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Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of liberty is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is a history of the limitation of governmental power, not the increase of it. -- Woodrow Wilson, speech at New York Press Club (9 September 1912), in The papers of Woodrow Wilson, 25:124 (from here)
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In his post (referenced below), Doug Hagin notes the inconsistent manner with which the certain public officials “separate” church and state. I do wish the Liberal Democrats would actually read the First Amendment to the Constitution. Before you read Doug Hagin’s … Continue reading
We live in a rich nation. We have the most advance technologies. Nonetheless, we can only prolong our lives a bit, and sometimes, in spite of our best efforts, those we love still die unexpectedly. Thus, we have this sad … Continue reading
IS THE RECESSION OVER? What Do Virginia’s Blogs Say? At Bacon’s Rebellion, James A. Bacon predicts The Worst Is Yet to Come. Bacon observes that our region’s dependence upon Big Government will not help us, not when the Federal Government is … Continue reading
Periodically people complain about political conventions. What is the latest example? Brian Schoeneman of Common Sense provides us No good reason to make conventions more viable. As usual, we get a bunch of wimpy and whiny complaints. The table below summarizes Schoeneman’s complaints. Schoeneman’s … Continue reading
IS THE RECESSION OVER? What Did The News Media Say? In it Business Section, the Chicago Sun-Times reports unhappily, Recession over? Tell that to Illinoisans. The story begins. The Great Recession ended in June 2009, the National Bureau of Economic … Continue reading