“Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. Every concept that can ever be needed, will be expressed by exactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten.” – George Orwell, 1984
- Adam Serwer: Why Obama should veto the Defense Authorization — and why he might not
- Mother Jones: The Nitty Gritty on the NDAA
- Adam Serwer: The Defense Bill Passed. So What Does It Do?
- Al Franken: Congress will, for the first time in 60 years, authorize the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without charge or trial…