Archive for December 3rd, 2008

Lies, Damn Lies, and Government Lies—Or Do I Repeat Myself? »

All governments thrive on lies. We might even say that apart from weapons and men cruel enough to wield them on behalf of the rulers, lies are a government’s most essential resource. Opponents of the state may be powerless in nearly every way, but so long as they are free to speak the truth, the rulers...
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