Archive for the tag "United States"
Bad Apples? or Bad Apple Tree? When will they get it? Or do they get it and try to hide the truth about the Afghanistan photos before anyone notices they’ve got it? First the disclaimer: To gloatingly photograph yourself with a slain enemy (whether self-slaughtered or not) is obscene, but then if the entire situation [...]
Posted: 19 April, 2012 in Australian Values, legal, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: Afghanistan, australia, Australian Politics, Australian Values, diplomacy, diplomat, government, military, NATO, panetta, photos, politics, United States, US military, war
GetUp needs 100,000 signatures for its Wikileaks petition before its ad goes in the NY Times. If you wanted to do something about Julian Assange this can be it
Posted: 15 December, 2010 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, legal, Life, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: activism, advertising, Assange, Australian legal values, Australian Values, GetUp, justice, law, legal, legal values, New York Times, nyt, United States, US, USA, WikiLeaks
Sir Roger’s readers are impatient to hear what Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father of the American experiment would have said about the Wikileaks matter.
Posted: 6 December, 2010 in History, Literature, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: American constitution, cablegate, Constitution of the United States, Declaration of Independence, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, founding fathers, government, independence, Jefferson, liberty, political values, politics, resistance, Thomas Jefferson, tyranny, United States, US Politics, values, we the people, WikiLeaks
What has changed, what the fuss is really about, is that the US Government has lost the most precious protection of a professional liar: plausible deniability.
Posted: 5 December, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Internet, Iraq, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: Assange, Burns, cablegate, Clinton, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, government, Hillary Clinton, Hunter S. Thompson, Julian Assange, leak, leaking, leaks, political leaks, political values, politics, power, privilege, Robbie Burns, rule, United States, US, USA, values, WikiLeaks
Here’s what Jefferson, 3rd President of the USA, principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Founding Father, said about religion in a letter to Adams:
Posted: 20 August, 2010 in Culture, History, Literature, politics and government, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: Adams, America, American history, B-grade, bigotry, chainsaaw, christian, christian nation, christianity, clergy, History, Jefferson, Jupiter, Madison, Minerva, Palin, persecution, politics, POTUS, president, President of the United States, Religion, religious values, serial killer, superstition, United States, USA, values