Liberal Intolerance, Press Bias and the Progressive plan to fundamentally change America
I am not sure how many times I have posted something from Thomas Sowell or called him brilliant, but if your keeping count at home +1 today. This one article should be required reading prior to voting.
On the redistribution of wealth:
Not since the days of slavery have there been so many people who feel entitled to what other people have produced as there are in the modern welfare state, whether in Western Europe or on this side of the Atlantic…
…Do either Barack Obama or his followers have any idea how many countries during the 20th century set out to “spread the wealth” — and ended up spreading poverty instead? At some point, you have to turn from rhetoric, theories, and ideologies to facts.
On the Economy
Economist Edward Lazear has cut through all of Barack Obama’s claims about “creating jobs” with one plain and inescapable fact — “there hasn’t been one day during the entire Obama presidency when as many Americans were working as on the day President Bush left office.” Whatever number of jobs were created during the Obama administration, more have been lost.
On Liberal Intolerance
How are children supposed to learn to act like adults, when so much of what they see on television portrays adults acting like children?
I am so old that I can remember when liberals were liberal — instead of being intolerant of anything and anybody that is not politically correct.
Whenever you hear people talking about “a living Constitution,” almost invariably they are people who are in the process of slowly killing the Constitution by “interpreting” its restrictions on government out of existence.
On the Media
The question to be asked of people in the media, and one that they should ask themselves, should be: “Is your first loyalty to your audience or to your ideology?” The same question should be asked of educators, especially those who see themselves as “agents of social change,” even though that is not the job description under which they have been hired and paid.
Full article can be found at: http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/330483/illiberal-liberals-thomas-sowell
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