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Monday, July 4, 2016
Quote of the Day (Thomas Jefferson, on Going ‘From Despotism to Liberty’)
“We are not to expect to be translated from
despotism to liberty, in a feather-bed." — Thomas Jefferson, letter to the
Marquis de Lafayette, September 3, 1824, in Gilbert Chinard, Letters of Lafayette and Jefferson(1929)
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand