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If you think health care is expensive now, just wait until it's free.
P. J. O'Rourke
Scrap the Health-Care Bill!

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I quit smoking so I don't even have a lighter to set crosses on fire.
P. J. O'Rourke
Outsourcing Hate

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I am voting for George W. Bush, because I don't want Johnny Cochran appointed to the Supreme Court.
P. J. O'Rourke
Reason

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Collectivism doesn't work because it's based on a faulty economic premise. There is no such thing as a person's 'fair share' of wealth. The gross national product is not a pizza that must be carefully divided because if I get too many slices, you have to eat the box. The economy is expandable and, in any practical sense, limitless.
P. J. O'Rourke
How to Explain Conservatism

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When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
P. J. O'Rourke

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There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke
1993

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If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free.
P. J. O'Rourke
1993

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Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
P. J. O'Rourke

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