To keep a person ignorant is to place them in a cage.
I cannot be silent when facing these evils against women and children.
Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
I always turn to Frank O’Hara and David Berman’s ‘Actual Air,’ which came out in 1999. He’s a poet I haven’t tired of.
I’ve come out of a small jail and entered a bigger one.
There are very few well-adjusted people in my books. But I do think that’s normal. Because everyone does have their issues and hang-ups.
We don’t have sources who are dissidents on other sources. Should they come forward, that would be a tricky situation for us. But we’re presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up.
I never write about CIA conspiracies or the FBI or mafia or anything like that because I just don’t understand that world. But I think I do understand individual human harmfulness.
WikiLeaks is designed to make capitalism more free and ethical.
Every contemporary poet is a door to another poet.