"The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism — ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. ”
— Franklin D. Roosevelt
Monday, March 24, 2008
OK, enough about Herenton for the moment...
And let's get back to Leonard Cohen covers. With deepest thanks to Aunt Kathy, here's Nina Simone's fabulous version of the Cohen classic "Suzanne" from 1969: