Wednesday, August 7, 2013

From The Land Of The Free And The Home Of The Brave

Somehow I don't think our 'friends' to the south have anything to teach us about civil society and democratic rights, although I can't help but think that much of this footage would gladden the dark chambers of the Harperite heart:






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  1. For Reformers it's akin to watching some violent contact sport on television. They're not satisfied with some simple warning or non-resisted arrest of some hapless bystander watching some political protest. They hunger for some violent takedown with clubs flailing, boots kicking and perhaps even guns emptied.

    An endless supply of such sentiments provided by depraved individuals in media discussion blogs bears witness to this...

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    1. They do rather dislike perspectives that differ from their own, don't they, Rene. But the kind of uniformity in thinking that they crave is not the kind of society I care to be a part of.

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  2. The authoritarian mind is a closed mind, Lorne.

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    1. For such minds, Owen, I guess life is so much simpler when everything is either black or white.

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