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  •  It's one of those ugly bits of reality (7+ / 0-)

    that Americans don't want to deal with:

      Tough on crime doesn't work. All it does is make us less free as a nation.

      Of course you could also include the whole War on Some Terror in that category of failure and a threat to our freedoms.

    "The people have only as much liberty as they have the intelligence to want & the courage to take." - Emma Goldman

    by gjohnsit on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 05:56:51 AM PDT

    •  Yes, the scope can be expanded (1+ / 0-)
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      And we can talk about kinds of unfair imprisonment and rights violations occurring as part of the War on Terror. Really anything within a country mile of any kind of detainment facility is bad news in the United States.

      "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." -Albert Einstein

      by Kazmarov on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 07:42:35 AM PDT

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