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Tag Archives: United States Constitution
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
If the NSA suppresses political dissent, why are they so bad at it?
I came across Barry Eisler’s post Motive, Means, and Opportunity: Why NSA Secrecy Should Worry Us All and I thought he would explain why secrecy was bad for a liberal democracy. Although he never discussed this issue, he did make … Continue reading
Posted in censorship, Government, justice, philosophy Tagged Barry Eisler, Baruch Spinoza, Glenn Greenwald, National Security Agency, NSA, political dissent, Project Shamrock, United States, United States Constitution Comments Off on If the NSA suppresses political dissent, why are they so bad at it?