Saturday, February 19, 2005

LRC picks
The myth of democratic peace
On September 11, 2001, the 350-year experiment with the modern nation-state ended in failure...
Commonweal and Joe Sobran on why pro-Iraq war RCs are wrong
In the case of the latest Iraq war, some Catholics have argued that the decision to wage war belongs to “competent civil authorities,” and — by implication, at least — that once they make the fatal decision, the rest of us must obey. And also refrain from opposing them, it seems. Apparently this falls under the expansive heading of “the things that are Caesar’s.”
More like the discredited Nuremberg defence: I vas chust followingk orders!

ChoicePoint: they’ve got your number
Like the now-retired Home Secretary David Blunkett’s ‘security’ ideas only worse

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