Notable Quote – Alexis de Tocqueville

by Skip May 6, 2016

“Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.” -Alexis de Tocqueville  

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Dependency Day – how free are we from which much is taken to give to others?

by Skip July 4, 2013

As I keep saying, involuntary charity is not charitable at all. Bill Whittle thinks that the Freedom of Speech is in peril, and so is the Freedom of Religion. Hear why on this Afterburner as Whittle reminds you of the importance of our most important civil liberties, and how each is threatened by the expanding […]

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Notable Quote – Don Boudreax

by Skip December 16, 2012

On commenting upon De Tocqueville’s The Old Regime and the French Revolution (emphasis mine) By the time their ancient love of freedom reawakened in the hearts of the French, they had already been inoculated with a set of ideas as regards the way the country should be governed that were not merely hard to reconcile […]

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