Sunday, August 18, 2013

Freedoms? What Freedoms?

For anyone still under the illusion that our rights and freedoms are sacred trusts protected by our democracies, you might want to read this little item, the beginning of what I suspect will be a very long period of payback for Glenn Greenwald's act of bringing Edward Snowden's inconvenient truths to the world's attention.

H/t Min Reyes


  1. Lorne, how did old farts like us develop these insurrectionist instincts? Aren't we supposed to be lawn bowling?

    1. I don't much care for sports, Mound; much prefer poems like Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night. Perhaps it is time we formed a group called LOOP (league Of Old Persons) to corral the political excesses around us? Honourary memberships would be available for those under the age threshold, as long as they passed a stringent attitude test.