech, freedom of expression, liberty, nationalism, patiotism, patriot, patriots, right, treason, wrong
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