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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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It has become one of my favorite quotes, but that is not because it is easy. Be egalitarian regarding persons. Be elitist regarding ideas. — Peter Kreeft of Boston College (from here) The statement is simple, but the implementation is not. … Continue reading
Occasionally, when I see I am getting a fair number of visitors from Black Velvet Bruce Li, I wander on over to see Greg Letiecq’s latest mischief. Since I do not approve of his website, I find it mighty strange … Continue reading
I suppose the dream that we might judge each other solely by the content of our character instead of by our race, sex or creed remains only that, a dream. The Potomac News reviewed the electoral races in Prince William … Continue reading
The SkepticalObservor has the latest regarding the Eleventh Congressional District Committee’s unanimous rejection of Julie Lucas’ appeal regarding the 51st District Convention which nominated Faisal Gill (see here). Charles at his blog, Two Conservatives, has fact checked the bloggers attacking … Continue reading
During press conference today, Faisal Gill, candidate for the House of Delegates, 51st District, announced an immigration reform proposal (here). Subsequently, he described his proposal in more detail in an email to supporters.