Quote of the Day

“Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.”

Professor Milton Friedman


Jim said…
"When the government's boot is on your throat, whether it is a left boot or a right boot is of no consequence." – Gary Lloyd

"Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys." – P.J. O'Rourke

"The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." – Anon

"Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under." – H.L. Mencken

"The power to tax is the power to destroy." – John Marshall

"The government was set to protect man from criminals – and the Constitution was written to protect man from the government." – Ayn Rand

"The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin." – Mark Twain
Chris Whiteside said…
I like some of those.

No, actually I like all of them. Especially the one about the tax man.

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