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Wishful Thinking, Now and Then [June 2010]
National Review Online ^ | June 3, 2010 | Mark Steyn

Posted on 10/03/2010 6:27:45 PM PDT by starczar66

...Many of history’s greatest catastrophes arise from not taking people at their word, and, indeed, disbelieving well established patterns of behavior...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: catastrophes; democrats; famine; illness; moralabsolutes; obama; politicians; poverty

1 posted on 10/03/2010 6:27:54 PM PDT by starczar66
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"Scratch the surface of an endemic problem -- famine, illness, poverty -- and you invariably find a politician at the source." -- Simon Carr, in his review of The Mystery of Capital by Hernando de Soto
2 posted on 10/03/2010 7:05:06 PM PDT by FreeKeys (COPY EVERYTHING IN THE BOX ON MY PROFILE PAGE AND SEND IT TO EVERYONE IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK !!)
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Many of history’s greatest catastrophes like the 2008 election of Barack Obama arise from not taking people at their word, and, indeed, disbelieving well established patterns of behavior...
3 posted on 10/03/2010 10:08:18 PM PDT by Iron Munro (I prayed: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it - He sent the Obamas.)
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