Monday, January 16, 2006
On Surveillence and Liberty
A speech from (of all people) Al Gore:
"Is our Congress today in more danger than were their predecessors when the British army was marching on the Capitol? Is the world more dangerous than when we faced an ideological enemy with tens of thousands of missiles poised to be launched against us and annihilate our country at a moment's notice? Is America in more danger now than when we faced worldwide fascism on the march-when our fathers fought and won two World Wars simultaneously?
It is simply an insult to those who came before us and sacrificed so much on our behalf to imply that we have more to be fearful of than they. Yet they faithfully protected our freedoms and now it is up to us to do the same."
Martin Luther King Day address
Jan. 16, 2006
Gore Assails Domestic Wiretapping Program
CBS News, Jan. 16, 2006
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