December 9, 2006
I found a very good article about the slow erosion of civil and human rights in the United States, with the framework being laid for a Big Brother State, the suspension of all civil rights, and the installation of a Military Government, who overrides the basis of American Democracy.
The article talks about cancelling election, martial law, the Military and the Partiot Act.
Global Research Article
October 10, 2006
Again the cartoon controversy has started. This time, it wasn’t by a national newspaper, but by an anti-immigration party. I was pleased that this time the Danish PM condemned them instead of claiming it came under freedom of speech, a lame argument that has nothing to it. A lot of people feel that insulting others comes under freedom of speech, I wander if they’d feel the same if I took pictures of their dead parents or family members, and started mocking them.
It also seems that freedom of speech applies, but only when the West says so. If I was to say that I support Hizbullah and Hamas’ resistance to Israel, I would be turned into public enemy #1, and then put on the terrorist watch list, simply because the West considers them to be terrorists.
If I was to make fun out of the holocaust, something I have not done, and don’t intend to do, or criticized Israel, I would be attacked from all sides, and called an anti-semite. It seems in these cases, freedom of speech does not apply.
People don’t seem the understand that there is a boundary, after which freedom of speech becomes pure hatred, and an effort to raise tensions. It amazes me that people cannot express this right without insulting a billion+ people. If this continues, where people insult each other freely, you have to ask, what kind of society and “civilized” people are we, where we cannot express ourselves without insulting others??