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Category Archives: Quotes
Can we please retire Hank Johnson this time around? And no, not with his predecessor.
All the armies of Europe, Asia, and Africa . . . , with a Bonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of … Continue reading
“If you pass the Stupak amendment, more children will be born, and therefore it will cost us millions more. That’s Bart Stupak revealing some of the arguments of his Dem colleagues against his stand on abortion.
“If I could create one job in the private sector by helping to grow a business, that would be one more than Congress has created in the last six months,” – Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)
After political crusades for “affordable housing” ended up ruining the housing market and much of the economy with it, many of the same politicians are now carrying on a crusade for “affordable health care.” But what you can afford has … Continue reading
In reading Henry Mark Holzer’s revived blog, I had the pleasure of reading, once again, Francisco d’Anconia’s speech on the nature of money in Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. I post the speech here in it’s entirety, and ask you each … Continue reading
“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” Pitt the Younger
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. – John Adams.
“I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, … Continue reading
This is over at Kim du Toit’s site: An interesting incident occurred in Loiuisville Tuesday. Two young misunderstood victims of society apparently suffered what Massad Ayoob has elsewhere called, “…a catastrophic failure in the victim-selection process”.
I was watching the Pennsylvania Primary coverage last night and among other things, they were playing a speech by Barack Obama, the great articulate speaker of our time. This quote jumped out at me: I mean, think about it. How … Continue reading
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity … Continue reading
Thomas Sowell points to a few points to ponder. My favorite is this: A reader says that he had a T-shirt made that said: “Stop Continental Drift!” It made as much sense as “Stop Global Warming.”