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Grasping Government Supporters <- KAZ


Government programs are driven by greed, not altruism.

It is the selfish who demand that politicians take money from others, and redistribute it to themselves.

KAZ Vorpal, But Now You Know (2011)

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Posted by on April 15, 2011 in economic, Politics

 

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Liberty over Power <- Ben Franklin


Ben Franklin 100 Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor Liberty to purchase power.

Ben Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack

 
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Posted by on October 26, 2009 in Politics

 

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Politicians: Useless for Prosperity


Atlas, Supporting Taxes and RegulationsRoaming the world as a foreign correspondent for more than a decade, I was able to observe how a variety of vastly different nations organized themselves economically.

The inescapable conclusion was that no politician anywhere on the planet has ever actually created a rupee’s worth of prosperity.

Louis Rukeyser, “Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street” newsletter, Nov 96

 
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Posted by on October 5, 2009 in Foreign Policy, Politics

 

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Tyrannosaurus Debt


ssexbshr890_smlSolvency is maintained by means of a national debt, on the principle, “If you will not lend me the money, how can I pay you?”

Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Attributes” (1856)

 
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Posted by on September 14, 2009 in economic, Politics

 

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Public Debt


The consequences arising from the continual accumulation of public debts in other countries ought to admonish us to be careful to prevent their growth in our own.

— President John Adams

The original greenback, from whence the name comes

The original greenback, from whence comes the name

 
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Posted by on August 12, 2009 in Politics, Uncategorized

 

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