The Leak That Made America

Well, no surprises in the Iowa caucus. Gingrich, Bachman and Perry beat themselves into irrelevance and the voters remain undecided whether their priority is to be impoverished by Wall Street wh*res like Mitt Romney or burned at the stake by puritanical simpletons like Rich Santorum. If the Democratic Party’s Achilles heel is a lack of conviction and willingness to fight for its stated beliefs, the Republican Party’s fatal flaw is its love of stupidity.

But that’s just us, the electorate. Supposedly the great education and ethical commitment of professional functionaries should mitigate against the creeping culture of mediocrity that’s overtaken American culture in the last 50 years. Does it really, though? For example, do the judges deciding the fate of Bradley Manning have clue # 1 that their nation’s very founding legal principle owes its existence to a state department leak in 1773? Do any of them remember the Hutchinson Letters Affair?

Benjamin Franklin
Bradley Manning
Complacency

On the face of it, the late 18th century should, by all rights, have represented a gratifying period of peace and contentment within the British Empire.  The vicious civil wars that marked the 17th century had finally been resolved with the decisive defeat of the Jacobite rebellion in 1745.  A remarkably stable political settlement had been achieved which conclusively destroyed the arbitrary power of absolute monarchy.

The rest of this highly classified episode of Americana may be decrypted at Dystopia Diaries

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  • Theman

    Disinfo, official rag for domestic terrorist fags.Enjoy Guantanamo bitches.

  • Theman

    Disinfo, official rag for domestic terrorist fags.Enjoy Guantanamo bitches.

    • Anarchy Pony

      Go blow it out your ass, fascist.

  • Paul Oliver

    Thank You Liam for pointing out some valid points. We really need to get these “terrorists” out of Washington and the White House. People really need to start looking into our history and learn from it. 
    Great Post!

  • Paul Oliver

    Thank You Liam for pointing out some valid points. We really need to get these “terrorists” out of Washington and the White House. People really need to start looking into our history and learn from it. 
    Great Post!

  • EyeoftheAxis

    He Man licks his lips and thinks of Jesus, all bloody and beaten, half naked and nailed to the cross,… he gets an erection. He Man makes a Google search for ass rape torture, and ends up shooting his splooge in the comments. Disturbing lulz… but at least he’s out of the closet now. Probably wants to scrub the hard drive so no one will know.

    • Michael

      Why, just why? 

      • EyeoftheAxis

        Due to my own experience as a kid with fundamentalist torture camps and indefinite detention, I already know that most right wingers would LOVE to see me in tortured in Gitmo for not serving in the Lords Army, or for thought sins against humanity. — “Go blow it out your ass, fascist”. is more direct, but I don’t bother speaking directly to them. I didn’t intend to creep out Disinfo readers but shit happens, My bad, I’ll shut up now.

        • Andrew

          Never let creeping out Disinfo readers stop you.

        • Anarchy Pony

          Well generally one should maintain a policy of not feeding the trolls, but hey, fuck the trolls.

  • EyeoftheAxis

    He Man licks his lips and thinks of Jesus, all bloody and beaten, half naked and nailed to the cross,… he gets an erection. He Man makes a Google search for ass rape torture, and ends up shooting his splooge in the comments. Disturbing lulz… but at least he’s out of the closet now. Probably wants to scrub the hard drive so no one will know.

  • http://twitter.com/edwardjackc Edward Jack

    RON PAUL ! 

    • Jack D

      No shit right. 

      Let’s get some real change up in this bitch! 

  • http://twitter.com/edwardjackc Edward Jack

    RON PAUL ! 

  • Jack D

    No shit right. 

    Let’s get some real change up in this bitch! 

  • Michael

    Why, just why? 

  • Michael

    Why, just why? 

  • Anarchy Pony

    Go blow it out your ass, fascist.

  • EyeoftheAxis

    Due to my own experience as a kid with fundamentalist torture camps and indefinite detention, I already know that most right wingers would LOVE to see me in tortured in Gitmo for not serving in the Lords Army, or for thought sins against humanity. — “Go blow it out your ass, fascist”. is more direct, but I don’t bother speaking directly to them. I didn’t intend to creep out Disinfo readers but shit happens, My bad, I’ll shut up now.

  • Andrew

    Never let creeping out Disinfo readers stop you.

  • Anarchy Pony

    Well generally one should maintain a policy of not feeding the trolls, but hey, fuck the trolls.

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