Monday, June 2, 2014

Randoms of May

Royal World celebrates an announced upcoming birth of a Princely heir in a place where Princely power is still very much real. So does Mad for Monaco.

Ad Orientem has a post on democracy.

Ordinary Times quotes Count Alexis de Tocqueville:

In my opinion the main evil of the present democratic institutions of the United States does not arise, as is often asserted in Europe, from their weakness, but from their overpowering strength; and I am not so much alarmed at the excessive liberty which reigns in that country as at the very inadequate securities which exist against tyranny.
Tea at Trianon also on said count.

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