Of Receivers and Kings

Thanks to WPRI-TV‘s Ted Nesi, for inviting me to contribute a guest post to Nesi’s Notes this summer.
The essay begins with the big picture…

If you are interested in understanding the eternal wisdom of the conservative viewpoint towards government, here are two questions to ask yourself: Do we really think that people are smarter now than they were in medieval times? Are we really sure we know more about governing ourselves than did our ancestors?
…and ends up in Rhode Island (Woonsocket, to be specific).

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Tommy Cranston
Tommy Cranston
9 years ago

Democracy has failed in RI’s cities and many of its towns. The cronies and union piggies have proven de Tocgeville’s words , to paraphrase, that “democracy lasts only until the voters decide to raid the public largesse.”
San Bernadino went bankrupt today. The unions, cronies and progressives have picked the bones off the flesh of Blue America-
BRING ON THE DICTATORS.

ANTHONY
ANTHONY
9 years ago

TC…Dictator Alert is too late. Look no farther than the tinhorn POTUS with his plastic teleprompter. Executive orders,czars,”health” care with zero republican support and a demented supreme court chief justice, run amok EPA,16,000 new IRS pukers, taxes,penalties for NOT purchasing a product. Alas the warning has expired. Paul Revere had his horse taken away by the TSA.

Warrington Faust
Warrington Faust
9 years ago

Posted by ANTHONY
“Paul Revere had his horse taken away by the TSA.”
Amazing, and in those days they weren’t even able to test remotely for adrenalin levels (announced today).
Re: “Medieval times” Recent discoveries are showing that people in the Middle Ages existed on a much higher technological level than previously supposed.(as though the cathederals weren’t proof enough. They were held back by a delayed translation of Euclid and the “Guild System”)

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