“If East Germany can do it, we can do it!” — Joe Miller
Yes, Republican candidate for Senate Joe Miller actually spoke those words yesterday, asking his audience in Alaska why America can’t build its own Berlin Wall.
There are two aspects to Joe Miller’s admiration of East Germany and its very special border fence [...]
In 2005, Irregular Times responded to the Bush administration’s plans for lifetime detention without criminal charges or trial, writing an essay calling George W. Bush “The Quiet Dictator”:
It was revealed this week that the Bush Administration is planning to keep people as prisoners for their entire lives, even though there is no evidence that [...]
The FIJI Water Company acknowledges the accusations of anti-democratic activities without logically addressing them. It merely offers an assertion that their business does not legitimize the military junta of Fiji, without giving any reason to believe that assertion. I understand that the FIJI Water Company isn’t about to stop selling water from Fiji. However, there is no reason for the American people to keep on drinking Fiji Water. [...]