Monday, February 07, 2005

Trembling for the country

I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country…corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.

-- Abraham Lincoln

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous7:45 PM

    And of course, the Army just last week announced that they were not going to pursue the penalties on Halliburton for its government overcharges in Iraq .... Gosh, ain't it great that the top levels of government today are as skeptical of corporate profiteering in war enterprises as was Lincoln? Lar


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