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LORETTA LYNCH, PORTRAIt OF CORRUPTION
Posted By: Letters on June 17, 2017 05:45 AM in CORRUPTION COUCH
Ari Lieberman  FrontPageMag.com Published on June 16, 2017


New revelations surrounding Lynch’s effort to sink email probe sparks bi-partisan call for investigation

"She barely served two years as attorney general during Obama’s tenure but during that time, Loretta Lynch distinguished herself as arguably the most corrupt attorney general in the history of the United States. That’s a tall order considering that her predecessor was Eric Holder, who was notorious for politicizing his office and cited for contempt of Congress for stonewalling in the infamous Fast and Furious fiasco. Nevertheless, when it comes to outright corruption, it’s hard to find a better candidate than Loretta Lynch.

Lynch like everyone else who listened to the mainstream media elites believed that a Clinton presidency was all but guaranteed. She was likely angling for a position within the next administration and would utilize the power of her office to make certain that nothing altered the presidential trajectory charted by media elites, leftist pollsters and top Democratic Party insiders.

During his recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI director James Comey testified that Lynch directed him to refer to the FBI’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton as a “matter,” which “confused and concerned” him and gave him a “queasy feeling.” The benign language employed by Lynch directly tracked the Clinton campaign’s talking points in an effort to downplay the significance and negative ramifications of the criminal probe.

But it gets worse for Lynch, much worse in fact. Circa reports that in closed session before the Intelligence Committee, Comey testified that he confronted Lynch with a sensitive document in which it was suggested that Lynch was going to use her authority and power of her office to thwart prosecution of Clinton irrespective of the FBI’s findings in the email probe. Lynch reportedly stared at the document and then “looked up with a steely silence that lasted for some time, then asked him if he had any other business with her and if not that he should leave her office.”

These strange and rather adversarial interactions with Lynch, coupled with the now infamous 25-minute meeting that Lynch had with Bill Clinton (where the two allegedly discussed grandchildren and golf) at a Phoenix tarmac just days before Hillary was scheduled to testify before the FBI, led Comey to conclude that he needed to make his findings public “to protect the credibility of the investigation.”

The disturbing revelations regarding the nation’s top law enforcement officer and her attempts to interfere with an ongoing FBI investigation have prompted bipartisan calls by a growing chorus of Senate Judiciary Committee members to subpoena Lynch and investigate her conduct. Among those who have called for an investigation are Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) and surprisingly, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif) the committee’s ranking member and certainly no ally of Donald Trump. But Lynch’s alleged conduct was so egregious and outrageous that it left Feinstein with little choice. Silence on the matter would reek of hypocrisy and double standards.

Fox reported that on Wednesday, Judiciary Committee chairman, Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter to Feinstein noting that the committee will pursue investigations into any efforts to influence FBI investigations. That would presumably include purported efforts by Lynch to influence or even thwart the outcome of the FBI’s email probe. The letter should have been sent days ago following Comey’s testimony and it is unclear why Chairman Grassley dragged his heals on the matter.

But even if Lynch is called before the committee, don’t expect much. Lynch is anything but straight-forward. She is adept at evading and obfuscating. During her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last year, exasperated congressmen marveled at her seeming inability to provide straight-forward answers to direct questions requiring a simple “yes” or “no” response. 

One frustrated congressman, David Trott (R-Michigan) noted that Lynch refused to answer probative questions on at least 74 occasions. Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.), noted that Lynch’s “lack of clarity is bad for the republic.” And Rep Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) bluntly told Lynch that she was “sending a terrible message to the world,” and that her “lack of clarity” before the committee was “pretty stunning.” Rep. Doug Collins (D- Ga) dryly commented that he missed Eric Holder because “at least when he came here he gave us answers.” 

But Lynch remained unfazed by the criticism. Her stoic demeanor throughout the proceedings betrayed the thought-process of a well-connected, high-level law enforcement official who thought she was above the law. Nevertheless the new and troubling revelations provided by the former FBI director in his testimony before the Intelligence Committee have provided committee members with specific, concrete information and not just innuendo. There is now evidence of actual impropriety and not merely the appearance of impropriety. In light of this tangible evidence, it will be interesting to see how the former attorney general will attempt slither her way out of the corrupted hole she dug herself into." -- Ari Lieberman


Ari Lieberman  FrontPageMag.com June 16, 2017

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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?”

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

  • "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

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Galileo

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • “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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • “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”

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Maya Angelou

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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

  • "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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Will Rogers

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    George Mason

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

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Santayana

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

    Government Motto

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Christie

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

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

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • “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)

  • "Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian Nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers."

    John Jay

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

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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)

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

    Rick Perry

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

  • “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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Lord Byron

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • 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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    George Orwell

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    WAG

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    James Madison

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    George Orwell

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Kerry

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Dick Cheney

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • 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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Wayne

  • "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

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

    Henry Ford

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

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

    Douglas Casey

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    George W. Bush

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Moliere

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Willis Player

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

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

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

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

    Erma Bombeck

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • “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

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Joseph Stalin

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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

    Charlie Daniels

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Sam Adams

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

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

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mike Adams

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Charlotte

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

  • “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)

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Socrates

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "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)

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

    Robert Novak

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

    James Bovard

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Tacitus

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    WAG

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Clint Murchison

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    GR

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

  • “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”

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aristotle

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

    James Madison

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    David Letterman

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Plato

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Luck

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • "Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Voltaire

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Voltaire

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    James Madison

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

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

    Dave Barry

  • “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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • 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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Syrus

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

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The 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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

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

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • "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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    William Pitt

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

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

  • "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

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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”

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Saul Bellow

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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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