"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
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Breaking news: The Illinois General Assembly reacts to the news of Blagojevich's arrest
Notes: that's Patrick Fitzgerald in the dress, and the short guy with the certificate of death is Mike Madigan, I believe.