[extropy-chat] Tyranny in place
hkhenson at rogers.com
Tue Oct 3 14:44:36 UTC 2006
At 02:29 AM 10/3/2006 -0700, you wrote:
>On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 21:19 -0700, spike wrote:
> > Thanks Olga, this is indeed a strange and interesting case. The ACLU
> > defended the Nazis!
>The stand by the ACLU was very controversial at the time and the news
>reports of the time mentioned the internal strife that this caused the
>ACLU as an organization. There are differences between the positions
>that I hold and those of the ACLU but in general the stand of the ACLU
>improved my opinion of the organization. The ACLU is not perfect but
>they are useful on some issues.
And utterly useless on any issue that even remotely involves the
Also it eventually came out why the ACLU didn't support any of the tobacco
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