Bastiat is not impressed with your political studies

Frédéric Bastiat

Frédéric Bastiat (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“It is easy to understand why the law is used by the legislator to destroy in varying degrees among the rest of the people, their personal independence by slavery, their liberty by oppression, and their property by plunder. This is done for the benefit of the person who makes the law, and in proportion to the power that he holds.”

– Frederic Bastiat in “The Law.”

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