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Monthly Archives: July 2015
“Can’t you take a joke?” Charlie Hebdo, tolerance, and why the joke is on the West
Freedom of speech and the freedom of the press are considered important for a free society. Both of these freedoms support the common opinion that binds a society together. The freedom to philosophize is the source for these freedoms. Yet, … Continue reading
Posted in censorship, philosophy, privacy Tagged First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Islam, Philosophy, Satire, tolerance Comments Off on “Can’t you take a joke?” Charlie Hebdo, tolerance, and why the joke is on the West
Why is the Goddard Inquiry a threat to the Crown?
The inquiry threatens the UK regime’s very fabric. What the recent Cabinet Office documents indicate is that the powerful pedophile predators were known. The Crown knew about them. The police had files on them. The Home Office and the Cabinet … Continue reading
Police Surveillance: Are the Goddard Inquiry Survivor Groups a target?
Since 1968, the Police have used undercover tactics to infiltrate groups that posed what they considered a public order threat. Along the way, though, something went wrong. They began to put victims’ families under surveillance and infiltrate victim support groups. … Continue reading
Child Sexual Abuse: A consequence of an imperial system?
The long awaited inquiry into historical child sexual abuse has started. The Goddard Inquiry (Hereafter the Inquiry) will examine the extent to which institutions and organizations in England and Wales failed to protect children from Child Sexual Abuse (hereafter CSA). … Continue reading
Can the Goddard Inquiry succeed when civil servants hide the secrets?
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, also known as the Goddard Inquiry, has started in the UK. This long overdue Inquiry will “investigate whether public bodies and other non-state institutions have taken seriously their duty of care to protect … Continue reading
Posted in censorship, corruption, FOIA, Government Tagged Child sexual abuse, goddard inquiry, Sexual abuse 5 Comments
Oaths that define a political regime
All regimes have loyalty oaths for citizens and those who work for the regime. These oaths are important political symbols as they explain what the regime holds most dear. They explain clearly the basis for obedience. Such obedience is beyond … Continue reading
Posted in Government, justice, statesmanship Tagged corruption, Elizabeth II, hitler, loyalty, oaths, tyranny, United Kingdom 1 Comment
Libertarianism’s hidden shadow: Tyranny
For most people the word libertarian makes them think of liberty. Libertarians want to ensure individual freedom. At the same time, people will seek libertarianism as opposed to tyranny. Despite the surface belief, I argue that it hides a tyrannical … Continue reading
Posted in censorship, corruption, education, Government, justice, public opinion, republicanism Tagged Abraham Lincoln, Charles Colson, Gettysburg Address, Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King, Supreme Court of the United States, Thomas Aquinas, United States, United States Constitution Comments Off on Libertarianism’s hidden shadow: Tyranny