Friday, April 16, 2010

Looks like we got another American fan!

Nathan Blevins writes:
Freedom isn’t some fanciful creature of the imagination, like Bigfoot. It actually exists, and I’ve seen it. For in the year of our Lord, 2006, I had the marvellous privilege of fulfilling a lifelong personal dream: the dream of travelling to an enchanted place I’d always wished to visit. Well, perhaps I’d not held the dream that long. For you see, it was roughly 6 or 7 years ago that I was reading some smashing stuff from fellow liberty lover, Ron Holland, when I happened upon a trivia question of his that gave me pause:
"What country has the world’s oldest, continuously functioning parliament?"
Wow, talk about being intrigued...and flummoxed. Imagine my dilemma. Here I was, an honor student who recently graduated with a major in history/political-science, and I couldn’t even tell you what the world’s oldest parliament was. So, after sitting at my desk, hopelessly straining for an answer for what seemed like hours (probably 4 or 5 minutes), I swallowed my pride, and clicked on the answer. Thus began a love affair I’ve had with this special land ever since. More Here

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