A Matter Of Opinion

Friday's Loose Thread

In honor of Lincoln, two quotes to stimulate debate.

1. "If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what's said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference."

2. "Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration."

Clearly, the Party of Lincoln has rejected No. 2. More here.

What are your deep thoughts for the day?

 




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