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

“Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it. Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim -- when he defends himself -- as a criminal.”

Frederic BastiatFrederic Bastiat
~ Frederic Bastiat

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

Ratings and Comments


J Carlton, Calgary

Waco...Ruby Ridge...Roadside Check Points...Rapacious Taxation and on and on...

jim k, Austin, Tx

J Carlton has it right.

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