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|... We once worried that democracy could not survive if an undereducated |
populace knew too little. Now we worry if it can survive us knowing too much. -
Bianco, Robert The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive
|December. 8. he best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive |
citizenry. WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, POLITICAL COMMENTATOR Gettysburg
Address Four score and seven years ago our fathers. 173.
|The effect of national service would in my judgment affect the citizen's disposition |
toward his society and toward his neighbors for ... an anti-statist element of it, and
that the best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
|1 When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take |
responsibility for themselves. — GEORGE PATAKI 2 ... Quoted by Thomas
Clifford The best defense against 1 1 usurpatory government is an assertive
|A national election can be a club by which The People whack a politician or party |
that stands against their agenda. It is the ... He also once said, less notably, "The
best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." Cynthia ...
|The book, God and Man at Yale, rocked the academic world and catapulted its young author, William F. Buckley Jr., into the public spotlight. Now, half a century later, read the extraordinary work that began the modern conservative movement.|
|Is that usurpation of executive power known as the “courtesy of the Senate” less |
bold and assertive? ... Thousands of our citizens become the slaves of party, the
apologists of wrong, and the willing agents of fraud and corruption. ... Individual
independence—the last and best defense of liberty—is destroyed. ... of the public
needs and public demands, will inaugurate the other legislation which the friends
of pure government, regardless of political affiliations, are everywhere urging.
Linda Bridges, Roger Kimball - 2013 - Preview
|Culled from millions of published words spanning nearly sixty years, Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations offers Buckley’s commentary on the American and international scenes, in areas ranging ...|
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