Tuesday, June 21, 2011

A Full Basket Of "Nicely Saids"..................

The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.– H.L. Mencken
It is easy to be conspicuously ‘compassionate’ if others are being forced to pay the cost.– Murray N. Rothbard
If you look at Washington, you see permanently camped on the banks of the Potomac spread around in concentric circles an army representing thousands of selfish interests. The sole purpose of their presence is to plunder, by hook or crook, the public treasury for the benefit of their particular people or corporations.– Charlie Reese
Source: The “Me” Method Of Government., Conservative Chronicle, P. 17, July 31, 1996
At first it was the incomes of corporations, then of rich citizens, then of well-provided widows and opulent workers, and finally the wealth of housemaids and the tips of waitresses. This is all in line with the ability to pay doctrine. The poor, simply because there are more of them, have more ability to pay than the rich.– Frank Chodorov
(1887-1966) American author, publisher
Source: The Income Tax: Root of All Evil
“The American Republic will endure, until politicians realize they can bribe the people with their own money.”– Alexis de Tocqueville
[Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel, le Comte de Tocqueville] (1805-1859) French historian
It is said, mostly by Libertarians, that ‘taxation is theft.’ Theft is too mild a word. Typically, a thief strikes only once, and doesn’t pretend that his robbery is legitimate. Taxation is actually slavery.– Rick Tompkins

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