Since Sep 23, 2003
Lover of Life, Liberty, Jazz, and The DETROIT TIGERS!!!!!
"The timid civilized world has found nothing with which to oppose the onslaught of a sudden revival of barefaced barbarity, other than concessions and smiles." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." - Adam Smith
"Strength is irrelevant. Resistance is futile. We wish to improve ourselves. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service ours." -- The Borg
'The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.' - Alexis de Tocqueville
"Patriotism is the last refuge for the scoudrel." - Samuel Johnson
"Steal a little and they throw you in jail; steal a lot and they make you king" - Bob Dylan