"No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open to him all the avenues to truth. The most effectual hitherto found, is the freedom of the press. It is, therefore, the first shut up by those who fear the investigation of their actions." --Thomas Jefferson to John Tyler, 1804.

That was the session that was

Though already posted elsewhere (see the Oregonian and NW Republican), we can’t let this go here either.

A longish video at more than 16 minutes, but not a moment too long. And you never thought the legislature was entertaining . . .

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