John Pilger, LewRockwell.com, Aug 7 ’05
The Rise of the Democratic Police State
About New York Times war hawk Thomas Friedman. Also about Prime Minister Tony Blair’s crack-down on freedom in Britain.
Friedman wants a “War of Ideas report” which names those who try to understand and explain, for example, why London was bombed. These are “excuse makers” who “deserve to be exposed.”
…The other day Blair said, “We are not having any of this nonsense about [the bombings having anything] to do with what the British are doing in Iraq or Afghanistan, or support for Israel, or support for America, or any of the rest of it.