Although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is, in some respects, one of extreme dependence, I have nowhere seen woman occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked... in which I have spoken of so many important things done by Americans, to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of that people ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply, To the superiority of their women.

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Sunday, March 21, 2010

No Surrender, No Retreat

Obi's Sister already has the first video that came to my mind after seeing that the health sham was shoved through. Being a Star Wars themed blog, she's got the right one.

I couldn't find the clip where the captain says "No Surrender, No Retreat", but it summarizes how I'm feeling and know a lot of other are as well. Babylon 5 is one of my all-time favorite shows because it deals with corrupt governments, a propagandizing media, and fallen human (and senscient) nature. One of the actors, Jerry Doyle, is a conservative activist now - so check him out sometime.

Not to be outdone, this little gem came next to my mind:

1 comment:

  1. How ridiculous is it that I just got chills watching that?


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