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Thomas Sowell: 'AT WHAT PRICE?' - The Difference Between Liberals and Conservatives
www.youtube.com ^ | Mar 17, 2010 | Thomas Sowell

Posted on 02/04/2013 6:31:04 AM PST by Yosemitest



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: conservative; guns; liberal; sowell; thomassowell; wages
Thomas Sowell is not alone in showing this difference between Liberals and Conservatives.
Read Veteran psychiatrist calls liberals mentally ill.
Also take a look at The Psychopathology of the Liberal Mind.

1 posted on 02/04/2013 6:31:16 AM PST by Yosemitest
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To: Yosemitest; jazusamo

PING to jazusamo, FYI.


2 posted on 02/04/2013 7:14:59 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Yosemitest

There is an old saying, that if you are not a liberal when you are young, you have no heart.

And if you are not a conservative when you are old, you have no brain.


3 posted on 02/04/2013 7:40:01 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: American in Israel

I guess I have no heart.


4 posted on 02/04/2013 7:43:48 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

I can’t recommend this “trilogy” highly enough,

and I can’t recommend that this transcript get an editor highly enough.

:)

I haven’t any quotes to affirm my conclusions about Sowell,
but there’s no way he can have this much truth about the nature of Man without the basic assumptions that you find in the Bible.


5 posted on 02/04/2013 7:48:41 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB
Thomas Sowell and David Barton should be the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Education.
Check out Thomas Sowell - Quotes.
6 posted on 02/04/2013 7:56:11 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

Yeah, me neither. #Heartless


7 posted on 02/04/2013 8:15:01 AM PST by Pinkbell
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To: Yosemitest

It’s really a shame that this man is not held up as a positive role model in the Black community.


8 posted on 02/04/2013 8:20:16 AM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read entire tagline.)
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To: Yosemitest

Thomas Sowell - always a breath of fresh air.


9 posted on 02/04/2013 8:36:01 AM PST by Lake Living
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To: GSWarrior
Liberals, especially black liberals, like con artist Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton, can't abide truth tellers.
They would lose their income if blacks in general, figure out how the Democrats COMMUNISTS are playing them like pawns.
"Dey gotta keep 'dem suckas stooo-peeeed"
10 posted on 02/04/2013 8:37:49 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest; rockinqsranch; abigail2; Amalie; American Quilter; arthurus; awelliott; Bahbah; ...
Good post on Thomas Sowell. Thanks, Yosemitest and thanks to rqsr for the ping.

Thomas Sowell Ping

11 posted on 02/04/2013 8:41:07 AM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: loboinok; LongsforReagan; Lost Dutchman; Loyolas Mattman; Lucius Cornelius Sulla; Ludicrous; ...
Good post on Thomas Sowell. Thanks, Yosemitest and thanks to rqsr for the ping.

Thomas Sowell Ping

12 posted on 02/04/2013 8:42:53 AM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo
I like it.
Thank you and enjoy it.
13 posted on 02/04/2013 8:47:17 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: American in Israel

There is an old saying, that if you are not a liberal when you are young, you have no heart.

And if you are not a conservative when you are old, you have no brain.

I guess I was a heartless b!tch when I was young...

Still am now :)


14 posted on 02/04/2013 9:06:13 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Yosemitest
I've often said that …there are three questions that I think would destroy most of the arguments on the left, and the first is that uh,

"Compared to what?"

The second is

"At what cost?"

And the third is

"What hard evidence do you have?"

Ah, there are very few ideas on the left that can pass all three of those kinds of things.

Worth memorizing.

15 posted on 02/04/2013 9:13:47 AM PST by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: Rocky

I wrote them down with that in mind.


16 posted on 02/04/2013 9:29:24 AM PST by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rocky

I shall keep those in mind.


17 posted on 02/04/2013 9:58:20 AM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: MrB
I can’t recommend this “trilogy” highly enough,

I would second this... but I think the "trilogy" as shown is out of order. "Conflict" first, "Quest" second, "Vision" third.

All three are excellent and stand by themselves.

18 posted on 02/04/2013 10:24:43 AM PST by r-q-tek86 ("It doesn't matter how smart you are if you don't stop and think" - Dr. Sowell)
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To: MrB
I haven’t any quotes to affirm my conclusions about Sowell, but there’s no way he can have this much truth about the nature of Man without the basic assumptions that you find in the Bible.

Here is what I will post if I’m still FReeping when the dolorous day arrives that we can no longer look forward to hearing further wisdom from Thomas Sowell in this vale of tears:
Nobody can afford the time to check out every claim of what "studies prove." Even with the help of outstanding research assistants, I can only check out some.

However, the big television and print media have ample financial resources to check out claims before they present them to the public as "news." But when "60 Minutes" didn't bother before basing a story about President Bush's national guard service on a forged document, do not look for a lot of zeal for facts when that could kill a juicy story or the political spin accompanying it.

Let's face it. There is not much pay-off to checking original sources.

Once a minister was explaining to me the structure of his funeral orations. He said, "At this point, you are expected to say something good about the deceased. Now, Tom, if I were preaching your funeral, what would I say good about you at that point?”

He thought and thought -- for an embarrassingly long time. Finally, he said gravely: "In his research, he always used original sources.”

I'll take that.

Studies Prove: Part II (Thomas Sowell)
Townhall.com ^ | August 10, 2006 | Thomas Sowell


19 posted on 02/04/2013 10:46:17 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (The idea around which “liberalism" coheres is that NOTHING actually matters except PR.)
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To: r-q-tek86

Definitely read Conflict of Visions first.

Oh, and if you are “fortunate” enough to read it before and after your salvation experience, so much the better - you get two perspectives on the truth.


20 posted on 02/04/2013 11:23:26 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion
Good one!

But, as you are probably aware, the enemedia does worse than failure to check out sources. They employ what I call the "reverse scientific method":

  1. Draw your conclusions.
  2. Find evidence to support said conclusions.
  3. If you can't find it, then manufacture it.
  4. Discard and discredit any evidence which doesn't support step #1.

21 posted on 02/04/2013 11:55:58 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Yosemitest; Liz; neverdem; sickoflibs; Travis McGee; marktwain; LucyT
…there are three questions that I think would destroy most of the arguments on the left, and the first is...

"Compared to what?"

The second is:

"At what cost?"

And the third is:

"What hard evidence do you have?"

... very few ideas on the left that can pass all three ...

Great stuff - thanks for posting.

22 posted on 02/04/2013 1:09:30 PM PST by GOPJ ( Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution. Vladimir Nabokov)
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To: jazusamo

Thank you for the ping to the wisdom of one of our national treasures.

Dr. Sowell ROCKS!


23 posted on 02/04/2013 5:02:01 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady

As always my pleasure, FRiend.


24 posted on 02/04/2013 5:16:08 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: GOPJ

You’re welcome.


25 posted on 02/04/2013 9:57:52 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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