Monthly Archives: January 2015

Economy

Ronald Reagan said that the government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.” Which seems to … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Mr. President

“To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion or empire, above any realm, nation, or city, is repugnant to nature; contumely to God, a thing most contrarious to his revealed will and approved ordinance, and finally it is the … Continue reading

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Forecast

“If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear, Your favours nor your hate.” So asks Banquo of the witches in … Continue reading

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The March

“Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises, for never intending to go beyond promise, it costs nothing.” The words of Edmund Burke seem particularly relevant as we survey the reaction to the murders in Paris last week of … Continue reading

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Free Speech

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” More than ever are these words of George Washington important and, assuming self-slaughter is not one of our new … Continue reading

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Money

“Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.” So thought Sophocles and this is as good a thought … Continue reading

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