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  There are two great powers….and they’ve been fighting since time began….Every little increase in human freedom has been fought over ferociously between those who want us to know more and be wiser and stronger, and those who want us to obey and be humble and submit.

tagged: religion, liberty, freedom, knowledge
  —Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials.

“looks an awful lot like a political assassination”

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

I was interested to read this review of the new documentary, ‘Client 9′, about the Eliot Spitzer takedown. The reviewer, O’Hehir, describes it as, “an act that in retrospect looks an awful lot like a political assassination.” Ya think? “Politician caught with pants down” and “White knight has feet of clay” are stories we’re all […]


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