Let him combat for that of his neighbours.
Let him think of the glories of Greece and of Rome,
And get knocked on the head for his labours.
To do good for mankind is the chivalrous plan
And is always so nobly requited;
So battle for freedom wherever you can,
And if not shot or hanged, you'll get knighted.
Butch and I battle on in our own way for freedom, on the blogosphere. There is still "freedom to fight for at home", although anti-freedom forces are hard at work, more so I think in the UK rather than NZ. However, the blogosphere has an international reach that Adlai Stevenson may have had in mind when he said: "The first principle of a free society is an untrammelled flow of words in an open forum. "