Sunday, February 27, 2011

The unfriendly option

The difference between collective bargaining with governments vs. with private companies is that if governments give employees too much, they can't go out of business.

What do governments do instead?
--L. Reichard White, Sunday, February 27, 2011 11:26 AM

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Dead wrong

The notion that people who commit suicide with guns wouldn't do it without one is like the notion you wouldn't eat because you don't have an electric can opener. --L. Reichard White, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:37 AM

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Do you need permission?

If you must obtain the permission of society before doing something that does NOT harm another person or their property, you are not free. Only a slave acts on permission. A permission is not a right, permissions are granted to slaves by a master--James Cox

What it used to be good for - - -

"Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value -- nothing." --Voltaire

At least when it was paper rather than computer entries -- 95% or more is now such "megabyte money" -- you could use it for heating, wall paper - - - or in the bathroom.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Progress? Are you sure?

Change isn't necessarily progress. --L. Reichard, White, Wednesday, February 09, 2011 1:55 PM

Monday, February 7, 2011

Who's in control of you?

Do you listen to the commentary - - - - or do you observe and decide for yourself?  --L. Reichard White, Monday, February 07, 2011 11:10 PM

Sunday, February 6, 2011


Yes indeed, look to the Egyptian uprising in early 2011 for the paradigm: To nervous governments, "we the people" are the most feared terrorists. --L. Reichard White, Sunday, February 06, 2011 9:09 AM