Monday, March 07, 2011

Worthwhile Sentences on Practical Politics

From Jerry Bowyer: "What works are societies governed according to principles that conform to the iron laws of human nature"

From David Brooks: "Seniors vote. Taxpayers revolt...The future has no union."

From Mitch Daniels: "Purity in martyrdom is for suicide bombers."

From Tyler Cowen: "I prefer a situation where each prisoner costs the state government a good deal."

From R.R. Reno: "The expansion of political responsibility beyond a certain point would absorb our private lives, a result that entails the opposite of what most people intend when they endorse political liberty."

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