Quote of the Day July 19 2009

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom, It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

–William Pitt, before the House of Commons, November 18, 1783

I ended up reading this last night and find it directly tied to Joe’s
Just One Question. The bigots claim it’s out of the necessity for safety, but the truth is it’s want of control.

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2 Responses to Quote of the Day July 19 2009

  1. Coming to a Mall Near You | Th says:

    [...] and obsessed with power. The worst part of all of this though is we’re told it’s for our own good. William Pitt has expressed my feelings on that type of sentiment quite well. Barron Barnett's blog .. [...]

  2. Coming to a Mall Near You | Th says:

    [...] and obsessed with power. The worst part of all of this though is we’re told it’s for our own good. William Pitt has expressed my feelings on that type of sentiment quite well. Barron Barnett's blog .. [...]