Monday, January 11, 2010

CPSIA - Quotes

"Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it."

Woodrow Wilson

“Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.”

Benito Mussolini

“The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”

Plato

"The demagogue is one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots."

H.L. Mencken

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Here's another Mencken quote that seems to apply well to our Nanny state, including the CPSIA:

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H.L. Mencken

Tristan Benz - Maiden America - www.maidenus.com said...

There is a quote in this feature worth digging up...it's just before the mention of farmers or thereabouts... http://tinyurl.com/y8rlx2b Apparently, Rick, we've all just got too many tables with square corners...