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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, July 14, 2012
Lest We Forget
The Poles hit a home run with this new statue in Gdansk of Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan, commemorating their triumph in ending Soviet domination of Eastern Europe: