How can any society claim to be "free" when the state can go through your private, often commercially sensitive, informations every time you cross a border in the US? How can any society make a claim to be "free" when many states do not permit women to have control over their own bodies?
The US these days has less freedom than Russia.
For one thing GOA have a website that requires Flash in order to work, breaking the first rule of the web: accessiblity.
To my fellow website implementors: if you must have Flash on your website, for zod's sake don't make it obligatory; make sure you have a pure-HTML version as well or you will be losing my (and others') business
I must admit I didn't know it was as bad as this, but it seems the Bush administration is just as bad at fudging facts domestically as in its foreign policy.
Delegates, I believe in grassroots democracy. It's the new type of politics the Australian people are calling for.
I don't want people campaigning for better community services. I want them running them getting involved in their local community and having their say.
When I first got interested in politics 30 years ago, it was an honoured profession. This was the noble ideal of public life a life lived in the service of others.
john howard, the prime minister of australia, is a fool if he thinks that australians can be as easily swayed by the smoke/mirror/disinformation tactics so successfully employed by the US government on its own people.
from the article:
Mr Howard said the victory in Iraq had made the world a little safer from terrorism[...]
i just read this post on K5, which is just pretty much how i feel about the US, iraq and US imperialism. i don't normally repost other's writings, but damnit i will this time:
America: dream or dreamer? (none / 0) (#723)
by decmalone on Mon Mar 31st, 2003 at 07:52:46 PM EST
1. Is the Iraqi military justified?
When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. -- Kim Hubbard