Definition of the Day 1/7/14 — Civil Liberties

Posted: January 7, 2014 in Civil Liberties, Humor, Livin' in the USA
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CIVIL LIBERTIES, n. pl. 1) A dire threat to our nation’s freedom; 2) Sacred rights which are best left unused, lest we abuse them and lose them.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

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