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Thought For the Day: The Tale of Global Socialism Is One of Ruination

“The young Democrats swooning for Sanders appear unfamiliar with socialism’s century-long career, a dismal tale of ruination from Russia to Cuba to Venezuela. Indeed, are they even aware that China’s greatest reduction in poverty in human history correlates precisely with … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Only Works Until You Run Out of Other People’s Money

“Socialism works only until you run out of other people’s money.” – Margaret Thatcher      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mallet

With our mental battle flags unfurled We debate what makes a better world What might it take to develop it? More than socialism’s empty mallet No matter what pretty and fanciful lies they drape They can never change mankind’s mindscape … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Equal Treatment Is Different Than Attempting To Make People Equal

“There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal.” –  Friedrich Hayek, Economist (1899-1992)   The Road to Serfdom and many other fine books that support economic freedom and illustrate the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Leads To the Even Distribution of Misery

“The main vice of capitalism is the uneven distribution of prosperity. The main vice of socialism is the even distribution of misery.” —Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)    

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Thought For the Day: The Rule of Law Is What Makes Society Stable

“I believe that the main lesson which our generation has learnt is that we must find a new limit for the activities of government, a limit which leaves ample scope for sensible experimentation but which secures the freedom of the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Only From Capitalism That Mankind Has Risen From Feudalistic Society

“If one rejects laissez faire on account of mans fallibility and moral weakness, one must for the same reason also reject every kind of government action.”    – Ludwig von Mises, in Planning for Freedom and Sixteen Other Essays And Addresses … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Is Legal Plunder

“But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits … Continue reading

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