Thoughts, essays, and writings on Liberty. Written by the heirs of Patrick Henry.

“In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.”     Voltaire

April 7, 2008

Quote Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

The late Charlton Heston, back in 1987:

There’s no question that one of the most pernicious effects of modern society is the seeming impossibility of reversing the tendency of government to get bigger. It has under every administration, I guess, in the history of the Republic — certainly in this century. And despite all the protestations and brave assertions that if I’m elected we will cut big government, which has been included in the platforms of most men who ran for the presidency in the last 30 or 40 years, it doesn’t stop.

H/T: Hit&Run

TrackBack URI:
Read more posts from
• • •

1 Comment

  1. Elect me, and I’ll create a cabinet-level department of Government Reduction. I’ll add a hundred thousand new government auditors to guarantee that our government is as lean as it can be.

    Comment by Scooby — April 9, 2008 @ 1:06 pm

Comments RSS

Subscribe without commenting

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

Powered by: WordPress • Template by: Eric • Banner #1, #3, #4 by Stephen Macklin • Banner #2 by Mark RaynerXML