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Notable Quote – George Will and Prof. Don Boudreaux

Modernity’s gift has been the ability and determination to sharply delineate private and public spheres, with the private being the zone of individual sovereignty. It is the realm of the household, the family, and the work that sustains both. This is the basis of the proposition that the Constitution of the first consciously modern nation, …

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Notable Quote – George Will

And the more things government touches, the more people will have interests in touching, and wheedling, government. Progressives purport to be scandalized by modern Washington, which is indeed an unlovely maelstrom of interest groups maneuvering to maximize their rent-seeking. This is, however, the Washington that progressives should have known they were making. But they only …

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Notable Quote – George Will

It is, however, an iron law: The more government does to influence the flow of money, the more money will be spent to influence elections. -George Will ( The Conservative Sensibility) (H/T: Cafe Hayek) As Government controls more resources and takes/spends more money, the stakes keep increasing.  The lure to control that money flow is irresistible …

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Notable Quote – George Will

A progressive’s work is never done because everything is progressivism’s business. -George Will (The Conservative Sensibility) How true – they never stop in their efforts to institute top-down control because THEY don’t believe YOU can control your own life. They are, by mindset, unable to leave others alone. It’s like they think they’re royalty or sumptin…

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Notable Quote – Lloyd Marcus

“Trump’s speech revealed a far more ideologically conservative Trump than he was is 2016. When Trump ran for the presidency, he was not ideological. His leanings appeared to be towards the left. He probably thought conservatives were a bit paranoid and over-the-top sounding the alarm about how Democrats seek to undermine our country’s best interests. …

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Notable Quote – Gerrit Wormhoudt

If we open our minds, we cannot but realize that, for the most part, the elaborate barriers designed to minimize the role of government force in our lives have over time been increasingly ignored. Those very few powers granted to the federal government have been so broadly construed as to become meaningless. -Gerrit Wormhoudt (Opting …

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Notable Quote – Steven Pinker

The doctrine of sustainability assumes that current rates of use of a resource may be extrapolated into the future until it rams into a ceiling. The implication is that we must switch to a renewable resource that can be replenished at the rate we use it, indefinitely. In reality, societies have always abandoned a resource …

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Notable Quote – Ari Fleischer

[Bernie Sanders says that] Socialism is for compassion, justice, and love. Well I don’t know what nation on Earth where socialism has ever achieved those objectives. Freedom achieves those objectives but socialism has brought, to 10s of millions around the world, instead, is oppression, injustice, and scarcity. This is what socialism delivers. -Ari Fleicher (Fox …

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Notable Quote – It’s all about tolerance towards them until Power has been achieved

…Turning to the Equality Act, Biden said, “I promise you if I’m elected president it will be the first thing I ask to be done. It will send a message around the world, not just at home.” “This is our soul, da*mit, this is who we have to be… This is our real moral obligation,” …

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