Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke, (1729-1797) Irish-born British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker

Edmund Burke Quote

“All men have equal rights, but not to equal things.”

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
~ Edmund Burke


Ratings and Comments


J. B. Wulff, Bristol, CT

The clearest statement of this seminal truth I have ever seen.

J Carlton, Calgary

Today we are indeed entitled to equal "things". We're entitled to be taken away by the authorities with no right to trial. We're entitled to to be irradiated or molested should we decide to travel by plane. We're entitled to have our property and money taken away and redistributed to those "less fortunate". We're equally subject to a government run by tax cheats, embezzlers and fraud artists. We're entitled to have our children indoctrinated, not educated, by a system that wants to keep us stupid. We all get a front row seat to see our nation being burnt to the ground by an imposter in the White House. We're equally subject to laws so numerous, so vague, so ambiguous that not even the Judges understand them. We're all entitled to be economically raped by the Federal Reserve, The IRS, and every Corportaion that is in bed with Congress....on the other hand we're entitled by law (The Constitution) to replace this entirely corrupt system.

E Archer, NYC

Said well, Carlton!

Mary - MI
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Mary - MI    8/11/11

@J. Carlton - Hear, hear!!!!

GunnyCee, Durham

Socialism demeans mankind. There is nothing noble or dignified about it. Basically, it means that we are all entitled to be equally miserable.

jim k, Austin, Tx

Well said, J Carlton.

marie, Detroit

Congrats, Carlton! You've hit the nail on the head!! God help us!

Mike, Norwalk

Carlton, great start

Carol, Georgia

Five stars for Carlton!!

J Carlton, Calgary

Thanks for the kudos all...and you're right Mike, it's a great "start" as there is so much wrong I don't know where to begin to list it all.

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