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Free speech before executive democratic power

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Submitted by Tom Grey (Slovakia), Nov 14, 2003 at 08:55

Great article about the greatest line in a great speech. How to help a country become democratic? Support free speech. Attempt some minimal enforcement of the UN Dec'l of Human Rights, especially art. 19 (speech) -- so that Iraqis can learn to hear, listen, and talk with others who disagree.

Sometimes a disagreement about ends, more often a disagreement about means; almost always a disagreement about basic assumptions and future expectations.
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