Day 226 – Three Lessons of Freedom

August 14, 2009

In this interview with, 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>

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