Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Twelve Parallels in Political Economy (Bob Higgs)

The always clever Robert Higgs uses parallels to describe the destructive nature of the political economy:

The federal budget is to a tolerable government

as the Palace of Versailles is to a two-car garage.


The Code of Federal Regulations is to the rule of law

as a trainload of cyanide is to a nutritious diet.


A member of Congress is to the preservation of our liberties

as a member of the Mafia is to the propagation of Christianity.

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