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"'-The attempt to impose upon man, a creature of growth and capable of sweetness, to ooze juicily at the last round the bearded lips of God, to attempt to impose, I say, laws and conditions appropriate to a mechanical creation, against this i raise my swordpen-'"
-A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Oliver Laurence North- Member of the national security council who headed the illegal operations that became known in the Iran-Contra scandal He claimed that he kept the operations a secret from President Reagan. He is a former United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, political commentator, television host, military historian, and New York Times best-selling author.