A Letter To Barack Obama From A 95 Year Old World War 2 Veteran

A letter to Barack Obama from a 95 year old World War 2 veteran is causing quite a stir all over the Internet.  The name of the retired U.S. navy vet is Harold Estes, and KITV has confirmed that he did indeed write the letter.  Apparently someone in Florida sent it to Congress.org and ultimately it ended up getting out and spreading all over the Internet.  Estes reports that he has received about 1,000 calls about the letter and that the vast majority of them have been overwhelmingly supportive. (Read More...)

It’s Official: A Majority Of Americans Would Give Up Liberty In Order To Be Safe From Terrorism

Giving Up Liberty For Security“They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.”
-Benjamin Franklin
 
It is now official.  A majority of Americans are willing to give up liberty in order to be safer from terrorism.  A stunning new McClatchy-Ipsos poll has found that 51 percent of Americans agree with this statement: “it is necessary to give up some civil liberties in order to make the country safe from terrorism.” (Read More...)