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January 25, 2006

Sticks and Stones and Suicide Bombers

by Robert

Matt Welch has a good essay up at Reason

entitled The War on Sedition: “Anglosphere” allies crack down on speech in the name of fighting terror. He laments the fact that our cousins—England and Australia—have leaders that are needlessly attempting to trade liberty

for security. The following quote especially ‘spoke’ to me:

“We need not to worry so much about the loudmouths,” the former Conservative cabinet member and current Lord Douglas Hurd told reporters, sounding very much like an American, “as about the quiet acts of buy cialis proffessional online subversion viagra canada and training by dangerous people, up and down the country, who on the whole keep their mouths shut.”

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