Tuesday, July 6, 2010
But from a libertarian point of view, I think limiting the distribution of food by a private group is an over-stepping of the powers of government. The fact that I doubt it is an effective means to the ends they are trying to reach is besides the point.in reference to: Restricting Food to Homeless Stirs Controversy - ABC News (view on Google Sidewiki)
But the federal government isn't doing it. It makes sense Arizona would take action to protect itself.in reference to: Hot Air » Feds to claim pre-emption in fight against AZ immigration-enforcement law (view on Google Sidewiki)
What is important is the lives of the men and womyn serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. What is important is that as a nation we are informed about the circumstances of the war they are fighting and the deaths they are dying. Hearing people make fun of Biden is great (again doesn't everyone make fun of Biden) but getting information about our troops is critical.
Thanks to Rolling Stone and the story by Hastings, that is going to be harder.
Just as the invention of the printing press transformed society, the internet's capacity for "an unlimited amount of zero-cost reproduction of any digital item by anyone who owns a computer" has removed the barrier to universal participation, and revealed that human beings would rather be creating and sharing than passively consuming what a privileged elite think they should watch