A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 11, 2023
“The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch”

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Wikiquote: Harry Browne
Harry Edson Browne (17 June 1933 – 1 March 2006) was an American politician, libertarian writer and public speaker, and investment analyst. He was the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee in the U. S. elections of 1996 and 2000.  He was the author of 23 books that in total have sold more than 2 million copies and of thousands of articles, co-founder and Director of Public Policy of the libertarian Downsize DC Foundation, and host of two weekly network radio shows (The Libertarian Conversation and The Money Show) and of an eTV show (This Week in Liberty with Harry Browne).
 
Government is good at one thing: It knows how to break your legs, hand you a crutch, and say, “See, if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.”
“A solution for the Middle East,” WorldNetDaily (11 April 2002)
 
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Welfare, the perpetual handout
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May 18, 1998, 3:00:00 AM
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Map that thwarted line of reasoning over the present government and it reads like this; they kneecap you to break your legs, then hand you a crutch and tell you what a good job they’re doing looking after you.
     
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OT:Harry Browne says:
Nu Tau
Sep 16, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
“Government knows how to break your legs and then hand you a crutch and say
‘See if it weren’t for the government you couldn’t walk.’”
-Harry Browne in an interview with Georgemag.com.
 
Read the entire interview at
http://www2.georgemag.com/interviews/harry1.html
 
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“The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.” -Harry Browne
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