“In the struggle between those seeking power there is no middle course.”
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Cornelius Tacitus
(55-117 A.D.)
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Extremely true . . . look at American politics and our financial system.
 -- Stewart, Dallas     
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    The statist theocracy now infesting this nation proves this quote's accuracy. Compelled compliance, license, victimless crimes, and larceny with impunity are now only the tip of the despotic / tyrannical iceberg seeking demonic power in destroying a once free people.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The more things change, the more they stay the same.
     -- jim k, austin     
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    There is no middle ground for Mike, He repeats his same phraseology ad infinitum like some kind of android. He appears to already lost his freedom to think and express himself. Does he repeat this mantra in an attempt to achieve power rather than to be a reasonable thinking person.
     -- Waffler, Smith     
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    Mike is not thinking Waffler! He is analizing the situation correctly! You need to read "Liberty and Tyranny" and find out what a statist is!
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    It seems we have someone in the white house that doesn't agree with this statement
     -- RBESRQ     
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    Waffler, you are some what correct, there is no middle ground for me or my fellow man; liberty and justice for all. Seeking middle ground is one of the techniques that has robbed a nation of its freedom. If the ad infinitum phraseology seams to you to be an unreasonable mantra, my sympathy to you. I'm going to keep saying it until such despotism and tyranny no longer exists and freedom once again rings on our land.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    I agree Mike, too much compromise with too many wolves in sheeps clothing proves what compromise with evil, or stupid decision making handing over personal power hand over fist to all knowing government institutions is not the right thing to do for a responsible people. The greatest compromise by the people of this nation was the Constitution that for the first time established the natural way of life based on freedom of the individual to determine his future on earth and in life and no further compromise was and is necessary for freedom to ring through the land. Now government determines everyone's future by its virtual total control over every aspect of an individual's life from cradle to grave. Slavery that deadens the spirit and fogs the mind into a malleable stupor that even if vaguely aware of what's going on it's accepted as oh well, that's the way it is so live with it and keep working for my cut of the pie. To be honest Mike it's not so much as a conflict of good and evil on a physical level as it is between doing what's naturally right and what's unnaturally wrong on a personal level in all aspects of life in regard of the rights of others you interact with as well as the rights of those you don't interact with. Choose and live your life like this and America would change almost overnight but I know this is unlikely to happen though it's a hope not given up. Let freedom ring!
     -- Anon     
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