"Our ideas about openness, tolerance and freedom must be lived on the offensive. Voluntary self-limitation gives those who fight against our values a confirmation in advance that we will not stand behind them."
- Klaus Wowereit, openly-Gay mayor of Berlin, in response to Deutsche Oper's decision to cancel a production of Mozart's Idomeneo over a scene which featured a depiction of Mohammed: "Opera cancels over Muhammad scene", Washington Times
Indifference to Facts Is Good Policy? - In a recent column, Walter Williams catalogspart of the long history -- pushing a century now -- of failed predictions and mendacity on the part of environ...
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