The defining characteristic of the modern ‘progressive’ is that he has zero gratitude or appreciation for the advances and benefits of Western civilization, nor for the efforts over the years — largely by white males — to create a world that has lifted billions out of poverty.
The problem with our kakistocracy is that there are too many persons who are over-qualified for positions in government.
It’s disturbing that our current crop of elected officials spend so much time assuring us that free lunches not only exist, but now they are cheaper than ever.
There is nothing that ‘progressives’ hate more than actual progress.
Democracy is the rule of the people, right or wrong.
If an idea or business has merit, under free-market capitalism someone will undertake to make it successful. The only ideas or businesses that languish are those that have no merit. Therefore, when the government backs an idea or a business, it is by definition backing a loser, for only a loser would need government backing.
Whenever someone gets something for nothing, someone else gets nothing for something.
The big difference between Democrats and Republicans is that Democrats want to ruin the country right away; Republicans think we shouldn’t ruin the country until next week.
No problem is sufficiently small that there exists a governmental solution.