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" Although the big word on the left is 'compassion,' the big agenda on the left is dependency. "
" The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way. "
" All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting 'the rich' to pay 'their fair share' is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics. "
" There are few things more dishonorable than misleading the young. "
" Those parts of history that would undermine the vision of the Left - which prevails in our education system from elementary school to postgraduate study - are not likely to get much attention. "
" The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites. "
" Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. "
" Helping those who have been struck by unforeseeable misfortunes is fundamentally different from making dependency a way of life. "
" If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly. "
" Few professors would dare to publish research or teach a course debunking the claims made in various ethnic, gender, or other 'studies' courses. "
" Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is. "
" The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings. "
" One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them. "
" It is a way to take people's wealth from them without having to openly raise taxes. Inflation is the most universal tax of all. "
" The biggest and most deadly 'tax' rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits - food stamps, housing subsidies and the like - if their income goes up. "
" Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities. "
" There is no question that liberals do an impressive job of expressing concern for blacks. But do the intentions expressed in their words match the actual consequences of their deeds? "
" The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. "
" Our schools and colleges are turning out people who cannot feel fulfilled unless they are telling other people what to do. "
" People who have time on their hands will inevitably waste the time of people who have work to do. "
" What 'multiculturalism' boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except Western culture - and you cannot blame any culture in the world except Western culture. "
" A shortage is a sign that somebody is keeping the price artificially lower than it would be if supply and demand were allowed to operate freely. "
" Creating whole departments of ethnic, gender, and other 'studies' was part of the price of academic peace. All too often, these 'studies' are about propaganda rather than serious education. "
" People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything. "
" Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights. "
" As for gun control advocates, I have no hope whatever that any facts whatever will make the slightest dent in their thinking - or lack of thinking. "
" Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket within the decade? You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America. "
" The black family survived centuries of slavery and generations of Jim Crow, but it has disintegrated in the wake of the liberals' expansion of the welfare state. "
" Liberalism is totalitarianism with a human face. "
" All too often when liberals cite statistics, they forget the statisticians' warning that correlation is not causation. "
" The more people who are dependent on government handouts, the more votes the left can depend on for an ever-expanding welfare state. "