"In the long run, as Milton once wrote, the winning side tends to be the one whose weapon is the truth.. As long as the alternate sources are there, the widespread recurrance of censorship and lies in the major media must be taken as a sign of the establishment's weakness, not its strength.
"It will be important to monitor whether the Internet remains free, both economically and politically. I believe that if it does, the American republic will be secure, despite challenges from above. Thus internet freedom is like a canary in the caverns of our modern mass society. It was indeed ominous when in December 2004 former CIA director George Tenet proclaimed: 'Access to networks like the World Wide Web might need to be limited to those who can show they can take security seriously.' That a former CIA director was proposing that the United States adopt the restrictive Web policies of China and Myanmar was barely mentioned in the mainstream U.S. press. But it was soon reported in fifteen hundred sources on Google, including sources in French, German, and Dutch." - Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9-11, 264-5.
"The legend is your cover story.. the lie that holds together long enough to let you slip away.." - Daniel Hopsicker