Dec 28, 2010

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Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

-- Dwight D. Eisenhower

1 comment:

microdot said...

Truly Noble Words and so apt for our world now...
Eisenhower in retrospect seems to have been a truly prescient visionary. He was so inside the machinery of the military/political monstrosity that we live with today and yet his position, his background, his stature, gave him the ability to stare into the void...and see our future.