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… Then they came for the aluminum bats … and then they came for the cigarettes … and now they are coming for the plastic bags. Pretty soon there was nothing left to come after. What a brave new world we live in. Sometimes it hurts to say I told you so.

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Bye Bye Freedom Fry

“The greatest tyranny has the smallest beginnings. From precedents overlooked, from remonstrances despised, from grievances treated with ridicule, from powerless men oppressed with impunity and overbrearing men tolerated with complacence, springs the tyrannical usage which generations of wise and good men may hereafter perceive and lament and resist in vain.” – London Times editorial (1846) […]

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