"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

Thursday, May 9, 2013

The Regular Son Suggests a Telling Juxtaposition

I may have the only high school sophomore son in America who for fun this month read Clausewitz and, now, a biography of Bismarck.   But it does have the advantage of providing a useful antidote to contemporary political nonsense.   Here is the Regular Son's idea of a telling juxtaposition:


Blood and Iron

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