The Freeman's Burden:

To defend the principles of human liberty; to educate; to be vigilant against the ever expanding power of the state.

Thursday, April 21, 2005

Rice turns up the heat on Belarus

Secretary of State Condi Rice has met with Belarusian dissidents in Lithuania and sent a strong message about the totalitarian regime that runs that country and the Russians that support it. All this time I have been thinking that the Bush administration hadn't been paying any attention to what was going on in Belarus. Pressure is good, but ultimately it is up to the people of Belarus to throw off their oppressors the way that Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgystan have. Read more about Rice's comments here.


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