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Bad Rules

SMyles Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 1:19 PM
Another one of Reagen's... "Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it."
SMyles Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 1:22 PM
Then the GOP neos added - If it claims it's for National Defense, look the other way.
JustMC Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 1:25 PM
Indeed. If there was anything Eisenhower ever said that was worth hearing...
1Falcon1 Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 7:49 PM
the military is the federal governments MAIN job you moron

We take free speech for granted in America, unlike elsewhere. The furor over that anti-Muslim video is the latest reminder of that.

But freedom of speech is never safe, even here. Many colleges now impose "civility codes." Civility is nice, but enforcing a "civility rule" against offensive speech would put an end to lots of useful provocative speech. As a University of North Carolina student put it, "A picture of Mitt Romney would offend 70 percent of residence hall students."

Taping my Fox Business Network show at UNC, I also learned that the college, to "protect" women, had dropped...