Tennessee politics seems to work the same way, with the collusive old-boys just diluting the truth. m/r
A Maddening Whiskey Shortage | The American Spectator
Tennessee’s alcohol politics put entrenched interests first.
"Fascism and communism both promise "social welfare," "social justice," and "fairness" to justify authoritarian means and extensive arbitrary and discretionary governmental powers." - F. A. Hayek"
"Life is a Bungling process and in no way educational." in James M. Cain
Jean Giraudoux who first said, “Only the mediocre are always at their best.”
If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law. Sir Winston Churchill
"summum ius summa iniuria" ("More laws, more injustice.") Cicero
As Christopher Hitchens once put it, “The essence of tyranny is not iron law; it is capricious law.”
"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." Ronald Reagan
"Law is where you buy it." Raymond Chandler
"Why did God make so many damn fools and Democrats?" Clarence Day
"If I feel like feeding squirrels to the nuts, this is the place for it." - Cluny Brown
"Oh, pshaw! When yu' can't have what you choose, yu' just choose what you have." Owen Wister "The Virginian"
Oscar Wilde said about the death scene in Little Nell, you would have to have a heart of stone not to laugh.
Thomas More's definition of government as "a conspiracy of rich men procuring their own commodities under the name and title of a commonwealth.” ~ Winston S. Churchill, A History of the English Speaking Peoples
“Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.” ~ Jonathon Swift
GOOD FRIDAY AND VERY HAPPY EASTER, ESPECIALLY TO MY BELOVED CHRISTIAN NATION X! BISMILLAH...Less than four hours after this ecumenical greeting, Mr Shah was savagely murdered outside his shop by his co-religionists:
Let's Follow The Real Footstep Of Beloved Holy Jesus Christ (PBUH) And Get The Real Success In Both Worlds xxxx
The victim was found seriously injured on Minard Road, Glasgow, and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he later died on Thursday.A 32-year-old Muslim man has been arrested.
An eyewitness, who did not want to be named, told the Daily Record: "As I drove past I saw two men standing over the victim.
"One was stamping on his head. There was a pool of blood on the ground. It was horrific."
|Odysseus and the Sirens|
... we go out of our way to demonstrate that we are the suckers they believe us to be.The West’s Parasites Again Become Its Predators | The American Spectator
One of the airport bombers received a nine-year sentence for shooting at police officers in 2010. His younger brother, who authorities say perished in the subway bombing, received a five-year sentence for carjacking in 2011. With both men behind bars, they could not possibly have carried out the Brussels attacks, right? Right?
|I got two Stnking Badges! Mexican and U.S.|
British Muslims Fear Repercussions Over Tomorrow's Train BombingBut the old jokes don't play when everyone who matters in our world does them for real. This time round the government official with direct responsibility for dealing with today's slaughter, a slice of ham with the absurdly Tintinesque name of Jan Jambon, issued the usual halfwit apologia the day before the atrocity. As M Jambon, the Belgian Interior Minister, told CNN on Monday [the day before the Islamic Terror Bombs went off]:
Jambon says the majority of young Muslims are well integrated into Belgian society, but admits his government has more to do to make some feel "at home" in their own country, given that a sense of alienation can leave them open to the threat of radicalization.-go to links-