Self Interest & Politics

Self-interest is always at work in politics. ┬áBut there are times when higher motives overcome lower ones. – Thomas G. West

By this he means that just because something is in your interest doesn’t mean it is not just, or is not also in the interest of others.

 

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Part mountain junkie, part decent amateur photographer, part survivalist, part not-so-decent amateur musician, part sysadmin. Husband, step-dad, grandpa, and music freak who digs mechanical clocks, barometers, and Gil Elvgren pinups. Studied Meteorolgy & Computer Science. And the U.S. Constitution.