Quote of the Day–Joe Huffman(11/23/2012)

The problem is one of information. You, a fully functional adult, know more than anyone else about your situation and what is best for you. You know a lot more about your family than people not in your family. You know more about how to do your job than people that don’t do you job. You know more about your community than people outside your community. And you know a lot more about your situation than does the mayor of your city, the governor of your state, and the president of the country. Central planning fails because the people with the most information about the situation are not making the decisions.

Joe HuffmanQuote of the day – tdiinva

November 21, 2012


[QFMFT.  Seriously, that sentence above is something that many people do not understand or realize.  Why they lack the comprehension to understand it I don’t know.  The only person that can make the best decisions for you and your family is yourself.  You are the only one with all the information to make an effective decision.

This is why I really don’t like other people making decisions for me, it’s never really done with my best interests at hand. –B]

Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.

About Barron

Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.
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4 Responses to Quote of the Day–Joe Huffman(11/23/2012)

  1. Old NFO says:

    Yep, good quote; and usually those making the decisions REALLY don’t care about you the individual or your family either…

  2. Rolf says:

    Bill Whittle did something on this a while ago. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0MESB6VZM4

  3. BobG says:

    They always put know-nothings in charge, if they knew how to do anything useful, they’d already be doing it. You never put productive people in charge, because they are harder to replace in their regular job. Like I once told a supervisor of mine: “Any idiot can be a boss; what’s hard to find is a good helper”.

  4. Lyle says:

    It’s entirely true but it’s not the point. Central planning fails because it denies our humanity, or rather it succeeds because it was intended from the outset to deny our humanity.