For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells out so vividly the kind of happiness that most people actually want, regardless of what they are told they ought to want.
America slept because most Americans preferred it that way.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best h...- Abraham Lincoln
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
Latin America owes its being to the European, and should not deny it...but, while acceptin...- José Vasconcelos
America has mitigated poverty by massively increasing pauperism.- Adrian Wooldridge
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According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts.
Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and flexibility and that we should not cast away in a minute what has taken generations to build.
|Birth:||2nd July, 1939|
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