"In my humble opinion, those who come to engage in debates of consequence, and who challenge accepted wisdom, should expect to be treated badly.
Nonetheless, they must stand undaunted. That is required. And, that should be expected.
For, it is bravery that is required to secure freedom."
~Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
Francis Boyer Lecture American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Washington, D.C. February 13, 2001
Thanks to God that he gave me stubbornness when I know I am right.