“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Thursday, November 30, 2006
The Sheriff and his four deputies were on Greta van Sustern's show Wednesday night. The Sheriff said that the alligator left the man's left arm hanging by a tendon, broke his right arm and chewed the man's buttocks off. One of the deputies admitted they were "scared as hell and the beast was the size of a bus." The Sheriff said there is no academy training to prepare anyone for wrestling an 11 foot alligator in four feet of water at four in the morning. I guess not.
The photo is not of the big ass-eater but is a 13-footer that was killed in central Florida. Covered at Observanda
Posted by Anonymous at 11/30/2006 07:20:00 PM