"A 79% self-financing tax cut means that the state can give 5$ to the private sector with only a loss of 1$ for the public sector. Only fools or committed socialists would defend this rate of taxation." - Super Economy on the government revenue maximizing level of taxation
"a good synonym for picturesque is desperate." - Blood and Milk on poverty tourism
"Nigeria’s government will buy three new jets for the president at a cost of 155 million dollars, officials said Wednesday, even as the oil-rich country seeks financing to provide adequate electricity." - via Owen Abroad at a link that is no longer working, but he got it from here.
"‘im in ur temple, stealin ur relix,’ I whispered." - How to Write Badly Well, Indiana Jones being modern and accessible