Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Things I Know #23

The Alinsky Torpedo for quoting Thomas Jefferson is invariably, "Thomas Jefferson owned slaves."

Which is true.

Why does that mean I should disregard everything he said?

Which brings us to Things I Know #23.
23. The flaw in Thomas Jefferson's philosophy was not in what the rights of men are, or in his ideas about limited government, but rather in whom he considered to be men at that point in history.

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