Aside from the occasional genocide, oppression, evil and torture, etc., it is inarguable that public policy could be implemented more rapidly in an autocracy.

— David Harsanyi

The most inspiring David Harsanyi quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual

A true fascist is anyone who wants to take away my air conditioning or force me to ride a bike.

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Throughout the Old Testament, God warns his chosen people about the perils of assimilation, shiksappeal and false gods.

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Common Core, the initiative that claims to more accurately measure K-12 student knowledge in English and math, also encourages children to step up their "critical thinking."

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I believe that the war on drugs is a tragically misplaced use of resources - an immoral venture that produces far more suffering than it alleviates.

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Ferguson argued that British involvement in World War I was unnecessary, far too costly in lives and money for any advantage gained, and a Pyrrhic victory that in many ways contributed to the end of the Empire.

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In summation, like your beloved pet rock, Twitter is useful only in your imagination.

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The realization that you can't predict the future -- and mold it -- could only come as a shock to an academic.

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Political correctness is one of the engines of nannyism.

Allowing and even encouraging offensive ideas is vital for the intellectually health of a free society.

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'This is how democracy works,' Barack Obama lectured the country before giving everyone the specifics of his expansive one-man executive overreach on immigration. If you enjoy platitudinous straw men but are turned off by open debate and constitutional order, this speech was for you.

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Obama acknowledges his overreach openly every time he argues that he intends to do the job of an obstinate Republican congress.

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Most nanny-state initiatives begin on a local level.

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Twitter's popularity and usefulness are mysteries to me.

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About David Harsanyi

Quotes 16 sayings
Profession Journalist

Washington has a mysterious power to turn perfectly reasonable, wholesome, well-meaning human beings into equivocating crooked gasbags.

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Are you sick and tired of these moralizing moralizers imposing their morality on the rest of us? I know I am.

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The Founding Fathers worried that some common impulse of passion might lead many to subvert the rights of the few. It's a rational fear, one that is played out endlessly.

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