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I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. -- Benjamin Franklin (from here)
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Our battle against busybody socialism continues. In Virginia, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli now leads the defense. Cuccinelli will use the legislation sponsored by Delegate Bob Marshall, HB 10, the Health Care Freedom Act March 30th, 2009 Dear Friends, What a week it has been! … Continue reading
From time-to-time I analyze an email that circulates a myth, a hoax, or a lie about the Internet. Yet the Internet hardly serves as the only means for circulating and perpetuating myths, hoaxes, and lies. Consider where you first heard the ignorant notion … Continue reading
I routinely get emails or hear people use quotes that they have not taken the time to fact check. Here is the latest. When I was a kid, Ike was president, I couldn’t ever imagine why he was so popular. … Continue reading
Prince William County Republicans met in convention yesterday. The primary purpose of this meeting was to elect the Chairman of the Prince William County Republican Committee. Since Lyle Beefelt has done a good job, and he wanted the job again, nobody else contested … Continue reading
I do not watch much television. So I had not seen this interview. So this is old news. Nonetheless, if you have not seen it, it is still worth watching. What is weird is that I had heard that Bret … Continue reading