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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

From Chris Hedges:

"Is the Goldman Sachs commodity trader, who hoards futures of rice, wheat, corn, sugar and livestock to jack up prices on the global market, leaving poor people in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America to starve, any less morally repugnant than the drug trafficker? Are F-16 pilots who incinerate families in Raqqa morally distinct from jihadists who burn a captured Jordanian pilot in a cage? Is torture in one of our black sites or offshore penal colonies any less barbaric than torture at the hands of Islamic State? Are the decapitations of children by military drones any more defensible than decapitations of Egyptian laborers on a beach in Libya by self-described holy warriors?"

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  1. Think of the provisions of Bill C-51.
    Christopher Hedges would be breaking the law and jailed
    for expressing that opinion, and you as well for having repeated it.
    Meet the new Federal Government, same as the old Federal Government.