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The Ideas of March

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This week marks the third anniversary of the week which began with our favorite fascist arrogating to himself by executive order the power to ordain martial law in time of peace, and which ended with his attorney general declaring that due process does not imply judicial process.

Liberty dies, not with a bang, but with nary a whimper.

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred they bore to his political opinions.” —Thomas Jefferson (1808)


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    pelirrojopelirrojo Posts: 1,757 ✭✭✭
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    Bob_LukenBob_Luken Posts: 10,276 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Word of the day

    arrogate
    [ 'ar??gat ]
    VERB
    take or claim (something) for oneself without justification:
    "they arrogate to themselves the ability to divine the nation's true interests"
    synonyms: assume · take · claim · appropriate · seize · expropriate · wrest ·
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    The3StogiesThe3Stogies Posts: 2,652 ✭✭✭✭
    It's good to be the king!
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