Tag: Magna Carta

Irony kills me

ckm has so many gems, I feel like going on a looting spree six days a week!  But this one especially broke my moral restraints:

Irony: A restored copy of the Magna Carta, one of four bearing the seal of King Edward I in 1297, will be put on display in Washington, D.C.

Apparently, “the rights of Man” are owned by a billionaire philanthropist and distributed across the empire.  That’s fucking sucking priceless.

Utopia 7: Civics Lesson


Power has to be insecure to be responsive.

There can be no daily democracy without daily citizenship.

Ralph Nader

McCain/Scalia/WSJ Rally to Support Tyranny, Torture at Guantanamo

“No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned or dispossessed, or outlawed, or banished, or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him, nor send upon him, except by the legal judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.” 1

“One of the worst decisions in the history of this country.” 2

“The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.” 3