Monday, March 27, 2006

Dying to be Free

Guillermo Fariñas Hernandez has literally taken up the mantle of Patrick Henry, who said: “Give me liberty, or give me death”. In fact, he’s been on a protracted hunger strike.

Our friend Apesnake spoke to this issue as well:
In a time where people are considered to be freedom fighters for blowing up their countrymen and for firing mortars at people who line up to express their democratic rights. There are real freedom fighters who have integrity and honor and are ignored as not newsworthy. They are not only newsworthy, they are an inspiration and a precious reminder of what humans are capable of when they try.
Go read the whole thing; and while you’re at it, check out this Blogburst.