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Friday, June 30, 2006

top 5 quotes for the Independence Day holiday weekend

"The very purpose of a Bill of Rights was to withdraw certain subjects from the vicissitudes of political controversy, to place them beyond the reach of majorities and officials. One's right to life, liberty and property, to free speech, free press, freedom of worship and assembly and other fundamental rights may not be submitted to vote. They depend on the outcomes of no elections."
– Justice Robert Jackson, 1943

"In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary, patriotism is defined as the last refuge of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer, I beg to submit that it is the first."
– Ambrose Bierce

"I love my country. If Dick Cheney loved his country, he wouldn't be voting for himself."
– Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Patricia LaMarche explaining why she was going to vote for John Kerry instead of her running mate, Ralph Nader

"I don't understand how poor people think."
– George W. Bush

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
– Douglas Adams

and a big -1 for...

"God said, 'Earth is yours. Take it. Rape it. It's yours.'"
– Ann Coulter

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