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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

is from Tunku Varadarajan’s March 18th Wall Street Journal story on the great Thomas Sowell:

ED-AW198_WINTER_8U_20170317123534An idea has taken root “that you’re entitled to certain things, that you don’t necessarily have to earn them,” he [Sowell] says.  “There’s a belief that something’s wrong if you don’t have what other people have – that it’s because you’re ‘disadvantaged.’  A teenage dropout mother is told she has a disadvantage.  But if you’re going to call the negative consequences of chosen behavior ‘disadvantage,’ the word is corrupt beyond repair and useful only for propaganda purposes.”