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Quote: James Boswell on the Vanity of Voting

Quote: James Boswell on the Vanity of Voting

“To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite beings. Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.” Today, women are notorious for “benevolent” voting patterns which cost a fortune and never produce the outcome expected. They have no interest, or understanding, of either the cost or the outcome. All that … Continue reading

Quote: Kevin O’Leary on Useless Unions

Quote: Kevin O’Leary on Useless Unions

“If I were the President of the United States, I would make unions illegal. They no longer serve a functional purpose in democracy, in my view.” My sentiments exactly. kqd Please click on my link to my related post – Useless Unions – when will they learn? Vol. #3 Essay 14

Quote: Peter Brimelow on Useless Unions

Quote: Peter Brimelow on Useless Unions

“Teachers unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests, which means the union bosses interests, not the members.” This is why every industry that became unionized, early on, went bankrupt. These successful industries were hamstringed financially by the union bosses, and as a result, they could no longer compete in the … Continue reading

Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Socialism

Quote: Alexis de Tocqueville on Socialism

“But one also finds in the human heart a depraved taste for equality, which impels the weak to want to bring the strong down to their level, and which reduces men to preferring equality in servitude to inequality in freedom.”  Political Consequences of the Social State of the Anglo-Americans. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was, and still … Continue reading