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Jul 30, 2009 9:41 pm

Who Said This

"Tolerate injustice or end it. When it’s all said and done, those are the only two choices we have." (click on read more for answer)

Anthony D. Romero current Executive Director of the ACLU.

When I was a teenager one of my favortite programs was the Firing Line Debates hosted by William F. Buckley. The only time I ever disagreed with him was on the question of whether the ACLU did more harm than good. Now, I know that the ACLU is a far from perfect organization. But I firmly believe they do far more good (see here) than harm and I offer the above quote as a part of my justification for that position.

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David T. Beito - 7/31/2009

Despite its problems, I've always had a soft spot for the ACLU. When Carter imposed draft registration, the Minnesota libertarians worked closely with them and always found them to be sensible. In fact, the local head of ACLU warned against working with the hard-left organizations on campus, warning that they could not be trusted. He also very much wanted to recruit conservatives who were anti-draft.

pacific_waters - 7/30/2009

Nice words but the proof is in what he construes to be injustice