“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."
The first test is the Global Test.ReplyDelete
We need more Rock Band Audiences to listen to our President.ReplyDelete
He was persuasive, until he went on.ReplyDelete
'Rat won't go hunting with her or her husband.
I'll go hunting with "Her!"ReplyDelete
Cheney? Umm, let me think about that one.
Look at Obama's foreign policy experience! Took a trip to Europe!ReplyDelete
Which I did back in the sixties!
Lurch is a loser.ReplyDelete
Since learning of the daugther's pregnancy, I think more of McCain and the Repub. Machine than I did prior.ReplyDelete