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(Date Posted:05/28/2009 8:40 AM)
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Mr. Paine's answer to Burke will be a refreshing shower to their minds.  It would bring England itself to reason and revolution if it was permitted to be read there.

---from a letter to Benjamin Vaughan (May 11, 1791).




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RE:Paine's answer to Burke
(Date Posted:03/10/2017 7:06 PM)

“Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries by a government, which we might expect in a country without government, our calamity is heightened by reflecting that we furnish the means by which we suffer...”
Thomas Paine
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The advantage of insinuations over hard arguments is that they bypass critical thought. No one can respond precisely to a charge that is utterly vague or to accusers who will envelope any reply in a poisonous fog of further insinuations. ~ David Warren, The Guardian

There was a time when there was enough freedom that it hardly mattered which brand of crooks ran government. That has not been true for a long time and that captures an important point. The more powerful the government becomes, the more people are willing to do in order to seize the prize, and the more afraid they become when someone else has control. ~ Glenn Harlan Reynolds

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RE:Paine's answer to Burke
(Date Posted:03/11/2017 12:36 PM)

Society v government......you cannot have one without the other.
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