Frederic BastiatFrederic Bastiat, (1801-1850) [Claude Frederic Bastiat] French economist, statesman, and author. He did most of his writing during the years just before -- and immediately following -- the French Revolution of February 1848

Frederic Bastiat Quote

“It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.”

Frederic BastiatFrederic Bastiat
~ Frederic Bastiat

"The Law" by Frederic Bastiat (1848)
http://liberty-tree.ca/research/TheLaw

Ratings and Comments


Robert, Sarasota

How appropriate...

Joe, Rochester. MI

As in the IRS.

helorat, Milton

Amen!! Most certainly as in the IRS and the Congress that wrote their rules that no one can understand.

E Archer, NYC

And that is exactly what today's governments and the NWO have done! Congress merely meets to divide the spoils.

Mike, Norwalk

What does it take to make John Q Public understand that the second plank of the communist manifesto was meant to kill freedoms, it doesn't have anything to do with funding the Republic? Theft of the noble labor's fruits is grand larceny, no matter the robber baron.

Dave Wilber

This describes both the Fedeal Reserve and all "revenue agents" who produce no revenue when the Fed says that their sys-tem of plunder "works only with credit." Their job is to conceal the fraud by regulat-ing our use of the "money" that Keynes called "worthless."

jim k, Austin, Tx

Public Servents: Persons chosen by the people to distribute the graft. Mark Twain

J Carlton, Calgary

Nullify The Fed...Now!

Rita, WA
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Rita, WA    4/24/12

Sounds like where we are right now in this country.

Islam Forbids, Dar Al Harb

For the Children!

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