"The chief aim of all government is to preserve the freedom of the citizen. His control over his person, his property, his movements, his business, his desires should be restrained only so far as the public welfare imperatively demands. The world is in more danger of being governed too much than too little.
It is the teaching of all history that liberty can only be preserved in small areas. Local self-government is, therefore, indispensable to liberty. A centralized and distant bureaucracy is the worst of all tyranny.
Taxation can justly be levied for no purpose other than to provide revenue for the support of the government. To tax one person, class or section to provide revenue for the benefit of another is none the less robbery because done under the form of law and called taxation."
John W. Davis, Democratic Presidential Candidate, 1924. Davis was one of the greatest trial and appellate lawyers in US history. He also served as the US Ambassador to the UK.
thanks for the post, have not laughed so hard on WAFF since i Saw that picture of shovel-boy holding a shovel
Toyota Land Cruiser, vehicle of choice for Jihadis all over the region, I wonder if it's because it's air-conditioner is bad @ss, I got arrested in one of those when I was 16 in the mnazandaran Province in Northern Iran and I almost got a pneumonia after 5-10 minutes in it.
Its an FN2000....The libyan regime purchased a small number of these (~300) to equip one of their elite units.....they cant be too elite if they gave up their weapons to some rag tag rebels!
Sure you think there is no chance of the same supplier selling it to the rebels.