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Benghazi Liar Susan Rice's Treachery Continues
Posted By: BullsEye on April 4, 2017 11:12 AM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com Published on April 4, 2017


"Call it the tale of two National Security Advisers, Michael Flynn and Susan Rice. As much as Flynn has taken fire as being an architect of unspecified "collusion" with the Russians, Susan Rice has been like the iceberg that sank the Titanic -- barely visible above water but dangerous enough to threaten the Trump administration’s ship of state.

As reported by Circa News, Rice, while serving as Obama’s National Security Adviser, requested the unmasking of the names of Team Trump officials mentioned in the so-called “incidental” surveillance  of the Trump transition team:

Computer logs that former President Obama’s team left behind in the White House indicate his national security adviser Susan Rice accessed numerous intelligence reports during Obama's last seven months in office that contained National Security Agency intercepts involving Donald Trump and his associates, Circa has learned.

Intelligence sources said the logs discovered by National Security Council staff suggested Rice’s interest in the NSA materials, some of which included unmasked Americans' identities, appeared to begin last July around the time Trump secured the GOP nomination and accelerated after Trump’s election in November launched a transition that continued through January.

The intelligence reports included some intercepts of Americans talking to foreigners and many more involving foreign leaders talking about the future president, his campaign associates or his transition, the sources said. Most if not all had nothing to do with the Russian election interference scandal, the sources said, speaking only on condition of anonymity given the sensitive nature of the materials.

Ordinarily, such references to Americans would be redacted or minimized by the NSA before being shared with outside intelligence sources, but in these cases names were sometimes unmasked at the request of Rice or the intelligence reports were specific enough that the American’s identity was easily ascertained, the sources said.

Well, isn’t that special? While Trump’s pick for this sensitive post was under scrutiny, Obama’s adviser was doing opposition research which involved data mining classified intelligence reports. Rice requested the unmasking of names, something only three people, according to Circa, were authorized to do:

Dozens of times in 2016, those intelligence reports identified Americans who were directly intercepted talking to foreign sources or were the subject of conversations between two or more monitored foreign figures. Sometimes the Americans’ names were officially unmasked; other times they were so specifically described in the reports that their identities were readily discernible. Among those cleared to request and consume unmasked NSA-based intelligence reports about U.S. citizens were Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice, his CIA Director John Brennan and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

If Susan Rice had worked for Richard Nixon, she could have been one of his Watergate “plumbers”, perhaps retiring as plumber emeritus. We are all familiar with Susan Rice’s tour of the Sunday talk shows after the Benghazi terrorist attack. That was no accident, but a calculated part of the Obama administration’s disinformation campaign to protect President Obama’s reelection chances and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s chances to be Obama’s successor in the White House. As Investor’s Business Daily editorialized:

Newly obtained emails on Benghazi show then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice was coached by a key White House aide to lie and ignore the facts known and reported on the ground to make the administration look good.

The fish rots from the head, as the saying goes, and no further proof is needed than a Sept. 14, 2012, email from Ben Rhodes, an assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, contained in more than 100 pages of documents released by Judicial Watch and obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request.

That email, with the subject line: "RE: PREP Call with Susan: Saturday at 4:00 p.m. ET," was sent to other key White House staffers such as then-Communications Director David Plouffe and Press Secretary Jay Carney the day before now-National Security Adviser Susan Rice made her whirlwind tour on five Sunday news show appearances to specifically and emphatically blame an Internet video for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, in which U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other nationals were killed.

One of the goals listed in the emails was the need for Rice "to underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure or policy." She was also to "reinforce the President and Administration's strength and steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges." Her job was not to tell the truth, but to put lipstick on the Obama administration's Benghazi pig.

Rice was ordered to lie about Benghazi and blame it on a video. Rice was sent out to lie for the Obama administration about Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl, for whom the Obama administration would trade four top captured Taliban leaders.

Despite the uncontestable fact that Bergdahl walked away from his post in time of war, leaving his weapon and gear behind, and the unanimous statements of those who served with him and over him and those who tried to find him, the administration will not say whether Bergdahl will be court-martialed for desertion.

The White House sent national security adviser Susan Rice, of Benghazi video lie fame, to the talk shows to say Bergdahl served with "honor and distinction."

Bergdahl did not serve his country with honor and distinction, and neither has Susan Rice. Rice was involved with administration lies to protect another administration, the Clinton administration, after the terrorist attacks on our embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, precursors to Benghazi. Again, her motive was not to tell the truth but to protect the interests of her political bosses:

A mission was attacked after warnings, Americans were killed after security requests were denied, and a diplomat went on TV to explain it all — our current U.N. ambassador, after embassy bombings in 1998.

'What troubles me so much is the Benghazi attack in many ways echoes the attacks on both embassies in 1998, when Susan Rice was head of the African region for our State Department," Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Wednesday after two hours with our U.N. ambassador. "In both cases, the ambassador begged for additional security."

In both cases, Susan Rice was involved more than she would like to admit….

As in Benghazi, requests for more security were denied, warnings were issued, prior incidents were ignored and Susan Rice went on TV to explain it all.

Within 24 hours, Rice, then assistant secretary of state for African affairs, went on PBS as spokesperson for the administration — just as she was regarding Benghazi when she parroted the administration's false narrative on five Sunday talk shows on Sept. 16, 2012, that Benghazi was caused by a flash mob enraged by an Internet video. Then, as now, she worked for a Clinton.

Also then, as now, she went on TV to claim, falsely, that we "maintain a high degree of security at all of our embassies at all times" and that we "had no telephone warning or call of any sort like that, that might have alerted either embassy just prior to the blast." There were plenty of warnings and our East African diplomats were begging for help as Ambassador Chris Stevens was in Benghazi.

Susan Rice was a key cog in both the Clinton and Obama administrations’ disinformation machines designed to keep the truth from the American people and hide what was arguably criminal negligence in the deaths of many Americans at the hands of terrorism. That she should be up to her eyeballs in this current round of corruption by Team Obama, using classified data gleaned by surveillance of Americans to sabotage an incoming president, is both unconscionable and not urprising." -- Daniel John Sobieski

Daniel John Sobieski is a freelance writer whose pieces have appeared in Investor’s Business DailyHuman EventsReason Magazine and the Chicago Sun-Times among other publications.


Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com April 4, 2017

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    George Berkeley

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Galileo

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “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

  • “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”

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Eliot

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • 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

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

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    WAG

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “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

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

    Syrus

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Pat Flynn

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Confucious

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ernest Benn

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

    James Madison

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

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

    WAG

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

  • "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 am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

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

    Steven Wright

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    James Bovard

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    WAG

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

  • “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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    George Orwell

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Charlie Daniels

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Socrates

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mike S. Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Dave Barry

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

    James Madison

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • "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

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "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."

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Orwell

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    George Mason

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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."

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Government Motto

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    WAG

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    John Adams

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    WAG

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

    Cal Thomas

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Anatole France

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

    Plato

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Moliere

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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"

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Santayana

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Voltaire

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

  • "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

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • 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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    David Stockman

  • “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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "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.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Mike Adams

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Pitt

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

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

    Henry Ford

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

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

    John Wayne

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

  • "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

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

  • "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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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?”

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

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

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Adams

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Paul Horning

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


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

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

    John Adams

  • “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)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Erma Bombeck

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

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Edmund Burke

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Demosthenes

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Unknown

  • “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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Kerry

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • “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 )

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

    WAG

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Wooden

  • "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.

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “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

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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)

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

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

  • “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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Jay Leno

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

    George Washington

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Anonymous

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

    GR

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein