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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
Saturday, January 8, 2011
It's Elvis' birthday today. Had he lived, he would be 75 today. Hard to believe. There are some people who just don't seem like they ought to have ever grown old -- Marilyn Monroe would be another.