"There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle." Alexis de Tocqueville ( and more quotes relevant today)

To be sure, Alexis had never met a member of today’s Democrat party, but we are about to find out if the Republicans ar indeed possessed of any principles whatsoever.

More from de Tocqueville, who seems incredibly prescient each day this financial crisis drags on…

Read ’em and weep…..

“The American Republic will endure until Congess discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.”

“We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man’s support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.”

Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in  common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”