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Keeping America Safe AND Free

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October 15, 2009

Salon’s Glenn Greenwald pointed out an interesting coincidence today. He writes:

The ACLU has long had as its motto for its National Security Project: “Keep America Safe and Free.” Here is their new logo:


Liz Cheney and Bill Kristol just created a new organization…Its name is Keep America Safe and this is its logo:


It’s as though they took the ACLU’s logo and wrote the “Free” out of it, depicting America as nothing more than a single-minded, fear-based Security State.

The ACLU is committed to keeping American safe and free. We reject the false notion that there is a trade-off between liberty and security; we must stand by the values that make America “America” at all times.