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“It will require many long years of self-education until the subject can turn himself into the citizen. A free man must be able to endure it when his fellow men act and live otherwise than he considers proper. He must free himself from the habit, just as soon as something does not please him, of calling for the police.”     Ludwig von Mises,    Liberalism

January 24, 2007

Words of truth from Andy…

by Jason Pye

A lesson in privacy rights from Andy Griffith…

“Cause whether a man is guilty or innocent, we have to find that out by due process of law.”

Hat tip to the LP Blog.

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  1. Ah, yes. The days when television shows helped educate the public as to their rights and duties as citizens.

    Now we get American Idol and professional wrestling and Entertainment Tonight where they talk about which diva flashed her bald crotch at the paparazzi this week.

    Oh, and “24″ where Jack Bauer beats the necessary information out of whoever he has to in order to prevent a bomb from going off.

    Comment by Kevin Baker — January 25, 2007 @ 5:02 am
  2. “24″, brought to you by the same progressive hollywood that screams bloody murder about Gitmo. Now, I detest Gitmo AND “24″, but I suspect that hollywood, and the rest of the progressives, only hate Gitmo because it is GW Bush running the place.

    Comment by Adam Selene — January 25, 2007 @ 9:21 am
  3. There’s an indictment on the current understanding of constitutional and individual rights!

    Seems to me that if a young hick named “Opie” can grasp it, so could an old hick named “Dubya.”

    Comment by — January 25, 2007 @ 4:40 pm

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