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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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It is a quiet, sunny morning. Cold outside, but a long soaking rain has passed. On a holiday, I can sit in the basement in front of my computer, and I can listen as my lady works in the kitchen. … Continue reading
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While we focus on our glorious leader’s follies (Syria’s poison gas, for example), the power grab continues. Unless we can pressure Congress to stand and fight, the thieves we have elected will permanently cripple our republic. They will teach our … Continue reading
No set of words ever fully explains a concept. Even stories, powerful as they may be, fail to communicate something. So we must contemplate what we hear and compare and contrast what we learn with what we believe to be … Continue reading
In Why Do We Fear a Constitutional Convention?, aurorawatcherak deals with an important issue. Why is it important? We are at a point in our history where the ballot box no longer works. It especially doesn’t work if you’re a conservative because … Continue reading