“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."

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Belarusian SU-27 crashes at Polish air show.

The two pilots were killed. A spokesman thought birds got into the engine, but from the video the aircraft looked close to a stall.

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