September 24, 2007

Free Speech for Me But Not for Thee

Right, Mr. Bollinger?

Iranís judiciary has sealed off the offices of a popular news Web site critical of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejadís policies after journalists continued to update it despite official filtering, the Web site said.

Meanwhile, ...

Sure we'd invite Hitler to speak, says Columbia dean

Because like Churchill said, "to jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war." Unless, of course, you grasp of reality is capable of advancing beyond such limited dichotomies to deal with, say, Hitler's policy of burn-burn the Jew-Jew, the Taliban's policy of kill-kill the little girls who want to learn to read, or al Qaeda's policy of boom-boom for anyone not sufficiently submissive to their will.

FYI, the quote from Churchill is inexact as it was taken from untranscibed conversations in 1954, and pretty clearly must have been taken out of context given Churchill's experiences in the 1930s. But I digress.

Posted by Charles Austin at September 24, 2007 01:55 PM
Comments

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Posted by: Peter at 09:33 PM

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Posted by: Andrea Harris at 07:07 PM

the patriot act is a danger to all of our liberties.......GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH!

I'm a moron, by the way.

Posted by: Traci at 10:14 PM

the patriot act is a danger to all of our liberties.......GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH!

I'm still a moron!

Posted by: Traci at 10:16 PM

Oh for Christ's sakes. IP banned.

Posted by: Andrea Harris at 12:17 PM