Bob DeWaay: The Benedict Option

June 11, 2017

Bob DeWaay returns this episode to discuss The Benedict Option. The Benedict Option is a best-selling book by Conservative (Political) author Rod Dreher. It seeks to reshape the Christian outlook on Politics and Culture in America, and around the world. Bob has much disagreement with the book, and recently wrote an article on the problems […]

Notable Quotable

July 7, 2005

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell

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July 6, 2005

“Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman’s tool is values; the bureaucrat’s tool is fear.” Ayn Rand

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July 5, 2005

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves.” William Pitt

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June 30, 2005

“There are two methods, or means, and only two, whereby man’s needs and desires can be satisfied. One is the production and exchange of wealth; this is the economic means. The other is the uncompensated appropriation of wealth produced by others; this is the political means.” Albert Jay Nock

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June 29, 2005

“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the roar of its many waters.” Frederick Douglass

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May 24, 2005

“Idealism is fine; but as it approaches reality, the cost becomes prohibitive.” William F. Buckley Jr.

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May 13, 2005

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F. Kennedy

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May 10, 2005

“It is not the function of our government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.” Robert H. Jackson, United States Attorney General & Assoc. Justice

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May 9, 2005

“The two greatest obstacles to democracy in the United States are, first, the widespread delusion among the poor that we have a democracy, and second, the chronic terror among the rich, lest we get it.” Edward Dowling, Editor and Priest, Chicago Daily News, 28 July 1941

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