Day 226 – Three Lessons of Freedom

August 14, 2009

In this interview with Reason.tv, the Foundation for Economic Education’s President, Larry Reed, gave three lessons of freedom we are in danger of forgetting:

  1. Government can provide you with absolutely nothing except that which it has first taken from somebody else.

  2. A government big enough to give you want you want, is big enough to take everything you have.

  3. A free people are not economically equal, and an economically equal people are not free.

    • *On an unrelated note, I saw a young eagle today, perching in a tree outside of the Akin family’s house. Here is a quick shot I took right before it flew off:</p>