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About meI love to read everything from newspapers to novels. There's nothing better than getting lost in a good book. So many books, so little time...

"We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing. With some the word liberty may mean for each man to do as he pleases with himself, and the product of his labor; while with others, the same word may mean for some men to do as they please with other men, and the product of other men's labor. Here are two, not only different, but incompatible things, called by the same name---liberty. And it follows that each of the things is, by the respective parties, called by two different and incompatible names---liberty and tyranny."

Abraham Lincoln, 1864

"Liberty and private property go hand in hand. By dominating one the Statist dominates both, for if the individual cannot keep or dispose of the value he creates by his own intellectual and/or physical labor, he exists to serve the state."

Mark R. Levin, Liberty and Tyranny - A Conservative Manifesto

"Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude."

Alexis de Tocqueville, 1848

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

Ronald Reagan

Currently Reading:

In The Land Of Invisible Women
By Qanta A. Ahmed, MD




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About my libraryMy rating system:
5 stars - my favorites; highly recommended
4 stars - recommended; a very good read
3 stars - a good book but not memorable
2 stars - disappointing
1 star - not worth the time

GroupsClassically Liberal, Political Conservatives, Tea Party Patriots

Real nameRobin

LocationBucks County, Pennsylvania

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Member sinceApr 24, 2008

Currently readingThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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