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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    William P. Anthony

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "I 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

  • “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”

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    John Jay

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Willis Player

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

  • “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

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Orwell

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    WAG

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    William Faulkner

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • 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.

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • “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 )

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The 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

  • "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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "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

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    American Citizen

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Charlotte

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

    James Madison

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    WAG

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

    Steven Wright

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Gold is important, but so are guns and ammunition, and it’s the guys with the guns and ammunition that’ll get the gold in the end”

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Aristotle

  • “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)

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Anatole France

  • "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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    George Washington

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

  • "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."

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Socrates

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Charles Dickens

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    George Mason

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

    WAG

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

    Unknown

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

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

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Charlie Daniels

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

  • “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)

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Voltaire

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Jack Miner

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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

  • "I 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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Dean Acheson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charley Reese

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Novak

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Josef Stalin

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Ernest Benn

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    James Madison

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "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

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

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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


    WAG

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

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    George Washington

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

    John Adams

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    George Mason

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

  • "Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

  • "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

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Anonymous

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    GR

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Anne Coleman

  • “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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

  • "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

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

    Luck

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    WAG

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Newt Gingrich

  • “The 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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • “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

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Howard Buffett

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • 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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    American Patriot

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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.

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John Adams

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

    Samuel Johnson

  • "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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    George Orwell

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    George W. Bush

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

  • "It 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

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

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

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Francis Bacon

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

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

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

    James Bovard

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

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    WAG

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    George Washington

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • 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.”

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Plato

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Confucius

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

    John Wayne

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

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

    Tacitus

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Moliere

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Joseph Stalin