"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

Monday, December 12, 2016

Kind Words for Hillary Clinton form Kim-Jung Un

Calling Hillary Clinton a “venomous fish-wife” seems apt, but not overboard. She should accept it as a compliment. It is a much nicer phrase than I have used to describe her. m/r

F.H. Buckley December 11, 2016

So it seems as though Kim-Jung Un has called Hillary Clinton a “venomous fish-wife.” Say what you want about the little squirt, but he does have a way with words.
Reminds me of the time when the Nixon tapes came out and revealed his one-word description of Pierre Trudeau. They asked John Diefenbaker to comment, and got this from him. “Well, harrumph, harrumph, one thing you have to give Mr. Nixon for, harrumph, harrumph, he certainly does know his anatomy.

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