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Obama's 'Watergate': Ex-Prez Caught In 'Biggest Scandal In U.S. History'?
Posted By: Letters on April 3, 2017 12:36 PM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Garth Kant  WND.com Published on March 9, 2017


Major 'uh-oh moment' for Democrats as Russia-hacking story boomerangs on left

"The script has flipped big time.

Thanks to the media’s investigation into the Trump campaign, speculation is growing that it is the Obama administration that could end up investigated for accusations one of its targets called “worse than Watergate.”

Democrats are suddenly worried their “Russia hacked the election” narrative may boomerang into a catastrophe of their own making.

Perhaps the first sign came Saturday when, as WND reported, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau responded cautiously to Obama’s denial that his administration had spied on the Trump campaign and wiretapped him.

Favreau warned fellow Democrats in his own tweet: “I’d be careful about reporting that Obama said there was no wiretapping. Statement just said that neither he nor the WH (White House) ordered it.”

Then these developments occurred in rapid succession:

1) Obama’s former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday there was “no evidence” at all of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.

2) Leftist reporter and severe Trump critic Matt Taibbi warned in Rolling Stone on Wednesday of “big dangers for the press” and a “dangerous gamble” by the Democratic Party for pursuing a story that Clapper said was supported by no evidence.

3) Conservative icon Rush Limbaugh observed Thursday that Trump’s tweet had forced Democrats to deny his campaign was under intense investigation by intelligence agencies during the Obama administration.

4) Finally, former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy wrote in National Review Thursday that now that the big scandal is no longer possible Trump-campaign collusion with Russia, “It is that the Obama Justice Department may have used its legal authorities to investigate the Democrats’ top political adversary.”

And that would, indeed, be a Watergate-level scandal.

The question has become, as Limbaugh said, “[I]f there’s no investigation of Trump, then what have all these stories the past six months been?”

End run around paper’s own standards

Taibbi blamed shoddy reporting by the media – but mostly the New York Times.

He scorched the media for “using the techniques of conspiracy theorists to push this Russia story.”

The reporter accused the mainstream media of employing, essentially, fake news techniques, particularly by using phrases such as “so far,” “to date” and “as yet.”

 He also noted many of the revelations in stories have been more like speculations, “framed in terms of what they might mean, should other information surface.”

Taibbi blasted the Times story about Trump surrogates having “repeated contacts” with Russian intelligence officials because it “not only didn’t explain whether the contacts were knowing or unknowing, it also brought up a host of other ‘dots’ in the Russia narrative for the reader to connect.”

He cited the Times’ mention of “the bizarre (and unverified) dossier prepared by (former British intelligence agent) Christopher Steele.”

Taibbi recounted how the dossier contained a raft of allegations and unsubstantiated claims that the Russians had embarrassing videos that could be used to blackmail Trump. And even though the FBI spent several months investigating the leads in the dossier, it had confirmed none of its most explosive claims.

The reporter then made his most searing indictment of the Times: “These constructions are an end run around the paper’s own reporting standards.”

He continued, “The Times by itself could never have run that ‘explosive’ Steele dossier, or mentioned the ’embarrassing videos’ – because the dossier material can’t be confirmed.”

Taibbi warned of “big dangers” for the rest of the press if it followed the Times’ lead.

“If we engage in Times-style gilding of every lily the leakers throw our way, and in doing so build up a fever of expectations for a bombshell reveal, but there turns out to be no conspiracy – Trump will be pre-inoculated against all criticism for the foreseeable future.”

‘You’re setting yourselves up for a big fail’

Limbaugh warned the Times had already been caught in its own trap. And it could get worse. Much worse.

He said “the whole Russians-stole-the-election theme is gone.”

Limbaugh described Taibbi as an “extreme liberal,” whose story was a warning to Democrats, “saying you better be careful here, because you might get what you want, which is an investigation into what you’ve been doing.”

“He’s warning them to walk this back and stop reporting on this with all these unnamed sources, that you’re setting yourselves up for a big fail.”

 The talk-radio star pointed out that the mainstream media narrative had been the Obama administration asked and received a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, to surveil the Trump campaign and the Trump transition.

So, why would the media now say Trump had no proof of his spying accusation?

“It’s very simple: There has not been an investigation of Trump, folks. They have been lying about this. ‘Lying’ may be what’s happened, but it’s not the right way to — They have been hoping,” Limbaugh clarified.

“There have been deep-state sources telling the media enough things that the media has hoped, and they’ve rolled the dice and believed, that there is eventually going to be proof that Trump was being surveilled, and the reason that Trump was being surveilled is because there is evidence of Trump collusion.”

But, since it turned out there isn’t any evidence, as confirmed by Clapper himself, it had become clear “the Democrats were getting way ahead of themselves, the media getting way ahead of themselves. And Trump’s tweet back at them forced them to admit there wasn’t any.”

And, Limbaugh concluded, the Democrats and the media “had to deny their own investigation, which was easy to do; there isn’t an investigation.”

Because admitting there was an investigation of the GOP nominee would have been even worse.

‘Uh-oh moment for the media-Democrat complex’

McCarthy took the scenario a step further, positing the evidence (reported by the Times, the BBC, the Guardian, Heatstreet and CIRCA, among others) indicated there was some kind of an investigation.

The question has now become: An investigation of what?

Someone was investigating something. All those leaks came from somewhere.

McCarthy wrote that the Times referenced wiretapping in its Jan. 20 headline because it was needed to indicate the Trump campaign was suspected of wrongdoing.

If the Times could maintain the FBI was investigating the Trump campaign, “the public might be induced to believe there must be something to it if the Bureau was investigating it.”

“For four months,” he wrote, “the mainstream press was very content to have Americans believe — indeed, they encouraged Americans to believe — that a vigorous national-security investigation of the Trump presidential campaign was ongoing. ‘A counterintelligence investigation,’ the New York Times called it.”

But when the proof failed to emerge, and even Clapper shot down the story, “the risk the Democrats were running became clear.”

And suddenly the downside became clearly enormous.

“If the FBI had been investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded in purported ‘Russian hacking of the election,’ that meant the incumbent Obama administration must have been investigating the campaign of the opposition party’s presidential candidate.”

And, the former federal prosecutor observed, if such an investigation had involved national-security wiretaps under FISA, “that would suggest that the Obama Justice Department had alleged, in court, that Trump associates had acted as ‘agents of a foreign power’ — in this case, Russia.”

McCarthy then dropped the hammer.

If, as Clapper confirmed, the big scandal isn’t hacking, “It is that the Obama Justice Department may have used its legal authorities to investigate the Democrats’ top political adversary.”

Combined with the same Obama Justice Department “bending over backward to whitewash the extremely serious criminal case against the Democrats’ nominee, Hillary Clinton. It would have meant Obama had his thumb on the election scale.”

And that would be a Watergate-level scandal.

McCarthy noted that “even if Trump’s allegation was false, the tweets demanded attention to the real scandal: Was the Obama administration investigating the Trump campaign?”

And that was the “uh-oh moment for the media-Democrat complex. That was when it dawned on them not only that the election-hacking conspiracy narrative wasn’t working, but that the investigation of the Trump campaign could be a much bigger scandal.”

That’s why, he mused, the media decided that it better adopt a different strategy: “Investigation? What investigation?”

As McCarthy told WND earlier in the week, “Now that they’re being called on the scandal of investigating the opposition party’s candidate, they are in retreat and claiming that there was no investigation of the campaign.”

And now McCarthy wants to know who knew what, and when did they know it.

“Let’s see the FISA applications and warrants. If there was no targeting of the Trump campaign, as the media and Democrats now say, let’s hear an explanation of why they’ve pretended otherwise for four months. If the Trump campaign was targeted for an investigation, let’s hear why.”

‘Probably the biggest scandal in U.S. history’

The Times had identified three named targets of the Trump investigation as Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Carter Page.

Manafort had been Trump’s campaign manager but was dumped in August, well before the FISA order allowing the wiretap was reportedly issued in October. Page is an investor. Stone is a friend of Trump and Manafort’s former political-consulting business partner.

On Thursday, Stone wrote a commentary piece in the Daily Caller, titled “Worse than Watergate,” in which he stated: “We are on the cusp of what is probably the biggest scandal in U.S. history. The deep state has sought to undermine President Trump through a series of illegal leaks and secret judicial proceedings as spying has been exposed.”

He concluded: “We have established that there are no contacts between the Trump campaign and the Russian state. It is now only a matter of to getting to the bottom of who ordered the subversion of the Constitution and the spying on an American presidential candidate in order to derail his election and the Democratic process, precisely what Richard M. Nixon went down for.” -- Garth Kant

Editor’s note: The original version of this story included allegations by Limbaugh and McCarthy that the New York Times changed a Jan. 20, headline (above) from “Wiretapped Data Used in Inquiry of Trump Aides” to “Intercepted Russian Communications Part of Inquiry Into Trump Associates.”

McCarthy has since written: “The Times has informed us that the headline of the website version of the report has always been the headline of the website version of the report. It was different from the print version from Day One (i.e., January 19) and it has not been changed.”

The Times’ online version of the story still reads: “One official said intelligence reports based on some of the wiretapped communications had been provided to the White House.”


Garth Kant  WND.com March 9, 2017

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    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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’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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    American Patriot

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

    WAG

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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)

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

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    Robert Schuller

  • “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”

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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)

  • “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)

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

    Plato

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Syrus

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

  • "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.

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

    Clint Murchison

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Harry Truman

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

  • “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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    WAG

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Howard Buffett

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Gordy

  • "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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Progressive apologist

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • 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

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James Bovard

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Aristotle

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    George Berkeley

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

    GR

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    James Madison

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "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"

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Paul Horning

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


    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    William P. Anthony

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

  • "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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Steven Wright

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

  • "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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Anne Coleman

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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    James Madison

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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)

  • “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

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

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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

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

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Author Unknown

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Dana Buchman

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

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

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

    Galileo

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    John Kerry

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Dave Gardner

  • “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?”

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Charlotte

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • "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.

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

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

  • "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

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

  • “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

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • 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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

  • "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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Confucius

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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 )

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Anatole France

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Doug Powers

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

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

    George Orwell

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Tacitus

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Unknown

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Steyn

  • “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)

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

    Robert Frost

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

  • "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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    George Washington

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

    George Mason

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

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

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

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

    George Santayana

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Doug Larson

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    William Pitt

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

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

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

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

    George Washington

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

    George Washington

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Washington

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

    James Madison

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Plato

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

    Bob Hope

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Washington

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

  • "No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • 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.”

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    John D. Ashcroft

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

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "All the perplexities, confusion and distresses in America arise not from defects in the constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation."

    John Adams

  • 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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    WAG

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

  • “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

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

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

    Robert Novak

  • “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

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

    Cherokee 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 hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Chinese proverb

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "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

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    John Adams

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

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

    WAG

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    WAG

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

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

  • 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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "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

  • “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