McGovern Assaulted as Clinton Addresses Foreign Tyranny over Free Speech

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton berated foreign governments for attacking free speech, Ray McGovern turned his back on her in peaceful protest.  He was assaulted and arrested.

At Clinton Speech: Veteran Bloodied, Bruised
and Arrested for Standing Silently

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday condemning governments that arrest protestors and do not allow free expression, 71-year-old Ray McGovern was grabbed from the audience….

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Here is the video, which I hope is all over the web by now.  It shows the incident that is in stark contrast to constitutional rights, namely the 1st Amendment.  The hypocrisy is simply beyond words.  I think the lesson here is that our government is loyal only to their agenda, and most disturbing is that our natural and constitutional rights no longer fit within its framework.  The time for believing our politicians while espousing their rhetoric is over.  We must now judge for ourselves whether their actions speak louder than their words. Please share this to all you know, for it paints a deadly serious picture for the future of civil liberties in America.  The question to ask yourself is if you want your children to live in a country that violently assaults the very rights it claims to be built upon.


About Jeremiah Dow
I have a B.S. in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a minor in Economics. I finished school in 2010 and am currently working on independent research in various areas including political and economic philosophy, government, and history. I am also currently looking for work in research, particularly the social sciences dealing with public policy work. I aspire to a top-level graduate institution, but would first prefer some professional research experience. Some of my primary influences are Ayn Rand, Noam Chomsky, and Howard Zinn among others.

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