"The only kind of freedom that the mob can imagine
is freedom to annoy and oppress its betters,
and that is precisely the kind that we mainly have."
by:
H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic
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 -- Joe, Rochester, MI      
H.L. had it exactly right...what a prescient mind he had! The mob in this 21st century is being led by the Religious Right (Protestant denominations) whereas in the old days it was led by the Catholic Church.
 -- A.Jurgensen, Stuart, FL     
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