[FoRK] Another one bites the dust

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> on Wed Feb 27 11:10:17 PST 2008

On Feb 27, 2008, at 1:03 PM, Jeff Bone wrote:

> On Feb 27, 2008, at 11:09 AM, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:
>> I'm having a really hard time getting worked up over the quote.
> Even in context this quote is an example of some of the most  
> pernicious right-thinking of the last several decades, namely:   
> security needs justify any excess, any tyranny, etc.  At the end of  
> the day this may well be true, but this philosophy has been  
> egregiously abused over the years and is to blame for the rampant  
> fearmongering of the right.

Lastly, this offending paragraph is an example of the inconsistency I  
was referring to.  At various points Buckley would have appeared to  
have taken both sides of the question he poses.


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