Voice from the Commonwealth Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts
"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
Praise for Voice
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"Your blog is bullshit"- anonymous angry French reader.
Why aren't more Muslim leaders saying things like this?
"(The Ismaili Center) will be a place of search and enlightenment, not of anger and of obscurantism," said the Aga Khan. "Nine-eleven has scarred America -- but not just America," he said. "It has scarred the Islamic world, and hundreds of millions of devout and practicing Muslims for whom the word of the Quran is the word of God. We have clarity and direction enough when the Quran affirms that to save a life is as if to save humankind altogether."
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