Saturday, October 20, 2012

Quotes of the Day

We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
- Winston Churchill

A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it gives people what they want instead of what a particular group of people thinks they ought to want.  Underlying most arguments against a free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
- Milton Friedman

(And no, the picture shown above is not me trying on my Halloween costume a few days early to make sure it fits.  Then again ....)


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