@JimMorgan's Declaration of Independence

#Opinion

Thu, Apr 29th, 2010 23:45 by capnasty NEWS

"Ubuntu is not really as grand a Linux distro as the propaganda leads us to believe," writes Jim Morgan, "but it did open my eyes to the issue of freedom. It forced me to consider my beliefs. As an American we chant freedom as some sort of mantra. We always talk about freedom but sometimes I wonder if we really know what it means. A big case in point for me is the fascist crap that goes on in the airports.

The Constitution guarantees us the right to be secure in our effects from unreasonable searches and yet we go to airports and submit to the humiliation and travesty being treated like a common criminal by a government official when we need to fly somewhere. Hey where is your search warrant Herr Obergruppenfuhrer?" (via openuniverse)

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