The freedom to decide what kind of retirement to have, when to …

The freedom to decide what kind of retirement to have, when to cease working, how much to put aside for one’s retirement at various points in one’s life, and how to invest or utilize one’s contributions to one’s pension are all freedoms that go to the heart of the freedom and responsibility to shape one’s life. Daniel Shapiro
Philosophy professor, West Virginia University, Investor’s Business Daily, December 1, 1998

Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own …

Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Accustomed to trample on the rights of others, you have lost the genius of your own independence and become the fit subjects of the first cunning tyrant who rises among you. Abraham Lincoln
(1809-1865), 16th president of the United States.

The prospect remains that an overzealous prosecutor or investigator — aware that a …

The prospect remains that an overzealous prosecutor or investigator — aware that a person has committed some suspicious acts, but unable to make a criminal case — will create a crime by surprising the subject, asking about those acts, and receiving a false denial. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
wrote in a concurring opinion in Brogan v. United States (1996), warning against the ‘sweeping generality’ of Section 1001’s language, foreshadowing what happened in the Martha Stewart case.

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