Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Worthwhile Sentences on Defense

From the Boston Globe:  "It seems sensible to make every effort to enlist the body's own ability to heal itself—which is what, at bottom, placebos seem to do"

From Doug Bandow: "Indeed, today the military does almost everything except defend the United States."

From Nassim Taleb: "Your reputation is harmed the most by what you say to defend it."

From Billy Graham's wife when asked if she had ever considered divorce: "Divorce? No. Murder? Yes."

From long dead economist Frederic Bastiat: "When goods don't cross borders, soldiers will."


You are the reason why I do not write privately. I would love to hear your thoughts, whether you agree or not.