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Thousands Of Fraud Cases Called Just 'tip Of Iceberg'
Posted By: BullsEye on October 17, 2011 03:13 PM in VOTER FRAUD
Bob Unruh  WND.com Published on October 16, 2011


New warning of 'total breakdown in cohesion of American society'

A group that monitors elections in Minnesota and roots out fraudulent votes is warning ballot fraud is on the rise across the nation, and if unchecked, the ultimate consequences would be an electorate that simply doesn't believe the system works and refuses to participate – "a total breakdown in the cohesion of American society."

That's from spokesman Dan McGrath of the Minnesota Majority, which advocates for traditional values in state and federal public policy through grassroots activism. The group also contributes to the work of ElectionIntegrityWatch.com to focus specifically on elections and voter fraud.

Minnesota Majority reported that its investigations of fraud allegations arising from the 2008 general election in the state so far have resulted in 113 convictions. Another 200 or so cases are being processed or are pending but might not be completed because the statute of limitations expires next month, three years after the election.

And a stunning 2,800 or more cases cannot be prosecuted because of the wording in the state law that essentially requires voter fraud participants to admit they knew what they were doing was illegal in order for a conviction to be obtained, the organization said.

The organization's report on voter fraud said the convictions appear to be the highest number since a scheme in Jackson County, Mo., in 1936 resulted in 259 individuals convicted of voter fraud.

A more recent effort by the U.S. Department of Justice that encompassed five years resulted in just 53 convictions, the group said.

"It's mind-boggling to me that as a tiny non-profit corporation, we netted more than double the number of convictions in one year than the U.S. Department of Justice was able to find in five," said Minnesota Majority president Jeff Davis in a statement on the results.

The group identified a wide range of illegal votes, including incapacitated patients at a mental health home who have guardians and are not eligible to vote to "upwards of 2,800 ineligible felons believed to have unlawfully voted in Minnesota's 2008 general election."

"These convictions are just the tip of the iceberg," said Davis. "The actual number of illegal votes cast was in the thousands. Most unlawful voters were never charged with a crime because they simply pled ignorance. We have evidence of these people casting illegal ballots, but in Minnesota, ignorance of election law is considered to be an acceptable defense."

It's not just in Minnesota.

The organization lists reports from dozens of locations around the nation where voter fraud cases have been brought, and convictions won, by prosecutors. Among them are a 10-year prison term for an NAACP leader for vote fraud, several cases in Houston, more in Wisconsin and some in Florida.

The issue of trouble in American elections was the sole focus of a Whistleblower Magazine issue two years ago, and a new book by Matthew Vadum, "Subversion Inc.: How Obama's ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers," explains how the ACORN organization, under new names in various states, continues its campaign to influence elections.

Minnesota Majority notes that in 2008, the Minnesota U.S. Senate race was decided by just 312 votes.

"Never in our state's history did the words 'every vote counts' ring so true. However, a cloud of doubt still hangs over the results. Post-election analysis showed that hundreds of ineligible felons voted in the election. Over 17,000 more ballots were counted than voters accounted for as having voted in our Statewide Voter Registration System. Over 23,000 addresses provided by Election Day registrants could not be verified. Voter rolls contained the names of non-citizens and deceased individuals," the organization reported.

What that means is that Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., may not have won, although he has been casting votes from his U.S. Senate seat ever since.

"Political analysts estimate that voter fraud may account for 3 percent of the vote in any given election. Applying this statistic to Minnesota's 2006 gubernatorial election, that would mean that we would have had over 66,000 fraudulent votes. Remember that Gov. Pawlenty won this election by just 21,000 votes," the organization reported.

Further, it reported in 2008, ACORN registered more than 40,000 people to vote in Minnesota.

"While numerous other states have launched investigations of voter fraud by ACORN, Minnesota government officials have done nothing. To this day, our top elections official, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, has failed to satisfactorily explain the irregularities uncovered after the 2008 election. Our top law enforcement official, Attorney General Lori Swanson, has refused to investigate allegations of election irregularities. Could this be because both Ritchie and Swanson were endorsed and supported by ACORN when they were elected to office?" the group asked.

McGrath told WND that while voter fraud was rampant decades back, it largely had declined.

Now, however, "it is being revived," he said. "There seem to be some new groups out there."

He said the potential ramifications are very serious for the nation, and "that's why we've been so dogged about this."

"The foundation of the country rests on the confidence of the people that they're being represented," he said. "That they have a voice in the process. If they feel they have become disenfranchised, they'll ask, 'What reason do I have to participate?'

"That's why it's so very alarming."

It was just this week that former Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan said a signature on a petition to put Barack Obama on the state's primary ballot in 2008 isn't his.

The Democrat, who had campaigned for Hillary Clinton, told the Associated Press the printing next to the signature doesn't even look like his.

He was among dozens of people contacted by the South Bend Tribune who declined to verify that their names on the petition were in their handwriting.

Officials called for a federal investigation.

McGrath said there are several developments that voters need to know about. One is that several states have become concerned about voter fraud and have cracked down on "provisional ballots" from those who don't appear on voter registration lists.

But a pushback is developing from organizations that want such limits and restrictions removed, he said.

Providing the "benefit of the doubt" for a ballot for anyone who walks in the door of a polling location is an "open door" for trouble, he suggested.

Another development is that organizations such as a coalition in Minnesota, under the banner of ElectionIntegrityWatch, are being assembled. Texas already has one, and the efforts in other places are in various stages.

He said, however, citizens will have to depend on themselves to know what to watch for and then document the evidence needed to charge voter fraud, because the federal government is unlikely to help.

He said his organization tried to get some assistance from the Department of Justice and presented information about evidence to the FBI.

The agent who reviewed the information suggested there was enough to open an investigation, but "when he got back to his supervisors, the case just disappeared," McGrath said.


WND also previously reported that a number of names among ACORN's "shock troops" have been linked to or convicted of perjury, forgery, identity theft and election fraud in recent years.

Vadum, a senior editor for the Capital Research Center, released before Obama took office a report titled "ACORN: Who Funds the Weather Underground's Little Brother?" documenting the troubled past and problems facing the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

The organization for which Obama at one point trained activists and to which he directed grants while aboard the management of the Woods Fund established a reputation for doing pretty much as it pleases, the report said.

While the election 2008 controversies over electoral fraud efforts "have been indelibly imprinted in the public consciousness," Vadum said, that work is only a "smidgen of what ACORN actually does."

While ACORN officially went out of business earlier this year, Vadum has documented how most of the people involved simply reported many times to the same offices and same work desks, just under the name of a new organization.

The issue of misbehavior at the polls caught the attention of the public in 2008 when voter intimidation by members of the New Black Panther Party was caught on video.

The Justice Department originally brought a case against the organization and several individuals who witnesses say derided voters with catcalls of "white devil" and "cracker" and told them they should prepare to be "ruled by the black man."

One poll watcher called police after he reportedly saw one of the men brandishing a nightstick to threaten voters.

"As I walked up, they closed ranks, next to each other," the witness told Fox News at the time. "So I walked directly in between them, went inside and found the poll watchers. They said they'd been here for about an hour. And they told us not to come outside because a black man is going to win this election no matter what."

He said the man with a nightstick told him, "'We're tired of white supremacy,' and he starts tapping the nightstick in his hand. At which point I said, 'OK, we're not going to get in a fistfight right here,' and I called the police."

Subsequently, former DOJ attorney J. Christian Adams testified before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission that the Voting Section of Holder's organization is dominated by a "culture of hostility" toward bringing cases against blacks and other minorities who violate voting-rights laws.

Further, two other former U.S. Department of Justice attorneys later corroborated key elements of the explosive allegations by Adams.

One of Adams' DOJ colleagues, former Voting Section trial attorney Hans A. von Spakovsky, told WND he saw Adams was being attacked in the media for lack of corroboration. He said he knew Adams was telling the truth, so he decided on his own to step forward.

Adams had been ordered by his superiors to drop a case prosecutors already had won against the New Black Panthers. When they were ordered to stop prosecution, Adams and the team of DOJ lawyers had already won the case by default because the New Black Panthers declined to defend themselves in court. At that point in the proceedings, the DOJ team was simply waiting for the judge to assign penalties against the New Black Panthers.

"Security" patrols stationed at polling places in Philly
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Bob Unruh  WND.com October 16, 2011

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Unknown

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    WAG

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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)

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Government Motto

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

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

    Galileo

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    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

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

  • "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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    George Orwell

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Plato

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    John Kerry

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    James Madison

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Moliere

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    WAG

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Voltaire

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • “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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Washington

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

    John Wooden

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Grover Cleveland

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    George Santayana

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

  • "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

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

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

    Jack Abramoff

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Howard Buffett

  • 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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

  • "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.

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Demosthenes

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Horning

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The 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

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

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • “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”

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Dave Gardner

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    James Bovard

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

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

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

    George Washington

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


    WAG

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    David Stockman

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Luck

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

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Robert Schuller

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “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

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "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."

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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 )

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Progressive apologist

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

  • "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

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    WAG

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

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

    GR

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    American Patriot

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    John Adams

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

    Socrates

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

  • “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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    Mike S. Adams

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lao-tzu

  • “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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Syrus

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    von Clausewitz

  • "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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

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

    Harry Browne

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

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

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

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

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Willis Player

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "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

  • "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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • “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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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"

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Anatole France

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • "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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    James Madison

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    George Mason

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Ann Landers

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ann Coulter

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Barbara Bush

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    George Washington

  • “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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • “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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Tacitus

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    John Wooden

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

    American Citizen

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oscar Wilde