"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

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Compare and Contrast

Rick Perry as a young man in his early 20s, fresh out of college, in the Air Force, flying a T-38 fighter (this was a training aircraft; he was assigned to fly and did fly C-130 transports):

Now, here's Obama in his early 20s.   Hmmmm, seems like a different kind of guy:

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