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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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I just finish reading a post at Smash Mouth Politics about a story that most likely has the rapt attention of more than a few folks, Israel about to do what the rest of the world refuses to do. It appears Israel … Continue reading
When I have time to take a break, I participate in email discussions during the day. Mostly, I just read; I do enough writing on my blog. What the others write will occasionally stir a thought, and I put that … Continue reading
When it does not get its way, we can always depend upon the news media to bellyache. Israel scrapped arrangements Monday to allow the first foreign reporters into the Gaza Strip since the military launched its offensive against Palestinian militants, … Continue reading
When I woke up this morning, I decided to see how the fighting in the Gaza Strip was going. The Israelis seem to be proceeding methodically. Israeli ground troops and tanks cut swaths through the Gaza Strip early Sunday, bisecting … Continue reading
UPDATE: The Israelis have started moving into Gaza. See here. Of late I have been exchanging comments on Mosquito Blog with Mac (see here) about the situation in the Gaza Strip. Mac wants peace. However, he left me mystified as … Continue reading