“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 French have turned against blow jobs?ReplyDelete
OT but I can hear an owl hooting outside my window this morning.ReplyDelete
This cold morning. Currently 24 deg.
I have you beat by three degrees. Damn, it's cold down there. We didn't get nearly as much snow as they thought. And the few inches we did get the gusty wind blew into the neighbors yard. It's still snowing but suppose to stop soon. Maybe my Friday night plans won't need to be canceled after all.ReplyDelete
March 21 will be five years of nonsmoking for me.
Rufus, if it's not racial it's sexual what will be next?ReplyDelete
I'm sorry, it will be 6 years of non smoking.ReplyDelete
Melody, I don't understand the question.ReplyDelete
It really wasn't a question for you to answer. It was just a thought. And all I meant was if someone isn't crying racism then their putting blame somewhere else and usually next in line is sexually related.ReplyDelete