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  • “Men naturally rebel against the injustice of which they are victims. Thus, when plunder is organized by law for the profit of those who make the law, all the plundered classes try somehow to enter — by peaceful or revolutionary means — into the making of laws.
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Frederic Bastiat

No, natural disasters are not good for the economy.

Every time there is a natural disaster old economic fallacies make their appearance. And they are usually always the same. In particular, the argument that a natural disaster is good for the economy. 349 more words

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15 Trillion Gallons of Keynesian Goodness? - LewRockwell


Harvey + government = the Perfect Storm.

Learn about the broken window and Corps of Engineering (government) planning.

……(Feroli) has proceeded straight to the “broken  330 more words

"The State is the great fiction by which everyone endeavours to live at the expense of everyone else.”

One of the best cases against the destructive uses of government was opined by Frederic Bastiat in the words below…
We all therefore, put in our claim, under some pretext or other, and apply to Government. 141 more words

Thought For the Day: Socialism Is Legal Plunder

“But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. 42 more words

Thought For The Day

Allow Education!

Frederic Bastiat, Economist

The most urgent necessity is, not that the State should teach, but that it should allow education. All monopolies are detestable, but the worst of all is the monopoly of education.

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Try Liberty

Frederic Bastiat, Economist

And now that the legislators and do gooders have futilely inflicted so many systems upon society, may they finally end where they should have begun: May they reject all systems. And try liberty.

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