True freedom both respects and demands respect. Grants as well as demands equality. In commerce, politics, and religion. A difficult balancing act, where America came closest to the correct model until about 1900, when corporatism and elitist organisations began their parasitic activities resulting in the gutting of American values, principes, and most of all its constitution - given lip service, but not the genuine honour and loyalty it deserves. Reform is needed everywhere, but with fewer Molotov cocktails and more history books.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
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