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  • Quote of the Day

    Posted by Chicago Boyz Archive on November 2nd, 2011 (All posts by )

    The Tea Party’s aversion to government spending is as pure an expression of rational self-interest as we have seen in American history.

    Spengler RTWT.

    NOTE: Chicago TEA Party Patriots meeting TONIGHT. I hope to see you there.

     

    4 Responses to “Quote of the Day”

    1. Anonymous Says:

      Well if “self interest” is defined as an aversion to a nanny state where personal freedom is limited – taxes are high to support the other half whose self interest is having the tax money go their way then yes; I would characterize that as a true statement.

      Bill (incognito)

    2. Babs Says:

      When did the words “self interest” become a negative concept? Without “self interest” I might not have retired from teaching before I was gunned down on the playground.

    3. Michael Kennedy Says:

      Placing this comment in proximity to the NY Times article on fraud in psychology research and publication Makes for an interesting comparison. Those who choose to be left alone by a standardless world would certainly seem to have a rational self interest” at work, wouldn’t you say ? I would like to as far from those people as possible, thank you.

    4. Soviet of Washington Says:

      From “Aristocracy of Labor” to “the Roving Cavaliers of Credit“…old Marx may not have had a clue about the solution, but he sure had a colorful way of naming the players.