Re: gnash vs. flash
> There is a quote, which I can't find now, which approximately says,
> "Excess in defense of liberty is not excess." Said by a Republican...
"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you
also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
Said by Barry Goldwater, a very different type of Republican from the
current crop of loons: an actual conservative (with strong libertarian
leanings). He was an opponent of the religious right.
> ...definitely not a fellow traveler of RMS.
You might be surprised. He would not agree with most of RMS's very
conventional liberal politics, but he might very well have approved of