Venezuela: El Presidente Removes “Anti-Chavez” TV Channel

26 01 2010

“The test of democracy is freedom of criticism.” ~ David Ben-Gurion

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Hawaii: Same-Sex Unions Law Moves Forward

23 01 2010

“I do not believe the government should be in the business of telling us who we can, and can’t marry.” ~ Michael Bloomberg, NYC Mayor





USA Supreme Court Ruling: Ban on Group Political Action Unconstitutional

22 01 2010

“Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” ~ First Amendment to the United States Constitution

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USA: Sanctions on Iran Needed, Likely to Fail

12 01 2010

“’Theocracy’ has always been the synonym for a bleak and narrow, if not a fierce and blood-stained tyranny” ~ William Archer





Miep Gies Dead at 100

11 01 2010

“I further foresaw, that if I would not help, my conscience, later, would torture me.” ~ Miep Gies





Obama Effigy “Strung-Up” in Jimmy Carter’s Hometown

4 01 2010

“Try to imagine a Shakespeare beset by fundamentalism, or a Goethe trying to work with the Ku Klux Klan roaring under his door.” ~ Henry Louis Mencken





Ahmadinejad Blames West for Bloody Protests

31 12 2009

“Give me Liberty, or give me death.” ~ Patrick Henry