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“Either 'taxation without consent is robbery,' or it is not. If it is not, then any number of men who choose may … call themselves a government; assume absolute authority over all weaker than themselves [and] plunder them at will…”     Lysander Spooner

September 2, 2009

Quote Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

Liberals want to be your Mommy. Conservatives want to be your Daddy. Libertarians want to treat you like an adult.

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  1. “Like” an adult, or “as” an adult? Hope it’s the latter.

    Comment by Amy Ridenour — September 2, 2009 @ 7:53 pm
  2. Amy, I doubt the finer points of prepositions were considered by the Twitterer.

    Comment by Quincy — September 2, 2009 @ 10:05 pm
  3. Should be “like an idiot.”

    Comment by VRB — September 3, 2009 @ 2:42 am
  4. :-)

    Comment by Amy Ridenour — September 3, 2009 @ 4:11 am

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