"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

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

It was just the "Vast Right-Wing-Conspiracy, conspiring"

The left just can't talk straight. m/r

12 words that undid the Dems in 2016

Exclusive: Jack Cashill notes this year, 'leftists lost control of the semantic battlefield'

Jack Cashill 12-28-16

In 2016, for the first time in the broadcast era, leftists lost control of the semantic battlefield. If they recognized this fact, they recognized it too late. Thanks largely to social media, their Orwellian efforts to redefine, re-purpose or evade ordinary word usage made them look foolish and ultimately left them vulnerable to defeat. Twelve damning words:
12. Micro-aggression. In the hothouse environment of the American campus, the claim to have suffered a micro-aggression – an inadvertent slight to one’s identity – gathered pity points for the offended snowflakes. In the real world, where people suffer macro-aggressions on a daily basis, the whole concept just seemed trivial and pathetic.
11. Islamic. The problem here was that Democrats, from the president on down, could not bring themselves to use the word in a context where it was absolutely demanded, namely terrorism.

Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/12/12-words-that-undid-the-dems-in-2016/#SBgLmd5lt285FFE4.99

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