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Critical thinking is a precursor for freedom

When men yield up the exclusive privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.

-Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776)

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I feel that my enemy is anyone who would, given the power to do so, restrict individual liberty, and this includes all officials, law officers, army sergeants, communists, Catholics, and the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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Benjamin Franklin would oppose Obama

It is said that a civilization that does not learn from history is doomed to make the same mistakes over and over again. We see this happening today before our own very eyes. 1,764 more words

How the national-security state perpetuates itself (and why it should be dismantled)

ENGENDERING CRISES TO JUSTIFY THE NATIONAL SECURITY STATE

by Jacob G. Hornberger

April 22, 2014

The latest issue of Time magazine, one of the very models of the mainstream press, says it all: “NATO’s Back in Business, Thanks to Russia’s Threat to Ukraine.” The basic theme of the article is that we should be thankful that NATO didn’t go out of business when the Cold War ended. 106 more words

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