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Free Markets or Black Markets?

“In totalitarian countries, ‘free market’ is called ‘black market.’ Freedom is illegal.” — Lisa Miller Share on Facebook

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Deflation: A Thought from Lisa Miller

“Deflation is good when it is a correction from govt manipulation and bubbles. It benefits the poor and middle class.” — Lisa Miller Share on Facebook

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A Thought from Barry Goldwater (with thanks to Lisa Miller)

“Equality, rightly understood, as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences. Wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.” — … Continue reading

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What’s a Politician to Do?: A Thought from Edmund Burke

“It is the business of the speculative philosopher to mark the proper ends of government.  It is the business of the politician, who is the philosopher in action, to find out proper means to those ends, and to employ them … Continue reading

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Thoughts Regarding Ethics: Albert Schweitzer (via Lisa Miller)

“Ethics are nothing but reverence for life. That is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil.” — Albert Schweitzer. Share … Continue reading

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Knight’s Oath for King Arthur’s Round Table (Thanks to Lisa Miller)

“I will develop my life for the greater good. I will place character above riches, and concern for others above personal wealth, I will never boast, but cherish humility instead, I will speak the truth at all times, …and forever … Continue reading

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The Natural Life in Us: A Thought from C. S. Lewis (thanks to Lisa Miller)

“The natural life in each of us is something self-centred, something that wants to be petted and admired, to take advantage of other lives, to exploit the whole universe. And especially it wants to be left to itself: to keep … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Central Planners: Adam Smith (with thanks to Lisa Miller)

“The man of system…seems to imagine that he can arrange the different members of a great society with as much ease as the hand arranges the different pieces upon a chess-board. He does not consider that in the great chess-board … Continue reading

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Several Thoughts from Thomas Jefferson

“Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government, those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.” “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools … Continue reading

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Liberty or Security: A Thought from Samuel Adams

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. … Continue reading

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