I’m always a little leery of people who tell me they know what’s best for me. We’ve been hearing a lot of that the past few months.
“Using the temporary authority granted by the people, an increasing number lately have sought to control the means of production, as if this could be done without eventually controlling those who produce. Always this is explained as necessary to the people’s welfare. But, “The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principle upon which it was founded” [Montesquieu]. This is as true today as it was when it was written in 1748.”
Ronald Reagan January 5, 1967 California Gubernatorial Acceptance speech
So this is my reward? I’ll be watching…and most likely working even harder this year to stay ahead.