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Gorbachev Calls Cheney a "Durak" (fool, idiot) (tags)
It was Friday evening, May 19, 2006. My spouse (Carol DePrisco) and I were dining at Barron - the house restaurant of St. Petersburg's recently refurbished Petro Palace Hotel (located on Malaya Morskaya street, just one block east of St. Issac's Cathedral and two blocks west of bustling Nevsky Prospect). We were dining with a retired professor of English from St. Petersburg State University. At the very outset of our conversation, the professor inquired: "You are not a Republican, are you?" I assured her I wasn't, thus breaking the ice for a very pleasant and engaging conversation during dinner and afterward in our spacious hotel suite.
Liberation Whether You Want it or Not. (tags)
The only conception of freedom I can have is that of the prisoner or the individual in the midst of the State. The only one I know is freedom of thought and action. Albert Camus
DO YOU WANT AN EVIL EMPIRE? (tags)
The danger that a Central Government free from it's historic restraints could run amok with self-serving self-justifications was something that our Nation's Founders warned of. Read Washington's Farewell Address for perspective on their viewpoint.