Saturday, August 02, 2008

Confidence

Perhaps you and I have lived with this miracle too long to be properly appreciative. Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation. — R. W. Reagan

You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you cannot fool all of the people all the time. — A. Lincoln
I've convinced quite enough of your neighbors that you're the bad guy. They are now my eyes and ears. A handful more are so convinced that, with a clear conscience, they pack in extra votes so that you can't rid yourself of my guys at the polls. Lodge any complaints about the voter fraud: my guys laugh and dismiss the charges and spin the issue against you. Remember? You are the bad guy.

You are not alone Pascal; but you may as well be. You have neither the strength nor the nerve to really challenge me on your own; and I see to it on a daily basis that you distrust any new leader far more than you dread me. There are times when I fool none of the people and you are in such a state of disarray that there is not a damn thing you can do about it.

Thus, you will die watching your children wearing the shackles you forged for them because you were too blind in your youth to notice me at my work.
— Ms Ann Thrope boasting privately.


3 comments:

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  2. Were it only that easy Og. She welcomes such talk since she'll use it against you to gain more power -- and instigate random violence and blame it on you or me.

    Her nastiest strength lies in misleading others. Including those who mean a great deal to me.

    Don't you know her favorite justification for what she does?

    It is that with all the information available so that she shouldn't be able to fool anyone, her victims deserve their fate by how willing they are to follow her. "Some time soon those you would protect from me will be begging for your blood."

    How do true innocents who are harmed in the process deserve suffering the side effects? "There are no simply innocent -- only the useful and naive."

    How do I deserve such a fate as she predicts? She titters and answers: "Because it proves how worthless are my targets. and how stupid you are for fighting me."

    I have no answer for that but to keep on trying to shed light on where she is leading and why it is wrong. Since I have no real influence but her presence is quite evident amongst the widely influential (by what they say and do), mine is no easy task my friend. And, as you know, I tire easily.

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  3. Like I said, I may have said too much already. But "such talk" is what she does. I don't talk, as a general rule. Maybe you'd better take the comment down.

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