Friday, August 11, 2017

Did You Know that Nearly 50 Percent of Americans Support Slavery?

“I have never understood why it is ‘greed’ to want to keep the money you’ve earned, but not greed to want to want to take somebody else’s money.” — Thomas Sowell, Barbarians Inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays

An article I read carried this headline: “Big NY voter majority favors ‘millionaire tax.’” More recently, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio “proposed a tax on the wealthy to pay for repairs to the city’s deteriorating subway system.” It seems to me that the people who use the subway should pay more.........In the Federalist Papers (No. 10), Madison writes that democracies are “spectacles of turbulence and contention.” Pure democracies are “incompatible with personal security or the rights of property…...... or the voting public who benefit from the labor of other people in the name of “fairness.”........To Read More.....

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