Charley Reese

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  • Born: January 29, 1937
  • Died: May 21, 2013
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist, Syndicated Columnist

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Here's your enemy for this week, the government says. And some gullible Americans click their heels and salute -- often without knowing who or even where the enemy of the week is. Propaganda & Disinformation
It's no wonder the president avoids press conferences like the plague. Take away his cue cards and he can barely talk. Americans should be embarrassed that an Arab king (Abdullah of Jordan) spoke more fluently and articulately in English than our own president at their joint press conference recently. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
We have to stop allowing economics to be used as a trump card. Capitalism is like math. It is amoral. It is good at producing wealth; it's bad at distributing wealth. Unless it operates within a moral framework it will produce an unjust society. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs ;Capitalism
Congress seems to want to cure every ill known to man except unconstitutional government and high taxes. Government
Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible. Government
If malice or envy were tangible and had a shape, it would be the shape of a boomerang.
The politicians in this world... have at their command weapons of mass destruction far more complex than their own thinking processes.
The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests. Truth
We... are not really free if we can't control our own government and its policies. And we will never do that if we remain ignorant. Government