Andrew Cuomo, Father Barron and Alexis de Tocqueville

Hattip to cartoonist Michael Ramirez for his brilliant Statue of Bigotry cartoon.  A guest post by commenter John By Any Other Name:     Father Robert Barron, who no one could credibly call a firebrand, had a post at National Review

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Soft Tyranny

Above this race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself alone to secure their gratifications and to watch over their fate.  That power is absolute, minute, regular, provident, and mild.  It would be like the

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Soft Despotism

Alexis de Toqueville wasn’t always right, but he was almost always right. From Book One of Democracy in America: Above this race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself alone to secure their gratifications and

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