"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

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

June 6, 1944 D-Day and June 4, 1942 Battle of Midway

This is a most special week in our history.  

D-Day: June 6, 1944

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops took part in the invasion of Normandy, the pivotal battle in the campaign to liberate Western Europe and ultimately defeat Nazi Germany. Here’s a look back at images from the D-Day landings.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/slideshows/d-day-june-6-1944-world-war-2-photos

Battle of Midway

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the pivotal clash of aircraft carriers in June 1942 that changed the course of the war in the Pacific. Here’s a look at the battle through images from the United States Navy and the National Archives.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/slideshows/battle-midway-ww2-photos

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