Quote of the Day

“What I fear most are affirmative actions of sober and well-intentioned men, granting to government powers to do something that appears to need doing.”
— Robert A. Heinlein

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Alex Knapp
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Alex Knapp is Associate Editor at Forbes for science and games. He was a longtime blogger elsewhere before joining the OTB team in June 2005 and contributed some 700 posts through January 2013. Follow him on Twitter @TheAlexKnapp.

Comments

  1. yetanotherjohn says:

    How would you apply such a quote to Obama and his call for compulsory community service, free health care or his support for gun controls?

  2. Alex Knapp says:

    Well, as I’m on the record for opposing all three of those particular stances, what do you think?

  3. FREDW says:

    Is he talking about the Patriot Act?