Rule by the majority is beneficial only to those who happen to always be in the majority. Otherwise, democracy is no better than any other form of control. -- Jim
Friday, June 19, 2009
There probably are as many persons coerced into acting, not as they want, but as others want, through majority rule as through totalitarian dictatorship.
— John C. Sparks, The Freeman [May 1971]
This is the very same game now played by both sides of the aisle. -- Jim
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Naturally the common people don't want war.... Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders.... All you have to do is to tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism.
— Hermann Goering
Thursday, July 02, 2009
From recent editions of the Email Update from the Future of Freedom Foundation: