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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Supreme Court Rules Cities May Seize Homes

Here is the beginning of the end of private property in the United States. In another time, the citizenry would have risen up in armed revolt against this kind of tyranny. It appears, however, that we are all asleep. I never thought I would live to see totalitarianism in the United States, but with the quickening pace of judgments such as this, I predict the rise of complete government control of every single aspect of our lives, a la the Soviet Union, within the next fifteen to twenty years.


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