Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Conservative Quick Quips, Quotes, News and More – 3/23/11

image"Unable to maintain their government-granted monopoly, the powerful railroad interests turned to government to do the regulating and price-fixing which they were unable to do themselves. In fact, the pressure that induced Congress to enact the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887 did not come from reformers bemoaning abuses by the powerful railroad interests; it came from the railroad interests themselves, asking Congress to shield them against the harsh winds of competition." -- Dan Smoot

Quick Hits from Heritage:

Tell a joke:

Q: What's the only thing worse than an incompetent liberal president?
A: A competent liberal president.

"Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it." -- Thomas Sowell

"Destroy the family, you destroy the country." -- Vladimir Ilyich Lenin