September 11, 2011
Who Really Hates Us for Our Freedom?

Here’s Rick Raznikov’s answer:

“Freedom” was not attacked on September 11, 2001. It was two towers in New York and, apparently, the Pentagon. It had nothing whatever to do with freedom.

On the other hand, America’s freedom has been under attack ever since, mostly by the U.S. government.

One does not defend freedom by wiping out amendments to the Bill of Rights, kidnapping citizens and holding them without trial, torturing thousands and holding them in prisons without habeas corpus, and conducting warrantless wiretapping and unrestricted electronic surveillance of an entire citizenry. That is how one attacks freedom.

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Posted by Jerome Doolittle at September 11, 2011 11:45 AM
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Amen, brother.

Posted by: knowdoubt on September 11, 2011 6:01 PM

I don't know. We have a lot of freedoms left. Freedom to hate. Freedom to fear. Freedom to obey. Freedom to grovel. Freedom to admire ourselves. Freedom to buy. Hey, we're Americans!

Posted by: Ptarmigan on September 12, 2011 2:49 PM
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