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A Free People, And A Resurgence Of Wisdom

MoreFreedom Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 3:21 PM
From a politicians' (or rent-seeking political contributors') point of view, It's better to distract taxpayers with things like large soda bans, so the government looting from taxpayers can continue.

“People call this the ‘new normal.’ Let me assure you there is nothing normal about this at all. It’s the new ‘abnormal,’ and it won’t last, because as free people we won’t stand for it…”

With those remarks, business magnate and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes drew thunderous applause from his audience.

It was October of 2012, about 2 weeks before our last presidential election. Forbes was speaking to a crowd of 10,000 in the comforts of a beautiful indoor sporting area (the “Idaho Center”). He was headlining yet another west-coast based “Power Up!” business and motivational seminar with Sarah Palin,...