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Correcting a Massive Typo by USA Today

Words Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 9:37 AM
Most of time man has been on this planet there were no laws.
Jim1653 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 11:13 AM
No Words, there have always been laws. They're called Laws of Nature. If you are not wise enough, or big enough, mean enough, you're gonna get et, aten, eaten, oh heck you know Mauled or something like that.
Wayne371 Wrote: Aug 16, 2012 10:19 AM
During that time, we were self regulating. Horse thieves were hung, rapists were killed, murderers were killed. There was law, it was citizen imposed. I think that is part of the problem today. Kids in school once took the jerk of class out and gave him an "educational" meeting. This assisted the jerk to learn better mannerism. A lifelong lesson learned at an early age, that today is against the law.

Although this line is attributed to many people, Wikiquote says that Gideon Tucker was the first to warn us that “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”

This cartoon about Keynesian economics sort of makes the same point, but not with the same eloquence.

But that’s not the point of this post. Instead, I want to focus on this grossly misleading headline in USA Today: “This Congress could be least productive since...

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