Anarchy is no guarantee that some people won’t kill, injure, kidnap, defraud, or steal from others. Government is a guarantee that some will.
Statism: The belief that you require permission to be free.
The biggest threat to America today is its own federal government. … The biggest dangers we face today don’t even need to sneak past our billion-dollar defense system… they issue the contracts for them.
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a bases. Theoretically, planning may be good. But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity — and until they do (and find a cure), all ideal plans will fall into quicksand.
Have you ever noticed how statists are constantly “reforming” their own handiwork? …. The very fact that they’re always busy “reforming” is an implicit admission that they didn’t get it right the first 50 times.
Individual rights are not granted by a government. They are either secured or they are denied.
It may not be a perfect system, but it’s still the best one there is.
If socialist understood economics, they wouldn’t be socialist.