Shifting the Wealth Around

“When government taxes, borrows and spends, it shifts unemployment from one sector to another. Of course, the sector that benefits tends to be a political favorite of the shifter.” — Walter Williams

Medicine and Magic

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. –Thomas Szasz

Thoughts on Stress

Stress is like spice. In the right proportion, it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal. Too much may choke you. –Donald Tubesing, from “Kicking Your Stress Habits”

Driving While Obama

“Governmental economic planning is back seat driving by a man who doesn’t know how to drive and who … doesn’t know where he wants to go.” — economist and expert on the Great Depression, Benjamin Anderson