24 December 2014

Quote of the Day

If we render our torturers superior to the political institutions of the government, and if we render the police superior to the civil power of elected officials, then we essentially have empowered independent standing armies to conduct our wars and enforce our laws, and self-government descends into bloody farce.
Charlie Pierce
He is taking about how our torturers and our police demand to operate with impunity.


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