links for 2011-02-13

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  • "What has been most needed — and most harmfully non-existent — is some minimal amount of intellectual honesty and consistency from America's conservatives, whose rhetoric of "limited government" and "individual rights" has translated into nothing other than lockstep support for ever-increasing government power and a highly authoritarian political mindset.  It is that dynamic that has marginalized civil liberties advocacy — and rendered civil liberties erosions inevitable — no matter which party is in control."