Sunday, February 26, 2012
"Dost thou not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?" -- Count Axel Oxenstierna [Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna af Södermöre] (1583-1654) Count of Södermöre, Swedish statesman Source: Count Axel Oxenstierna of Sweden (letter to his son, 1648)
"I believe that America is the greatest country in history and for good reasons, but America has been changing and not for the better. Our free society has been falling prey to a more repressive system with methods for the increased control of people. The return of groups and individuals to the controlling ideology of Imperialism and Marxism using the structures of Corporatism, Socialism and Democracy. The result is that this nation's foundational principles based on the ideology of Liberty are now in danger of extinction." -- Darren Perkins
"Right now, I'd rather be in Sweden than in the U.S. because we have seen the problems and are moving away from the welfare state. On your side of the Atlantic you are moving right into it, and you risk destroying your country." -- Ian Wachtmeister (1932-) Swedish industrialist and politician, member of the Swedish parliament from 1991 to 1994 Source: by Paul Klebnikov, "The Swedish Disease," Forbes, May 24, 1993.