Sunday, December 11, 2011

Around LA

"Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich."
-Napolean Bonapart
"Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy." -Theodore Roosevelt

"A simple way to determine whether the right to dissent in a particular society is being upheld is to apply the town square test: Can a person walk into the middle of the town square and express his or her views without fear of arrest, imprisonment, or physical harm? If he can, then that person is living in a free society. If not, it's a fear society." -Natan Sharansky
"Right knows no boundaries and justice no frontiers;
the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution." -Learned Hand

"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country." -Thomas Jefferson

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