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“There are more instance of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” -James Madison, 1788 Advertisements

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“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty … Continue reading

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“In my party, compromise cannot be seen as analogous to treason, which it has been recently.” -Jon Huntsman

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“The law, contrary to all the ordinary principles of justice, first creates the temptation, and then punishes those who yield to it.” -Adam Smith

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“Without economic freedom the number of the miserable increases, requiring further constraints to keep the peace among them, with a consequent greater loss of freedom.” -P.J. O’Rourke

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“[A]nd I really can’t think about kissing when I’ve got a rebellion to incite.” -Katniss Everdeen

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“It is always much easier to call other people names than to engage in hard, intellectual analysis.” -Milton Friedman

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“That’s what governors do, they wrestle with the issues, they find solutions and they move the agenda forward. At the appropriate time we’ll talk about all of these issues, while remembering that our party is a big tent party. We … Continue reading

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“The self-designated intellectual “elites,” particularly the academic elites, repeat the conventional wisdom they have learned inside their ivory towers, refusing to countenance questions and objections, all while screaming loudly about how much more reasonable they are than everyone else. Weisberg … Continue reading

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“The fact that German anti-Semitism and anticapitalism spring from the same root is of great importance for the understanding of what has happened there, but this is rarely grasped by foreign observers.” Friedrich Hayek

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“Marijuana never kicks down your door in the middle of the night. Marijuana never locks up sick and dying people, does not suppress medical research, does not peek in bedroom windows. Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of … Continue reading

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“While you may think you have to conform to be successful, the more authentic you are, the more magnetism you radiate, which is what creates success.” -Scott Pelikan

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“So I like it to be known that, yes, I looked after the baby and I made bread and I was a househusband and I am proud of it. It’s the wave of the future and I’m glad to be … Continue reading

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“If I had said television is more popular than Jesus, I might have got away with it.” -John Lennon

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It seems obvious to me now – though I have been slow, I must say, in coming to the conclusion – that the institution of private property is one of the main things that have given man that limited amount … Continue reading

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“Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom; socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But … Continue reading

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“From the point of view of fundamental human liberties there is little to choose between communism, socialism and national socialism. They all are examples of the collectvist or totalitarian state …in its essentials not only is completed socialism the same … Continue reading

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“But there are many ways in which we can work toward the same goal, and in the present state of opinion there is some danger that our impatience for quick results may lead us to choose instruments which, though perhaps … Continue reading

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“They who have been bred in the school of politics fail now and always to face the facts. Their measures are half measures and make-shifts, merely. They put off the day of settlement indefinitely, and meanwhile, the debt accumulates.” Henry … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Reagan on Public Unions

“But we cannot compare labor management relations in the private sector with government. Government cannot close down the assembly line. It has to provide, without interruption, the protective services which are governments’ reason for being.” Ronald Reagan, 1981

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“To admit as true that government employees have power to halt or check the functions of government unless their demands are satisfied, is to transfer to them all legislative, executive and judicial power.” New York Supreme Court, 1943

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“Prohibition didn’t work in the Garden of Eden. Adam ate the apple.” Vincente Fox

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Quote of the Day – Reagan Edition

“Man is not free unless government is limited. As government expands, liberty contracts.” Ronald Reagan

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“I use throughout the term “liberal” in the original, nineteenth-century sense in which it is still current in Britain. In current American usage it often means very near the opposite of this. It has been part of the camouflage of … Continue reading

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“Brevity may be the soul of wit, but The Wealth of Nations was no joke.” P.J. O’Rourke

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