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Gov. Brown Does the Sacramento Choo-Choo

willis9 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:16 PM
Every socialist state fails by bankrupting itself, but the post mortems always blame something, anything, else. This will be no different, they can not admit the failure is systemic so they will keep doing the same thing looking for a different result. They comfort themselves by telling each other that cause is noble and they are noble for trying again though the end is great suffering and death by millions.
Hoss13 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:58 AM
Right on, Willis. And every socialist/statist/collectivist tells himself and everybody around him that it will be different this time because they're smarter than the previous iterations/generations of collectivists and statists.
Hoss13 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:58 AM
Right on, Willis. And every socialist/statist/collectivist tells himself and everybody around him that it will be different this time because they're smarter than the previous iterations/generations of collectivists and statists.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Jerry Brown gives great speeches with unusual quotes that never let the listener forget he is a former seminarian. In that spirit during his State of the State address Thursday, Brown quoted jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, told a story from Genesis and marveled at the "mysterious cycle in human events" observed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. He moved on to Michel de Montaigne and Irish poet William Butler Yeats. But then Brown ventured into the land he rarely visits, the land of words with one syllable. He ended his address before a joint session of the California Legislature...