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The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right, and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a govetnment without newspapers or newspapers without a government I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world, as storms in the physical.
n Thomas Jefferson, 1787
Happy New Year, 2010