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December 2009

Patrick Henry
Give me liberty, or give me death! Death is not the worst of all evils.
Patrick Henry (1736 – 1799) served as Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779. A Founding Father, along with Samuel Adams and Thomas Paine, he is remembered as one of the most influential advocates of the American Revolution and republicanism, especially in his denunciations of corruption in government, his defense of historic rights and his opposition against Hamiltonian Federalism.

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November 2009

Thomas Sowell
Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
Thomas Sowell (1930 - ) is an American libertarian conservative, economist, social commentator, and author. He often writes from an economically laissez-faire perspective and is currently a senior fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

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October 2009

Vladimir Bukowsky
Europe, I have lived in your future, and I did not like it...
Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukowsky (1942- ) is a notable former Soviet political dissident, author and political activist. Bukowsky was one of the first to expose the use of psychiatric imprisonment against political prisoners in the Soviet Union. He spent twelve years in Soviet gulags and now resides in Cambridge, England.

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September 2009

Disce quasi semper victurus. Vive quasi cras moriturus!
Or translated into English.
Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow!
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65BC - 8BC) was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus. Horace is generally considered by classicists to be one of the greatest Latin poets and is known for having coined many Latin phrases that remain in use today.

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August 2009

John Ashcroft
Only God, no other kings!
John Ashcroft (1942- ) is an American politician who was the 79th U.S. Attorney General. He served under President George W. Bush and was previously elected Governor and Senator in Missouri.

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July 2009

Marc Cogen
Good fences make good friends!
Marc Cogen (1963- ) is a Belgian neoconservative, a barrister and an international law professor at Ghent University. His publications include international and European financial law, general international law and international security. He also lectured at the Free Universities of Brussels and Amsterdam, and was a senior adviser to the Belgian Foreign Ministry for many years.

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June 2009

Henry Adams
The press is the hired agent of a monied system, and set up for no other purpose than to tell lies where their interests are involved. One can trust nobody and nothing.
Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918) was an American novelist, journalist, historian and academic. He is best-known for his Pulitzer Prize winning autobiographical book, The Education of Henry Adams. He was a member of the renowned Adams political family and a notorious critic of political corruption.

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May 2009

Roger Helmer
It's time to recognize that the EU is beyond reform and deserves to be put out of its misery.
Roger Helmer (1944- ) is a British politician and a Conservative Party Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands region. A libertarian Eurosceptic, he is a supporter of the Better Off Out campaign and the Honorary Chairman of the Freedom Association. A die-hard Atlanticist, he has developed close relationships with conservative political groups in the USA, and has been a regular speaker at American conferences. He was also appointed Adam Smith Scholar by the American Legislative Exchange Council. He has published two books on European issues, "Straight Talking on Europe" in 2000, and "A Declaration of Independence" in 2002.

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April 2009

Frédéric Bastiat
L’Etat c'est la grande fiction par laquelle tout le monde s'efforce de vivre aux dépens de tous les autres.
Or translated into English.
The state is this great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.
Claude Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850) was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, and member of the French assembly. He was the author of many works on economics, containing many strongly-worded attacks on statist and protectionist policies. His two most renowned books were "The Law" and "Economic Sophisms".

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March 2009

Winston Churchill
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
Winston Churchill (1874–1965) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a Nobel Prize-winning writer, and an artist. Churchill was always noted for his speeches, which became a great inspiration to the British people and embattled Allied forces. Queen Elizabeth II offered to create him Duke of London, but this was declined due to the objections of his son Randolph, who would have inherited the title on his father's death. Upon his death the Queen granted him the honour of a state funeral, which saw one of the largest assemblies of statesmen in the world.

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February 2009

Edmund Burke
All that needs to be done for evil to prevail is good men doing nothing.
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797) was an Irish statesman, author and political theorist who served for many years in the British House of Commons as a member of the Whig party. Burke is widely regarded as the philosophical founder of Anglo-American conservatism.

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