Memo For File LXXXVIII

Krugman“O.K., Thursday’s jobs report settles it. We’re going to need a bigger stimulus.”

Economist Paul Krugman of the New York Times (hat tip: Conservative Grapevine)

“One of the methods used by statists to destroy capitalism consists of establishing controls that tie a given industry hand and foot, making it unable to solve its problems, then declaring that freedom has failed and stronger controls are necessary.”

Ayn Rand, “Word Around the Net” Quote of the Day for 7/2/2009 (hat tip: Gerard)

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“As a nation we are under the thumb of idiots. Not just indoctrinated, or wrong-thinking, or power-hungry, or manipulative, or even malevolent people. No, I mean real lowbrows, people who constantly fall for really stupid ideas.”

James Lewis, writing in The American Thinker

“Simple men are often forced to admit and reverse their mistakes. Men of letters tend to compound theirs with more mistakes.”

— Morgan K. Freeberg

Cross-posted at House of Eratosthenes.

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