Monday, January 30, 2006

Go Read This Site.

Bush hopes that his "after Prez" job will be to set up a "think tank" that examines the "DeTocqueville model" of America.
BUSH: “I’m beginning to think it through a little bit. I’d like to leave behind a legacy — or a think tank, a place for people to talk about freedom and liberty and the DeTocqueville model of what DeTocqueville saw in America.

At this link are a several quotes from DeTocqueville's book, Democracy in America, including:

“I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.” [Link]

“The American Republic will endure, until politicians realize they can bribe the people with their own money.” [Link]

Anyway.. go read not only the article but also the comments that follow. I think my favorite is:
  1. I think that W is more into dementia.Comment by WaltTheMan — January 28, 2006 @ 11:50 pm

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