"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, April 8, 2013

Lady of the Day - Iron Variety

Taking a day off from the cheesecake to focus on a woman who, along with Ronald Reagan, changed the world in the 1980s, Lady Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of Great Britain, who died yesterday.   Here she is, speaking on socialism:

Sadly, the lessons of peace through strength and prosperity through freedom taught by Thatcher and Reagan have been lost, only a generation later. They must be re-learned, and soon.

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