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THE RUSSIAN EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
Posted By: BullsEye on April 7, 2017 07:22 AM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Ann Coulter  FrontPageMag.com Published on April 6, 2017


Now we know why Democrats concocted their wild Russia-Trump conspiracy theory

"The Susan Rice bombshell at least explains why the Democrats won't stop babbling about Russia. They need a false flag to justify using national intelligence agencies to snoop on the Trump team. 

Every serious person who has tried to locate any evidence that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 election -- even Trump-haters at the New York Review of Books and Rolling Stone magazine -- has come away empty-handed and angry. We keep getting bald assertions, unadorned with anything resembling a fact. 

But for now, let's just consider the raw plausibility of the story. 

The fact-less claim is that (1) the Russians wanted Donald Trump to win; and (2) They thought they could help him win by releasing purloined emails from the Democratic National Committee showing that the Democrats were conspiring against Hillary Clinton's primary opponent, Bernie Sanders. 

First, why on earth would Russia prefer a loose cannon, untested president like Trump to an utterly corrupt politician, who'd already shown she could be bought? The more corrupt you think Russia is, the more Putin ought to love Hillary as president. 

The Russians knew Hillary was a joke from her ridiculous "reset" button as secretary of state. They proceeded to acquire 20 percent of America's uranium production, under Hillary's careful management -- in exchange for a half-million-dollar speaking engagement for her husband and millions of dollars in donations to the Clinton Foundation.

(Politifact rates this claim FALSE! -- LIAR, LIAR PANTS ON FIRE! -- because Trump referred to 20 percent of America's "uranium," not to 20 percent of America's "uranium capacity." This is the sort of serious reporting we get from our watchdog media.) 

The last thing our enemies want is unpredictability in an American president, and Trump is nothing if not unpredictable. Actually, that's only the second-to-last thing Putin wants. Russia's only export is energy: The last thing Putin wants is a president who vows to drill and frack, driving down the world oil price. 

But let's say the Russians were morally offended by a woman who could be bought (by them) for a $500,000 speaking fee, and what they really longed for was a bellicose American president promising to put our interests first. 

Why would anyone, least of all trained spies, think that it would help Trump to release emails showing the DNC had its thumb on the scale against Bernie Sanders

How was that supposed to work again? I forget. 

Accepting everything else the most deranged Trump-hater believes, normal people lose the thread of the conspiracy at the moment when the Russians are supposed to have said to themselves, "HEY, I KNOW -- LET'S TRY THIS!” 

Even experts in American politics haven't the first idea how to affect an election. The best minds of the GOP bet $140 million of their own money that Jeb! would be the nominee. (Maybe they should have hired Putin.) 

Throughout the primaries, Democrats were openly praying that the GOP would nominate Trump. Democrats had the same hope in 1980 for Ronald Reagan. In 2008, Republicans hooted at the idea of Al Franken running for the U.S. Senate. 

Days before the election, America's premier journal of liberal opinion, The New York Times, gave Hillary a 91 percent chance of winning. The Princeton Election Consortium calculated her chances at 99 percent. The Huffington Post's polling aggregator put Hillary's odds at 98 percent. 

But we're supposed to believe that a country practiced in spycraft was confident that it not only knew what was likely to happen in a U.S. presidential election, but also knew how to swing it? And no one in Moscow thought to ask: "What will be the predictable, certain outcome of releasing the DNC's 'Get Bernie' emails?” 

The DNC leaks might have ended up being the best thing that ever happened to the Democrats. What if they had pulled a Torricelli, and forced Hillary to drop out, so they could run Joe Biden instead? Biden is a lot more popular than Hillary! 

Isn't the more logical leaker someone within the DNC who'd had enough with David Brock and Debbie Wasserman Schultz steering the party into a ditch? The actual leaker probably thought: I've got to save the party! She's going to destroy us! 

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, as well as his associate, former British ambassador Craig Murray, both say that the DNC emails came from a whistleblower within the DNC. Murray has even identified the precise location where a DNC insider passed him the emails -- a park near American University. 

Assange may be a misguided zealot, but neither his friends nor his enemies call him a liar. His image is very nearly the opposite: a self-righteousness fanatic -- not a slippery con man. 

Hey, did anyone else notice that last week, very quietly, every single staffer at the DNC was fired

The claim that Russia hacked the DNC's emails to help Trump is the sort of crackpot theory that can only be concocted after the fact. 

They would prefer to say that North Korea or ISIS "hacked" our election and somehow installed Trump. But unfortunately, Trump has no business dealings with ISIS or the Pyongyang regime. He -- or people he knows -- have had some vague business dealings with Russia. So the left is stuck with its insane Russia conspiracy. 

And now, just as the whole story is collapsing, their need is even more urgent, to distract from the Obama administration's use of national security intelligence-gathering agencies to spy on domestic enemies like Donald Trump." -- Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter  FrontPageMag.com April 6, 2017

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Dean Acheson

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • 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 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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    WAG

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

    Dick Cheney

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

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    WAG

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Evan Sayet

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

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

    David Letterman

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • “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)

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

    George Santayana

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Anne Coleman

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

  • "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)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Reverend Ike

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

  • "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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "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

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

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    Paul Jacob

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    WAG

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • 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

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    John Adams

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Demosthenes

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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"

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

  • “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

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

    George Sutherland

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jason Laumark

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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    WAG

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Luck

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    American Patriot

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    WAG

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

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Andrew Breitbart

  • “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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

  • "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

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

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

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    James Madison

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

    David Stockman

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    GR

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    George Washington

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    John Adams

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Danny Schecter

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Plato

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    George Eliot

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    American Patriot

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Washington

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

    Unknown

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Unknown

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Anonymous

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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"

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Plato

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    C. A. Beard

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Willis Player

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ann Coulter

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

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Moliere

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    John Adams

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • 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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Aristotle

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Clint Murchison

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Van Buren

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Confucious

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    WAG

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

    Ernest Benn

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Charlotte

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "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.

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Charley Reese

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mike S. Adams

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Hugo Black

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Christie

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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”

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • “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”

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Doug Larson

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • 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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    WAG

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    James Madison

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

    George Mason

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • “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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

  • "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

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Frost

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “If 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?”

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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • “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”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    James Madison

  • "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

  • "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 men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "A 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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    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

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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Joseph Addison

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

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

  • "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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Larry Elder

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    John Wooden

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

  • "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."

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Government Motto

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Harry Truman

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson