It might seem reasonable for government to make life more fair. But when it takes your money and freedom trying to do that, life becomes less fair. Everyone is poorer and less free. As government grows, individual liberty shrinks. That’s not fair.
It might help if instead of talking about fairness, we talked about justice: respecting other people, their freedom and their honestly acquired belongings. Real fairness, or justice, requires limiting government power. That means the same rules for everyone. No special favors. No handouts. Or, in Frederic Bastiat’s phrase, no “legal plunder.” John Stossel
March 21st, 2012 at 8:58 AM
Amended: Except the two Pauls.
March 21st, 2012 at 12:56 PM
LOL indeed, you’re right on that Loopy.
March 21st, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Hey, Roxi. It’s Freedom. Not that I mind you calling me Loopy!
March 21st, 2012 at 2:07 PM
OMG! I knew that! LMAO. Sorry…
March 21st, 2012 at 8:57 AM
Now how come we can never get someone running for office to say that?
March 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 AM
March 24th, 2012 at 11:18 AM
They will all SAY it, it’s DOING it that is the problem!
March 24th, 2012 at 11:27 AM
Any of them will SAY it, just like any of them will SAY they’re conservative. It is DOING it that is the problem and there is only one candidate running for President who has…