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The Emotion Of Tyranny And The Wisdom Of Jefferson

January 12, 2010
Michael LeMieux

We have recently heard the statement “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste… an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before.” (Rahm Emanuel in a Wall Street Journal interview)

But this is not that surprising for anyone who has spent any time studying government or history. Government, any government, will take any opportunity to secure power and position. There have been more acts of tyranny enacted by governments under the banner of crisis, or public safety, welfare, betterment of society, etc. than all other “reasoning.”

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