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Lord Acton

” At all times sincere friends of freedom have been rare, and its triumphs have been due to minorities…. “

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Daily Quote

"Freedom and Federalism," By Thomas J. DiLorenzo

Americans — and much of the rest of the world — have been deprived of one of the most important means of establishing and maintaining a free society, namely, federalism or states’ rights. 1,287 more words

Essays And Reviews

Why There is Stuff from Way Back

I have been posting snippets of history on this site, which is hardly surprising given that I am in fact an historian (though a poor academic).  1,743 more words



As we approach the end of the 6th year of the presidency of Barack Obama some important questions come to mind. Why are the feelings of many of our citizens towards out President so harsh, hateful and poisonous? 1,062 more words


Quotes: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton- "Lord Acton"

Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and the most active. 438 more words


Great British Ideas #1: Lord Acton

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities

Address on ‘The History of Freedom in Antiquity”, 26 February 1877… 24 more words