If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

- George Washington

Monday, 2 July 2012

Quote of the week

Thomas Sowell:
In the political language of today, people who want to keep what they have earned are said to be "greedy," while those who wish to take their earnings from them and give it to others (who will vote for them in return) show "compassion."
The full article is well worth a read.

H/t Counting Cats


  1. Sounds like yet another irregular verb

    I am compassionate
    You are greedy
    He is needy
    They are a drain on national resources

  2. Other people's money...... the root of most bad behaviour

  3. To quote Mrs T: The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money.


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