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Comey's Game
Posted By: BullsEye on June 15, 2017 08:35 AM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Tadas Klimas  AmericanThinker.com Published on June 15, 2017


"It is very strange, but it seems almost everything in recent American political history translates out to the FBI not functioning as it should.  While certainly this is because of a type of political correctness, it is proximately caused by the conscious or unconscious bias of its former director, James Comey, and his being in denial of that bias.

The criminal investigation of Mrs. Clinton for violation of the espionage statute was sabotaged by Obama’s Justice Department.  No subpoenas were issued.  (The FBI cannot issue grand jury subpoenas; only the Justice Department can.)  This is completely not normal; in such a case the FBI cannot work as it should.

The non-issuance of subpoenas by the Justice Department cannot have merely happened, as if by some freak of nature.  It is an execrable act that fairly can be said to constitute sabotage, and indeed if anything in recent months has constituted obstruction of justice, this is it.  Largely, but not solely, because of this, the FBI’s investigation was a sham, unprecedentedly fake, truncated, and weird.

Then-director Comey should have made this public and most certainly should have resigned in protest.  Yet because Comey did not, the fact that the investigation was a sham, that it was obstructed, if not in a legal, then in a descriptive sense, and that it was, yes, a fake Potemkin village sort of investigation was not apparent to the American public.  Comey used the aura of the FBI to give the opposite impression.  Certainly the media could have pointed this out, but it did not. Comey must have known what his actively going along with the program would mean: a fraud upon the public.  He even went along with the program, as it were, by calling it a “matter” and not a “criminal investigation,” as directed by Attorney General Lynch.

Was he in active and conscious cahoots with those wishing to traduce our system?  Let us be charitable and give him the benefit of the doubt.  If not conspiratorially intentional, however, how to describe his actions?  They were not lackadaisical.  After all, if it had not been for Comey’s strenuous tergiversations during and after his infamous press conference outlining the case against Mrs. Clinton, even that truncated and malformed investigation would have resulted in her indictment and conviction.

A review of other facts and actions of Mr. Comey can shed light upon his motivation.

For instance, he purportedly and infamously wrote a memo to himself concerning his meeting with President Trump. It is clear that the president did not obstruct justice; Comey admitted to the same.  But why was there no memo regarding Obama’s attorney general Lynch’s directive to Comey to call the espionage investigation of Mrs. Clinton a “matter” and not a criminal investigation?  And no memo regarding the refusal of the DOJ to issue subpoenas?  This evidences an immense asymmetry in his mindset.

What of the IRS actively and concertedly targeting conservative groups?  This is clearly illegal.  (One of the impeachment counts against Nixon – Article 2 - was that he had attempted to use the IRS in a similar manner.)  The object, let us remember, was to interfere in a presidential election. It is hard to conclude otherwise than that Mr. Comey’s FBI did not investigate this: the victims, it appears, were not even interviewed.  In a world in which the FBI functions normally, this cannot occur.

Consider further that President Trump repeatedly requested Comey to tell the public that he was not the subject of an investigation, inasmuch as that was the plain truth and inasmuch as he was being accused and treated as being under such investigation.  Comey did not do so.  (See his prepared testimony to the Senate, “March 30 phone call.”)  Yet he did go along with Lynch in not making clear to the public that Mrs. Clinton was under a criminal investigation.  And his explanation as to why he did not do so is both risible and frightening: it would have, in his words, created a “duty to correct” should there ever be an investigation; but it is also indicative of a person straining to justify the unjustifiable.

There are many more such asymmetries in Mr. Comey’s performance and activities, but these will do. It is hard to do other than to draw the conclusion that he has great sympathy for the left, and an antipathy towards the right.  This is untenable for an FBI agent, and completely beyond the pale for an FBI director.  Which is why, of course, he is in denial.

It all worked for a time. Mr. Comey’s fevered gavotte of faux-integrity, his energetic denials of his own bias (he should have resigned on multiple occasions) was indeed part of the shield behind which the shenanigans were engaged in. It certainly did concerning the IRS scandal.  It worked fairly well, probably, because it was in accord with the wishes of Attorney General Lynch and tolerated, at best, if not encouraged, by President Obama.

But now the jig is up.

We need two things.  One, we need to have an FBI which is non-politicized.  Two, we need to perceive it as such.  One more thing would be nice.  It would be nice to be spared any further exposure to the wretched spectacle of Mr. Comey’s attempts at justification.  Enough." -- Tadas Klimas

The author is a former FBI agent, awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement (NIMA).


Tadas Klimas  AmericanThinker.com June 15, 2017

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  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Anatole France

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    WAG

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Josef Stalin

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Mark Twain

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Confucius

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Jay Leno

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    American Patriot

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

  • “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)

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Moliere

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Kerry

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

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

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

    Sam Adams

  • “The 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)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

  • “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?”

  • “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

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

    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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Mason

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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)

  • 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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    David Stockman

  • “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

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Novak

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

  • "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

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Unknown

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

    Will Rogers

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • 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

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

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

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

    Mark Twain

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Saul Bellow

  • 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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

  • "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

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

  • “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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Samuel Johnson

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • “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

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    American Patriot

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

    WAG

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

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

    Luck

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

    Author Unknown

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

    WAG

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    William Pitt

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

    Peter Drucker

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

  • "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 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."

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

    James Madison

  • "It is 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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    WAG

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    American Citizen

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "A 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Dave Barry

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • “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”

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    WAG

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mike Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    John Adams

  • “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

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adolph Hitler

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    John Wayne

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    GR

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

    WAG

  • "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.

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

  • “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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    WAG

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Voltaire

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Andrew Breitbart

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Eliot

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ann Landers

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • “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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Barbara Bush

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • 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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • 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.

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Tacitus

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

  • 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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Robert Brault

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • “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”

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

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

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

    Galileo

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain