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Posted By Don Boudreaux On June 21, 2012 @ 7:43 am In Politics | Comments Disabled
… is from page 14 of Olivier Bernier’s 2000 volume, The World in 1800 ; Bernier is here speaking of the Reign of Terror during the French revolution – but this particular historical fact reflects one of all governments’ universal itches:
Many excesses, therefore, were passed off as needed for the defense of the Republic.
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