Just Some Wisdom For The Day – Friedman vs Donahue
Sometimes you just need to sit back and absorb some wisdom.
Donahue’s pompous body language really tells the tale. He didn’t listen to anything Friedman said, and it never did get absorbed.
More Friedman wisdom for you to reflect on …
Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence. (Read why his words ring true today here, here, and here)
I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it’s possible.
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.
Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.
Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless.