Sowell on the welfare stat

"The welfare state is the greatest confidence racket of all time. The government takes your money in taxes and then turns around and spends some of it to give you things. For this, you feel dependent on them, when in fact they are dependent on you." — Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) August 28, 2018

Right to Win

Wow, Sowell is really good value with this one. Among the many new “rights” being conjured out of thin air, a new one seems to be a “right” to win. Americans have long had the right to put their candidates and their ideas to a vote. Now there seems to be a sense that your… Continue reading Right to Win

Cut the Baby in Half

Just reading another Thomas Sowell article. A thought occurred on compromises. It really annoys me when people approach a conflict with the idea that there is always fault on both sides. Like the latest political beat-up. If you don’t know about Solomon and the baby dispute, read up on it – it’s classic. You can’t… Continue reading Cut the Baby in Half

Finally Found It

Finally found the quote I was looking for last week. Contrast this with our current government: George Washington, who took pride in his self-control, lost his temper completely when someone told him that a decision he was going to make could cost him re-election as President. He blew up at the suggestion that he wanted… Continue reading Finally Found It