“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."
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Beam me up Scotty. The Trac is back.
We have spent one trillion dollars on two wars and another trillion on bailouts. Traficant was always small potatoes compared to the thieves that plunder us daily. Is he nuts?