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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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H/T to boudicabpi. See Military Punishes Soldier for Serving Chick-fil-A. Please think about the absurdity. Here is a guy celebrating a promotion. So what happens when the Obama administration’s political officers hear he has said and done something politically incorrect? A U.S. … Continue reading
On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul filibustered. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, both dependable RINOs, slammed Paul’s filibuster. Why Rand Paul’s Filibuster Matters provides a list of reasons for the filibuster. Why the excitement over an especially long-winded speech? Paul insisted that … Continue reading
Delegate Scott Lingamfelter is running for Lt. Governor. Here he talks about leadership. Leadership in the Storm As I travel Virginia, I find people like me who are deeply disappointed in the Republican Party. They frequently express their unhappiness with Washington … Continue reading
I discovered the following video at YouViewed/Editorial at this post, Government Explained. The video is funny, but mostly it’s thought-provoking. The author of the video apparently has a libertarian bent. To the extent I favor limited government, that’s a philosophy for which … Continue reading