Sofia Loren :: The woman is sex symbol incarnate
Chevauleger and hussar - Austria, 1769-1798
Alexis de Tocqueville L’Ancien Régime et la Révolution (1856),
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Tocqueville Warned That a Welfare State Could Seduce People Into Servitude. Alexis de Tocqueville was a gentleman-scholar who emerged as one of the world’s great prophets. More than a century and a half ago, when most people were ruled by kings, he declared that the future belonged to democracy. He explained what was needed for democracy to work and how it could help protect human liberty. At the same time, he warned that a welfare state could seduce people into servitude. He saw why socialism must lead to slavery.
The hyperinflation of 1790s France illustrates one way in which inflationary monetary policy becomes unmanageable in an environment of economic stagnation and debt, and in the face of special interests who benefit from, and demand, easy money.
Fidel Castro pays a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
Dicators admire leaders who use force to accomplish their goals. Old dishonest Abe made the US safe for crony-capitalism.
The subtle and restrained headquarters of the Fascist Party in Rome.