Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn

English lawyer, politician and judge.
A ''just war'' is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.More Alexander Cockburn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A "just war" is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.More Alexander Cockburn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict itMore Alexander Cockburn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No one believes for a moment the embargo will prompt the Iraqi people to rise against Saddam Hussein.More Alexander Cockburn quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The travel writer seeks the world we have lost --the lost valleys of the imagination.More Alexander Cockburn quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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