Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Nothing is so galling to people, not broken in from the birth, as a paternal, or, in other words a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read, and say, and eat, and drink, and wear.
— T.B. MacAulay, Southey's Colloquies 
Monday, January 11, 2010
To the extent that a society limits its government to policing functions which curb the individuals who engage in aggressive and criminal actions, and conducts its economic affairs on the basis of free and willing exchange, to that extent domestic peace prevails. When a society departs from this norm, its governing class begins, in effect, to make war upon the rest of the nation. A situation is created in which everyone is victimized by everyone else under the fiction of each living at the expense of all.
— Edmund A. Opitz
Saturday, January 30, 2010
FFF ... again
From a recent edition of the Email Update from the Future of Freedom Foundation: