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Quote from Walter E. Williams,


The path we’re embarked upon, in the name of good, is a familiar one. The unspeakable horrors of Nazism, Stalinism, and
Maoism did not begin in the ‘30s and ‘40s with the men usually associated with those names. Those horrors were simply the end result of a long
evolution of ideas leading to the consolidation of power in central government in the name of “social justice.” It was decent but misguided Germans,
who would have cringed at the thought of extermination and genocide, who built the Trojan Horse for Hitler to take over. We Americans
promote disrespect for our Constitution, rule of law and private property in our pursuit of “social justice.” But the scum that rises to the top has an
agenda of command and control that’s leading toward totalitarianism. And, incidentally, it’s no coincidence that most of those at the top are lawyers
-- people with a special, seemingly tutored, contempt for our Constitution and rule of law.


By:

Walter E. Williams (more quotes by Walter E. Williams or books by/about Walter E. Williams)


(1936- ) Columnist, Professor of Economics at George Mason University

Source:

Conservative Chronicle, September 20, 1995

Categories:

Centralization, Communism, Constitution, Contempt, Fascism, Genocide, Government, Justice, Law, Marxism, Power, Property, Totalitarian

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