Archive for the ‘Politics’ category

Romney or Huntsman Jr.

February 1st, 2011

Recently a friend of mine posed a simple question: “Romney or Huntsman Jr…” This is referencing to the republican Presidential candidacy for the 2012 election in the light of recent events in the news. These events tend to lead to much speculation that John Huntsman Jr. will make a bid for the office (see article […]

Quote of the Day 1/18/11

January 18th, 2011

“The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” -Thomas Jefferson, letter to Spencer Roane, March 9, 1821 Does this apply today? If so, what is the “Pruning Knife” and how would it be “employed” without violent consequences […]

Quote of the Day 12/28/10

December 28th, 2010

“My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.” -Thomas Jefferson

Quote of the Day 12/27/10

December 27th, 2010

“To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” -Thomas Jefferson Mr. Jefferson was quite a man! I think that I may expound my thoughts on this in a later post, look for that in the future.