Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Interregnum
 
Pronunciation: \ˌin-tə-ˈreg-nəm\
 
Definition: (noun)
 
1) a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes.
 
2) an interval or pause.
 
Etymology: late 16th century (denoting temporary rule between reigns or during suspension of normal government): from Latin, from inter- ‘between’ + regnum ‘reign.’
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Quote of the Day

We are angry about paying the highest income taxes and property taxes in the nation and getting less and less for it. We are angry about our incompetent, dysfunctional government that pays no attention to the desires of the people. We are angry about the cesspool of corruption and conflicts of interests and self-dealing that is Albany.
 
Carl Paladino
 
This is pretty damn accurate for the U.S. as well.

Quote of the Day

You know, I really miss sex scandals. They’re generally colorful. They almost never mean anything over the long run. And while they’re going on, the people who actually keep the government running are let alone to go about their business. Good old sex scandals.
 
Gail Collins

The Government hates competition

Competition breeds innovation, ingenuity, and improves the market

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Quote of the Day

A man’s natural rights are his own, against the whole world; and any infringement of them is equally a crime, whether committed by one man, or by millions; whether committed by one man, calling himself a robber, (or by any other name indicating his true character,) or by millions, calling themselves a government.
Lysander Spooner