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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
Monday, January 16, 2012
Birthday Today - Ethel Merman
It's Ethel Merman's birthday today. Whenever I talk to my daughters about what it means to have a Broadway voice, I tell them about Ethel Merman: