"Each day, it seemed, another law was passed to impoverish and diminish them, punishing them for whatever success they achieved and rewarding their less competent and industrious neighbors."
by:
L. Neil Smith
American writer
Source:
Pallas, 46 (Tor 1993)
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I can easily relate this quote to so many things I see today, but it would be interesting to know the context in which this was said or written.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Ahhh yes, welcome to the new Amerika, occupied by a socialist enriched statist theocracy. J Carlton, me too
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    And remember that these so-called 'laws' are written by fellow citizens with no more rights than anyone else but hide under the guise of 'law' to legitimize their criminal acts.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    My favorite L.Neal Smith quote is this one: "Government is a disease masquerading as it's own cure".
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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