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Real Agenda Of ACLU Exposed At Last
Posted By: Letters on April 17, 2013 10:44 AM in ACLU
Drew Zahn  WND.com Published on April 10, 2013


Revelations blow lid off plan forged by communist founders

"The American Civil Liberties Union has planned a “war on God” from its beginnings, claims a new book by New York Times bestselling author Jerome Corsi, a scheme born from the group’s foundation, steeped in communist goals.

Corsi told WND history may have conveniently forgotten the ACLU’s original objective, but his new book, “Bad Samaritans: The ACLU’s Relentless Campaign to Erase Faith from the Public Square,” digs up what the ACLU doesn’t want you to remember.

“The book exposes the roots of ACLU in the 1920s among socialists and communists who were opposing World War I,” Corsi told WND. “It’s founder, Roger Baldwin, was a draft resister in 1917 who went to prison. Among the early board members were outright communists, including William Foster, who was at one time the general secretary of the Communist Party USA and wrote the book ‘Toward Soviet America.’

“The initial impulse of the ACLU was to fight for a definition of civil liberties that lined up with atheist, communist ideals,” Corsi continued. “Primary among the objectives was to eliminate God. [Communist philosopher Karl] Marx’s idea was that religion was the ‘opiate of the people,’ so the idea of God had to be broken down to establish the basis for communism, namely scientific materialism, which clashed with the religious conviction of America’s Founding Fathers, who believed our rights were inalienable, granted by God, and chief among those was freedom of religion.”

Thus, rather than defending the freedoms enshrined in the Bill of Rights, as many today believe the ACLU does, the group’s goal has been from the beginning to destroy the very basis for those rights, which, as the Declaration of Independence explains, are “endowed by our Creator.”

In fact, Corsi contends, the First Amendment protecting freedom of religion, rather than being sacrosanct to the ACLU, actually stands in its way.

“Through a good public relations job over the years, the ACLU has tried to represent itself as defending liberties,” Corsi told WND. “Most people don’t know its real history, haven’t studied the cases it championed, don’t understand the extent to which it has advanced not civil liberties, but an extreme leftist agenda.”

Corsi pointed to one of the ACLU’s first cases, the Scopes “monkey” trial of 1925, in which the ACLU brought its own Clarence Darrow to defend John Scopes, accused of illegally teaching evolution at a Tennessee high school. But more importantly than defending Scopes, Corsi contends, was the ACLU’s intent to attack biblical Christianity.

“Darrow, the ACLU attorney, was trying to pit evolutionary science as knowledge and reason against the intellectual ‘prejudice’ of the Bible – in other words, to make the case only stupid people believe in the Bible,” Corsi told WND. “The whole idea, perpetuated later by the movie ‘Inherit the Wind,’ was to establish in the public mind the primacy of science and human reason, these are the things the left looks to transplant belief in God and religious morals.

“That kind of case was the ACLU trying to get God banned from schools, education, from the public square,” Corsi continued, “but not by attacking the First Amendment head on, rather by attacking religion as a prejudice that violated ‘civil liberties.’”

The founding principles of the ACLU, however, haven’t been relegated to the dustbin of history, Corsi contends, but have continued in a steady march for nearly 100 years.

“Bad Samaritans” lays out in a straightforward, no-nonsense style a pattern Corsi contends demonstrates the ACLU has not only undermined the First Amendment, but also conducted a “war on God.” As recently as March 2013, for example, the ACLU brought forth cases to challenge a portrait of Jesus Christ at a middle school in Ohio, a North Carolina county has been sued over its traditional Christian invocations at meetings and Mississippi’s pending school prayer law is being threatened.

“Since the organization was created in 1920, so many constitutional battles have been lost to the ACLU that time has grown short to stop the onslaught,” the publisher’s release asserts. “Over its history the ACLU has been the archetypical bad Samaritan – a stranger to the nation’s religious tradition, whose founders instilled within the organization values designed to erase all vestiges of the nation’s Judeo-Christian roots. … Even more insidiously, the ACLU strategy devised by its founders was predicated on a determination to wage its war on God in a stealth fashion in which the ACLU intends to destroy religious freedom by appearing on the scene as a defender of religious freedom.”

“For decades, the Bad Samaritan of the ACLU has beaten and robbed the First Amendment’s statement of religious freedom to the point that Judeo-Christian believers have been left lying by the side of the road, as if abandoned to die,” notes Corsi. “As our Founding Fathers aptly reminded us, only a moral people can preserve the liberty required to build a bright future for America in which individual initiative and free enterprise can thrive once again.

“The point of the ‘Bad Samaritans’ book is that the hour is late, but the battle is not yet lost,” explains Corsi. “It’s not intended as a comprehensive compendium of Supreme Court cases dealing with religion. Instead, I want to unmask the ACLU’s hypocritical facade of defending civil liberties that the organization strives to sell to a secular public unable to appreciate how deeply liberty will be lost if God is abandoned.

“I will expose the secret history of the ACLU in order to encourage supporters of our faith to enter the war on God’s side,” Corsi concluded. “We must win the war against our faith if we are to preserve for future generations the heritage of liberty our Founding Fathers so generously left for us. If the ACLU wins its war on God, our founding documents – including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights – will not be worth the parchment on which they were written.” -- Drew Zahn


Drew Zahn  WND.com April 10, 2013

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  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • "Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is."

    Thomas Sowell

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian."

    Henry Ford

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader"

    Dean Acheson

  • “In a free country the monetary unit rests upon a fixed foundation of gold or gold and silver, independent of the ruling politicians.”

    Howard Buffett

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions."

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • "It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "Make sure the government treats others the same, as you would want the government to treat you. … Once you consent to the government ignoring the Constitution, you deny yourself the protection of the Constitution”

    Charley Reese

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

  • "Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

  • "It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

    Thomas Paine

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."

    Dave Barry

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent"

    Ayn Rand

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • “Gold is important, but so are guns and ammunition, and it’s the guys with the guns and ammunition that’ll get the gold in the end”

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Liberalism is not really a political philosophy. Instead, it is a state of arrested emotional development. It is a way of thinking, which leads to no place in the real world. It is a place existing only in the imagination”

    Mike S. Adams

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth."

    WAG

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves”

    Winston Churchill

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously"

    Oscar Wilde

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • "Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path"

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • “In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of citizens to give to the other”

    Voltaire (1764)

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other."

    James Madison

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house"

    Barbara Bush

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them"

    Mark Twain

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • “To possess a memory is to be blessed with a priceless good. It is our link to the past, our guidepost to the present and our passport to the future”

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy"

    Ernest Benn

  • "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity"

    Albert Einstein

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time."

    George Sutherland

  • If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate” Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

  • "A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan."

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that aren't true”

    Mark Twain

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • “The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up"

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information."

    WAG

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • “I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.”

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • “Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • "The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics."

    WAG

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt."

    John Adams

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian Nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers."

    John Jay

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “So far consumers are worried about the future. Once they start worrying about the present, we’re in trouble.”

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

  • "The most valuable thing you can spend on your children is your time"

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

  • "Republicans in Washington have shown that the word ‘cave’ is a noun in places like Afghanistan, but it’s a verb in places like Congress"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents"

    James Madison

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance."

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • “I used to pray for somebody to speak out, to stand up and defend our liberties, … then I realized I am somebody.”

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously"

    Jay Leno

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily"

    George Washington

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • "A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

  • Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.”

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

    George Washington

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

  • "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • "In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story"

    WAG

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • “The University campus is the only place where everything that a parent has taught a young person for 18 years is completely undermined in one semester of their freshman year"

    Kevin McCullough

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top"

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying."

    Liberal Logic

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it."

    Samuel Johnson

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith"

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

  • “To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself”

    WAG

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • "If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it"

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"

    Thomas Edison

  • "Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them"

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it"

    Mark Twain

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.