It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried. Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, Honorary U.S. Citizen, Nobel laureate in Literature, and Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII.
When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., 1841-1935, thrice-wounded Union veteran of the American Civil War, oldest and one of the most cited justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. .
Little other than a red tape Talking-machine, and unhappy Bag of Parliamentary Eloquence. Thomas Carlysle, 1795-1881, Scottish philosopher and satirist, proponent of the Great Man Theory of historical impact; from Latter Day Pamphlets. The term “red tape” is thought to originate with 16th century Spanish emperor Charles V, and his administration’s use of […]