quotes tagged with 'commerce'
Author: David Friedman, Source: The Machinery of Freedom
It took about 150 years, starting with a Bill of Rights that reserved to the states and the people all powers not explicitly delegated to the federal government, to produce a Supreme Court willing to rule that growing corn to feed to your own hogs is interstate commerce and can therefore be regulated by Congress.
Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrificeAuthor: Mohandas Ghandi, Source: Young India, 22 October 1925 - Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi vol.33 p.135
When gold was used, and the rules protected honest commerce, productive nations thrived. Whenever wealthy nations – those with powerful armies and gold – strived only for empire and easy fortunes to support welfare at home, those nations failed.Author: Ron Paul, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/paul/paul303.html
What a dismal station we have reached in this nation where we have borrowed and spent and failed to repay. At the close of 1994, every man, woman, and child in the United States owed as his or her part of the national debt $17,805.64. Think of it. It is a disgrace. It affects all of our monetary policies and all of our commerce. It burdens us with taxes from which there is little or no relief.Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=7940