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    Unless a man has talents to make something of himself, freedom is an irksome burden. Of what avail is freedom to choose if the self be ineffectual? We join a mass movement to escape individual responsibility, or, in the words of the ardent young Nazi, "to be free from freedom.".

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What is possible is our highest duty.

What is possible is our highest duty.

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It is long past time that the President and this Administration show its evidence. . .Today, we are introducing a read more

It is long past time that the President and this Administration show its evidence. . .Today, we are introducing a Resolution of Inquiry to compel the White House to substantiate its claims. The President led the nation to war, and spent at least $63 billion on that war, on the basis of these unfounded assertions. ~ Rep. Dennis Kucinich
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The multitude is always in the wrong.

The multitude is always in the wrong.

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While rationalism at the individual level is a plea for more personal autonomy from cultural norms, at the social level read more

While rationalism at the individual level is a plea for more personal autonomy from cultural norms, at the social level it is often a claim- or arrogation- of power to stifle the autonomy of others.

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Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.

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Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.

Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.

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There is Jackson with his Virginians, standing like a stone wall. Let us determine to die here, and we will read more

There is Jackson with his Virginians, standing like a stone wall. Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer.

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The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the read more

The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.

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It is the invariable habit of bureaucracies, at all times and everywhere, to assume...that every citizen is a criminal. Their read more

It is the invariable habit of bureaucracies, at all times and everywhere, to assume...that every citizen is a criminal. Their one apparent purpose, pursued with a relentless and furious diligence, is to convert the assumption into a fact. They hunt endlessly for proofs, and, when proofs are lacking, for mere suspicions. The moment they become aware of a definite citizen, John Doe, seeking what is his right under the law, they begin searching feverishly for an excuse for withholding it from him.

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