Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
"So this is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause."
"What if the democracy we thought we were serving no longer exists, and the Republic has become the very evil we’ve been fighting to destroy?”
Padmé Amidala, Star Wars III, “The Revenge of the Sith”
Thursday, September 20, 2012
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today."
"It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it."
"It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."
"Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good."
"The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department."
"The word 'racism' is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything - and demanding evidence makes you a 'racist'."
"Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it."
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Monday, February 20, 2012
"Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire."
Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988)