“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, September 06, 2009
Van Jones Quits and Still no comment from Philadelphia Inquirer over association with cop killer, Mumia abu Jamal
By the way, for some of you who get twitchy when I use the word "negro" or "field negro." That is a term freely used by black militants and marxists. It was given coin by Malcom X, who took pride in being a field negro.
You may find some of the posts over at the Field Negro interestin yo.
Here is a brilliant clip posted by Victor Silo on the previous post: