Get QuoteDark Inspirational Quotes App
" Zero-tolerance on drinking and driving - meaning no drinking at all before driving - is a collective punishment that, in essence, only affects responsible adults who follow the law. "
" We need a smaller, leaner Washington. It won't happen if we raise taxes without any coinciding reform and serious slashing of spending. "
" The problem is that Americans use the state as a moral compass. For libertarians, it is often frustrating to explain that advocating the decriminalization of x is not synonymous with endorsing x. "
" Let's be honest: nothing spoils 'The Walking Dead' quite like watching 'The Walking Dead.' "
" Times change. Every generation has a new set of problems. Human nature is unmoved. "
" A religion without rules or God isn't sustainable. "
" If the wealthy get wealthier, no one has to become one penny poorer. "
" The Bible is filled with intriguing stories about complex and flawed human beings who ponder immense moral questions and engage in colossal clashes with evil. "
" The crusade to convince us that global warming can only be dealt with by wealth destruction and higher energy prices began with an effort to 'raise awareness,' which turned into some delicate nanny-state prodding before efforts to artificially inflate prices. "
" As with most people, my ideology and my attitudes about life were informed by parents and family. "
" You don't have to get things done all the time to be productive. "
" Democracy is just a reflection of our morals and the things that we believe. "
" It's difficult for democracy to function properly under the most favorable circumstances, but it has no chance at all when millions of voters are divorced from objective reality and incapable of understanding what is going on in Washington. "
" Now, admittedly, Twitter can be entertaining on occasion, as it turns out that 140 characters offers a great chance to be misunderstood - and an even greater chance one will expose his inner troglodyte. "
" Broaden the tax base, close loopholes and flatten the tax rates - all of which would bring more revenue stability and certitude to projections as well as make filing a comparable breeze. "
" Anyone who's had a casual conversation with his neighbors or is cognizant of reality TV should already be petrified of democracy. "
" I believe that the war on drugs is a tragically misplaced use of resources - an immoral venture that produces far more suffering than it alleviates. "
" Are you sick and tired of these moralizing moralizers imposing their morality on the rest of us? I know I am. "
" It would probably strike the average politician as absurd to argue that the best way to fix the economy is to stop trying to 'fix it.' "
" Now, I do not, on any level, possess the expertise to argue about the science of anthropological global warming. Nor do you, most likely. This certainly doesn't mean an average citizen has the duty to do the lock step. "
" Democracy allows rhetoric, false empathy and emotion to pummel rational thinking - so it's no wonder so many politicians thrive in it. "
" Most nanny-state initiatives begin on a local level. "
" If the library's rarest frequenters are the ones we'd like to see in them the most, then libraries are failing. "
" Living most of my life in New York, I witnessed plenty of nanny state laws. Later, I lived in D.C. for a bit and saw even more. I assumed when I got to Colorado, the Wild West, there would be a rejection of such intrusive legislation. I was wrong. "
" You'll often hear the left lecture about the importance of dissent in a free society. "
" Progressivism is the belief that we have too much freedom with which to make too many stupid choices. "
" Few things trigger fear and misconception more than economic tribulation, and nothing prompts elected officials to react with more simplistic populism. "
" We have little choice but to place a certain level of trust in scientists - even when it comes to the model-driven speculative discipline of climate change. And, need it be said, most scientists take great care in being honest, principled and precise. "
" Faith helps many people make sense of the world around them. Faith gives them a spiritual connection to something larger. "
" Biblical movies need not sermonize, just be honest to the foundational story. As powerful as the message is for people of faith, it's really great storytelling. "
" The Founding Fathers worried that 'some common impulse of passion' might lead many to subvert the rights of the few. It's a rational fear, one that is played out endlessly. "