What Fresh Hell Is This?

May 18, 2006

Via Attytood: What We've Become

On the one hand there's Patrick Henry, founding father, first Governor of Virginia, quoted 42 years after the fact, saying to the Virginia House of Burgesses:
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
Then there's Senator Pat Roberts, the man who buried the investigation into the Bush regime's manipulation of pre-war intelligence saying today:
"You have no civil liberties if you are dead."
Go read this at attytood. He has pictures and everything

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