can you hear me now?

because pat got all hypocritical on me, and because i don"t feel like logging into my other gmail-google account, i shall attempt to post via email.  not sure how well that will work out, since it does not seem to like apostrophes or forward slashes.  the end.

All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted. --Missionaria Protectiva