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Friday Sunset

Today’s quote comes from Robert Coram:

…it is here where wealthy and dignified mortals roll along the streets in all the parade and trappings of royalty, while the lower class are not half so well fed as the horses of the former. It is this cruel inequality which has given rise to the epithets of nobility, vulgur, mob, canaille, etc. and the degrading but common observation — Man differs more from man, than man from beast — The difference is purely artificial. Thus do men create an artificial inequality among themselves and then cry out that it is natural.

Interesting that some arguments and discussions continue along the same lines, isn’t it? That cause and effect and all the related in betweens and good or ill for society as a whole were questions at our founding.  And continue to be so to this day.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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