Then Truth Will Out

Location: United States

Neo-Jeffersonian Constitutional Fundamentalist

Monday, September 18, 2006

For forty years the American ship of state has been lunging erratically toward economic disaster, with no awareness of its direction, guided only by a "pretense of knowledge", by intellectual fraud.

-F. A. Hayek

The Liberal ideology -

A Maze of Preconceived Notions -A hash of statism, collectivism, egalitarianism, and anti-capitalism, mixed with the desire for the results of capitalism.

This murky conceptual mess renders even the most innately brilliant of men stupid.

These trends constitute a broad socialist political-economic pattern, minus outright confiscation of the means of production. It is, more precisely, a set of quasi-socialist attitudes that have been integrated into the American economy, representing that quest for "a middle ground between communism and capitalism.

-William Simon