“to make sure he does not end up behind bars.., Putin does not leave himself any maneuvers except to stay in power until his death. So his behavior looks like madness, but in fact it’s a cold strategy for life-long despotism.” – BORIS NEMTSOV, Russian Opposition Leader, assasinated in MOSCOW 2 hours ago http://ift.tt/1ax9hcA
“Ukraine ..overthrew a thieving president. Oh so you dared to get out onto the street..? Ukraine needs to be punished for it to make sure that no Russian would gets these thoughts.” – Boris Nemtsov, speaking out against Russias war with Ukraine. He planned to lead a protest march in Moscov on sunday. He was shot dead today in Moscov
“‘utility’ ..always involves the assertion of utility as meaning (..a man who ..owns a Land Rover does not ..lead a no-nonsense, ‘down-to-earth’ life. He owns such a car in order to signal that he leads his life under the sign of a no-nonsense ..attitude.” – Slavoj Zizek on the ‘no-nonsense’ nonsense of Land Rover drivers
“The more the signifier is disaffected, ..purified, the more it imposes itself in the ..form of ….the globalization of the market.” – Jacques-Alain Miller
“the government uses information..from snooping on you,.. in a [court] case you have brought,” Logan said. “This.. violates an age-old principle of English law ..that the correspondence between a person + their lawyer is confidential.” – In the U.S., the NSA has also been caught spying on lawyers. Earlier this year, the agency was forced to reassure attorneys
British Spies Are Free to Target Lawyers and Journalists
“allowing police officers to confiscate any personal possessions in Ft. Lauderdale..” – To make it illegal for homeless people to have possessions in public [they are] allowing police officers to confiscate any personal possessions they find after 24 hours [and] making it illegal to sleep in public.