Friday, December 9, 2011

Quote of the day - Plundering

Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

- Frédéric Bastiat

Even back in 1850, Bastiat did a masterful job of explaining "legal plunder" but try and explain it to your average American (or a liberal) and watch their eyes gloss over.

Also, I had someone tell me the other day that if we went back to Clinton-era federal spending we might still have been downgraded by S&P.  Laughable and unreal.

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