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May 13, 2017

Think carefully before demanding that the government take up your cause

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"The average American of today is intellectually so far removed from his forebears
that instead of regarding government with apprehension,
he is more likely to regard it as a virtual parent,
concerned only with protecting him and helping him."
- George Reisman

Human nature being what it is, no government in history has ever been able to live up to the expectations that the current generation of Americans has for our government, and no government is ever likely to.

The government cannot take up your cause without oppressing those who do not embrace that cause.  If you're okay with that, then you are the reason our forebears regarded government with apprehension.  Modern government is full of people like you -- fine with the idea of oppression, as long as the oppressors are your fellow ideological tribespeople.

March 29, 2017

Teach a man to fish...

Teach a man to fish, and he'll eat for life.
Give a man someone else's fish, and he'll vote for you.
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February 13, 2017

#RESIST the left's unhinged rhetoric


"Donald Trump is such a terrifying fascist
dictator that literally no one fears speaking out
against him on literally any platform."


January 25, 2017

President Donald J. Trump, champion of the Constitution

Not.


Please cite the section of the Constitution which grants the federal government the power to "send in the Feds" to combat crime that is manifestly a local law enforcement issue.  If the local police can't get a handle on it, any escalation of the issue is the responsibility of the state of Illinois.

The federal government can't step in unless it turns into insurrection.