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America's Greatness Will Defeat Obama
Posted By: DAD on December 28, 2011 07:03 PM in INSPIRATIONAL
William L. Gensert  AmericanThinker.com Published on December 28, 2011


This century will be an American century, much like the last one.  Despite what President Obama believes, we are not one nation among many, we are the United States of America, the greatest nation on earth, and the last best hope for humanity. 

The only thing standing between the United States and continued exceptionalism is the dreary delirium of Barack Obama, whose dismal socialist policies have been a spectacular disaster for the nation.

First, we were told that the Russians were going to bury us.  By Krushchev initially, banging his shoe on the table, and later, by the press and many of our political leaders.  Remember Jimmy Carter said we had to get over "our inordinate fear of communism." 

The communism of the USSR was the rising ideology.  Despite killing 100 million people in the 20th century, they were the good guys.  Resistance was futile; it was just a matter of time.

Then, it was the Japanese who were going to bury us.  State direction of capitalism was the wave of the future.  We were living in the past, bitterly clinging to our freedom.  We had to act quickly by giving the government the control it needed to guide our economy.   

The Japanese were buying up America and soon would own everything.  Our trade deficit with them was staggering.  They were our largest creditor.  We bought their products and they bought our paper.  There was no way out, resistance was futile.

Don't forget the European Union, whose formation was going to Greece the skids of our decline into unbearable Spain. 

Now they say, the Chinese that will bury us.  Falling behind China is a recurring theme in many of Barack Obama's speeches.  We have to do as they do, or we risk losing out.  State directed capitalism is the wave of the future, resistance is futile.  Americans must pay more taxes, and give the President more control...of well...everything.

What happened to the Russians?  Exposed as a nation of hundreds of millions of impoverished people, desperate to escape, communism floundered and failed, finding its true place on the ash heap of history, except to progressives of course, who repackaged the failed ideology as a means to win the future.  Communists became leftists, who became liberals, who became progressives. 

For 2 decades, Russia has pretended they are still a world power, often using their fossil fuel resources as a means to intimidate Europe.  Yet, with recoverable shale gas reserves increasing dramatically in and around Europe, soon there will be no need for Putin's gas. 

With a negative birthrate, an aging population and a society that will soon be majority Islamic, in a few decades, they will be lucky if they can bury themselves.

The Japanese threat was the next to dissolve.  They were going to run everything.  We as a nation would be relegated to bringing them their tea, while we forked over our retirement funds to pay for the Toyotas we bought ten years before.  The Japanese, supposedly, had all the answers, even more so than the Russians, whose system was merely more equitable.  The Japanese "way" was superior and American capitalism would not survive the onslaught of their superiority. 

Well, what happened to the Japanese?  They went from the second largest economy to the third largest, having been surpassed by the Chinese.  30 years ago, we were told they would overtake us in 20 years.  Yet, their economy has barely grown in 2 decades.  They have tried one Keynesian stimulus after another, to no avail.  Japan's national debt is twice the size of their economy.  With a negative birth rate they are on track to become the oldest society the world has ever seen.

It's funny; no one seems to worry about the Japanese these days.

It's now the Chinese.  We can't compete with them; they have taken the state directed capitalism of Japan to a new level.  They are smarter than the Japanese... and us.  At least that's what the Communist Party leadership and Mr. Obama believe.  Many are already warning they will surpass us economically in 20 years, some say 5 years

China has almost a half a billion people, 35% of their population, living on less than 2 dollars a day, 40 million people still living in caves.  They have racial and religious divides percolating ominously throughout the country.  The real estate bubble is about to burst.  Because of their one child policy, by 2020, there will be 30 million more men than women.  When you can only have one child, struggling families opt for a boy.  By 2050, China could have hundreds of millions of angry men with no prospect for marriage and family.  That's good news for China...right? 

If you think Barack Obama spent a lot of money on stimulus, you don't know the Chinese.  With an economy half the size of America, they took Barack's trillion dollars and almost tripled it, and then did the same the next year as well.  Unlike in America, this was mostly done through increased bank lending, instead of government expenditures.  They now have entire empty cities, roads to nowhere and gleaming airports with no travelers.  An empty city is every bit the non-performing asset that a bankrupt Solyndra is.  How much of the increased debt will need to be written off is anyone's guess, but can their banking system survive a multi trillion dollar hit? 

China, following Japan's example, has deliberately held the value of their currency low to promote exports.  They are headed for the same economic future.  You see, it works for a while, but the blowback is a bitch. 

America, because of immigration and a birthrate near replacement level, will not be aging the way Russia, Japan, Europe and China are.  Despite Barack Obama's best effort, we have comparatively little racial, religious and economic strife, a moderately free press, and the most economic freedom and mobility the world has ever known. 

We have a dynamic economy and are still the world's largest manufacturer.  America is blessed with an abundance of natural resources.  Due to improvements in technology, we now have potential fossil fuel resources to last us 200 years or more.  Since much of it is on federal lands, some have said the royalties to the Treasury have the potential to pay off the national debt.  To paraphrase Joe Biden, it is a big fracking deal.

Even if Mr. Obama wins reelection, he can only delay the coming energy independence of America, he cannot prevent it.  Citizens, not thrilled with him now, will be irate when their electric bills triple and gasoline is $10 a gallon.  All that oil, coal and natural gas will come out of the ground.  Obama, as a modern day King Canute trying to command the tide, will be powerless to stop it.  

Four more years of this President will leave the nation miserable and divided, with high unemployment, a moribund economy and a bloated bureaucracy.  With another term, Barack Obama will continue his transformation of America into a land of perpetual trillion dollar deficits and a national debt measured in the tens of trillions of dollars.  We will be weak militarily, morally and economically.  Lesser nations, like those discussed here, would not survive 8 years of hope and change, but we will not be defeated.   

The only thing standing between America and continued preeminence is Barack Obama.  The sooner we realize that, and rid the nation of the abomination of his presidency, the better." -- William L. Gensert


William L. Gensert  AmericanThinker.com December 28, 2011

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

  • "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

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "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)

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

    William Faulkner

  • “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 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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • “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)

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

    John Wooden

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    WAG

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Galileo

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • "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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

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

    Will Rogers

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Eliot

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    WAG

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • “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

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises"

    Demosthenes

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

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

    David Letterman

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "With each failure, you move one step closer to success. It’s when you give up that you truly fail."

    Pat Flynn

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not"

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

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

    Aristotle

  • 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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    WAG

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    WAG

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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.

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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”

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • "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 so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    WAG

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth”

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind"

    Hugo Black

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • “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

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Socrates

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

    WAG

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Mike Adams

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • 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

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

    James Bovard

  • “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

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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)

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow."

    WAG

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    John Adams

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

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

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    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

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • 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

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

  • “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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • “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”

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    John Wayne

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Confucious

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John Adams

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    John Kerry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people."

    Wendell Phillips

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "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

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Evan Sayet

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

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

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

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • “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

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

    Lord Byron

  • “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 )

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    George Washington

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Albert Einstein

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within."

    Josef Stalin

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

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

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

    Mark Steyn

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

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

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Plato

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    WAG

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

  • “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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Rick Perry

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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’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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • “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

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    George Washington

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

    Saul Bellow

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    James Madison

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • “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

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

    Tacitus

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

  • “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

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men"

    Ayn Rand

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Mason

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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.”

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime"

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

    George Orwell

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • “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?”

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rod Serling

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    GR

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

    Douglas Casey

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Anatole France

  • “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

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

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

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • 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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Jay Leno

  • "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)

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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)

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

    William Pitt

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

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

    Unknown

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • “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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    WAG

  • “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 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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • 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

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Jack Miner

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    George Washington

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Aristotle

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

  • “Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it - If it keeps moving, regulate it - And if it stops moving, subsidize it“

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "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

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

  • “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

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Berkeley

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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 only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Mark Twain

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Milton Friedman

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