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June 28, 2012
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Thomas Column: Sometimes, ideology trumps compromise

"To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light." - Benjamin Franklin

In politics these days we hear a lot about compromise. But it seems to me that our nation wasn't founded by compromising with the British monarchy. We also hear that those of us who embrace a strong ideology, one that we may be willing to die for, are rock-heads who are unenlightened in this progressive age.

Now, you folks who have no ideology must admit that our nation was founded on very definite principles by well-educated persons, the majority of whose ideologies were unyielding, being developed …

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