The magic words, “Civil Rights,” have a dazzling effect. Legislators hardly dare vote against anything labeled “Civil Rights.” But the label was utterly false.
A little more than 50 years ago, the New Deal farm program was launched. Today, we may refer to its "golden anniversary," but it is tarnished gold.
The most sudden and sweeping upheaval in beliefs and values has taken place in this century. No generation in the history of human thought has seen such swift and radical inversion of ideas and ideals as in our lifetime.
Unfortunately, the growth of popular and media interest in conservatism has not been matched by a growth in philosophical understanding.
We've let every nation know that we shall pay no more cost, bear no more burdens, meet no more hardships in order to assure the survival of apathy.
I accepted the views of these good men, that once they were able to shape the world as they wanted it to be, they would create a perfect state of affairs
If you hold a set of political beliefs, not so much because they seem right to you but because you like to think of yourself as the sort of person who holds those beliefs, then you are capable of committing a wealth of excess in the name of those beliefs.
American Liberalism has long contained a determined faith in the capacity of the Federal Government to intervene.