The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule
~ H. L. Mencken
It is easy to be conspicuously ‘compassionate’ if others are being forced to pay the cost.
~ Murray N. Rothbard
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
~ Ayn Rand in “The Nature of Government”
The American government creates 50,000 new laws each year, and over 2 million new regulations. Then we are told by the courts that ‘Ignorance of the law is no excuse!
~ Lorne Strider