Wednesday, November 16, 2005

In the bad news column

...put word that Bread & Roses is only one of hundreds of charitable institutions forced to sign a loyalty oath promise that they don't support terrorists before getting United Way funding, under a little-noticed application of the Patriot Act. I agree with the perspective of the author, who writes,
The parallels between the anticommunist hysteria of the 1950s and the antiterrorist hysteria of today are, unfortunately, very real.
Let's not forget our civil liberties in our rush to obtain a sense of [false] security...

(via Young Philly Politics)


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