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 (I hope to take over this practice some day) A guy is visiting San Francisco, and walks into a small store in Chinatown. He notices a small bronze statue of a rat. He asks the owner “how much”, and the owner replies “$50 for the bronze rat, and $1000 for the story behind it”. The guy says,…

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You Sir, Are a Gentleman and a Scholar

It’s a great day to learn from Dr. Thomas Sowell… His first column that rung my bell this week was A Non-Prediction, in which Tommy Boy predicted what politicians won’t do: leave things alone and stop meddling. In the second, Sowell notices something Bush-haters often don’t: Congress was controlled by Democrats when the economy started…

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Rembrandt’s Prodigal Son + War, Taft perceived, was the enemy of constitution, liberty, economic security, and the cake of custom. His natural conservatism made him a man of peace. He never had served in the army himself, and he did not relish the prospect of compelling others to serve. Though he was no theoretical pacifist,…

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