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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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Category Archives: 2011 Election
To save myself the trouble of looking them up again, I posted these links. From the Virginia State Board of Elections -> November 2011 General Election Unofficial Results. Note the “My County/City” tab allows your to select the races in … Continue reading
Today I attended a rally at the party headquarters for the Prince William County Republican Committee. I found myself astonished by the number of dignitaries at the event. In addition to most of the Republican candidates running for office with voters in this county, the following elected officials attended (and … Continue reading
Want to find out what mystifies Liberal Democrats? See what they say. In her post, Governor’s mistake, Vivian J. Paige cites an editorial she wrote, The governor’s untimely mistake. Which makes the governor’s refusal to apply for $60 million in federal … Continue reading
Lots of Virginians and other Americans do not bother with voting. To some extent I think that a good thing. When ignorant or foolish people do not bother to vote, at least they don’t vote for the wrong person. On … Continue reading