"A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him."
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Alexis de Tocqueville
[Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel, le Comte de Tocqueville] (1805-1859) French historian
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There has to be an exception to that rule, I just can't think of one. ;-)
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- jim k, Austin, Tx      
    Well said.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- Jack Moberg, Marietta, OH      
    As it is written:

    For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."

    ~ Matthew 6:21

    Ideological affectations and pretentious altruism aside, what is it that underlies morbid enthusiasm for absolutism, if not extreme narcissism and attendant power lust?
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    Ideological affectations and pretentious altruism aside, what is it that underlies morbid enthusiasm for absolutism, if not extreme narcissism and attendant power lust?


    The answer to that is the real enemy.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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