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"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."
--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Friday, November 26, 2010
Mediocre birthdays today, but one of note: Charles Schulz, the creator of "Peanuts," was born today in 1922. Hard to imagine the Christmas season without Linus' monologue on the meaning of Christmas: