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Archive for the 'Quotes' Category

More Stupidity from the Ed Biz

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

But the very commonness of common sense makes it unlikely to have any appeal to the anointed. How can they be wiser and nobler than everyone else while agreeing with everyone else?

More Bullshit from Congress

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man, who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow. Law is defined to be a rule of action; but how can that be a rule, which is little known, and less fixed?

And Speaking of Morons…

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

With Stevens’ retirement, the court will be rid of a man whose utter indifference to the Constitution was evident in virtually all his opinions. While this is a good thing, I fear his indifference will be replaced with outright hostility, assuming that BHO selects another individual that reflects his own attitude toward the Constitution.

Quote of the Day 1/13/10

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

The rest of the issue of perceptions is this. America is a nation of ambivalent attitudes. We are nominally a meritocracy, not an aristocracy. We do believe that the better candidate should win. We won’t vote for someone who sounds like an idiot, but we also have a great distrust for intellectuals.

Quote of the Day 1/4/10

Monday, January 4th, 2010

…the People have abdicated our duties…everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses. Juvenal.

Quote of the Day 12/31/09

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

All successful newspapers are ceaselessly querulous and bellicose. They never defend anyone or anything if they can help it; if the job is forced on them, they tackle it by denouncing someone or something else. H.L. Mencken.

Quote of the Day 12/30/09

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

France’s high court has rejected a carbon tax because 93% of industrial CO2 emissions would have been exempted from the tax. While striking down any law regarding a carbon tax is probably a good thing, the court’s reasoning leaves much to be desired…

Quote of the Day 12/29/09

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

I will not rest….BHO.

Quote of the Day 12/28/09

Monday, December 28th, 2009

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin.

Quote of the Day 12/26/09

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

There is no virtue in compulsory government charity, and there is no virtue in advocating it. A politician who portrays himself as caring and sensitive because he wants to expand the government’s charitable programs is merely saying that he is willing to do good with other people’s money. P. J. O’Rourke.