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'A Little State Control Wouldn't Hurt Anybody'

Top Democrat spills beans on revival of 'Fairness Doctrine'

"A little state control wouldn't hurt anybody," declared Jerry Brown, California's Democrat attorney general, in on air comments yesterday about the possible reinstatement of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine."

"You have a point of view and I have a point of view and they are different. I think the clash can sometimes illuminate the two better than just a one sided presentation," stated Brown, during an exclusive interview with Michael Savage broadcast on the top talker's national radio show.

Savage countered by positing any revival of the "Fairness Doctrine" is aimed at muting conservative talk radio. Brown replying by stating Savage's suggestion had the "tinge of paranoia."

Michael Savage Interviews Jerry Brown (Part 2/2 on The Fairness Doctrine)

It "would not apply to any other element of the media. It's aimed strictly at us in the minority in the media," Savage shot back. "And they want us controlled and constrained and removed from the airwaves. They only want to hear progressive voices that laud Obama and laud the liberal way."

Retorted Brown: "I don't think that's a fair description of what's going on and it has a tinge of paranoia connected to it."

Savage, however, claimed Brown was using "Soviet tactics" by attempting to paint critics of the Fairness Doctrine as paranoid.

"That's what they used to do in the Soviet Union with dissidents Jerry. They would accuse dissidents of being paranoid," Savage said. "A country that is supposedly free must have dissent."

The radio talker went on to say the possible revival of the so-called Fairness Doctrine was clearly targeting his show as well as "Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity ... They (liberal democrats) want to shut us up. There is something we are doing that must be right because they are all up in arms over us."

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He claimed a new Fairness Doctrine wouldn't attempt to put conservative voices on National Public Radio.

We made it in radio because there is an audience for us ... Let the marketplace determine what people listen to and not the government," Savage said.

"You are starting to sound as though you want a little state control over the media," Savage added.

Brown then exclaimed, "Well, a little state control wouldn't hurt anybody."

Democrats line up behind 'Fairness Doctrine'

The Fairness Doctrine, abolished in 1987, was a policy of the Federal Communications Commission that required the holders of broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance in a manner the agency considered "balanced." Some Democrat lawmakers' recent comments in support of reintroducing the Fairness Doctrine have generated concern among the conservative establishment the government might push to re-establish the doctrine in some manner.

Earlier this month, WND reported Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., expressed support about introducing legislation to bring "accountability" to the airwaves.

Asked by radio host and WND columnist Bill Press whether it was time to bring back the so-called "Fairness Doctrine", Stabenow replied: "I think it's absolutely time to pass a standard. Now, whether it's called the Fairness Standard, whether it's called something else – I absolutely think it's time to be bringing accountability to the airwaves. I mean, our new president has talked rightly about accountability and transparency. You know, that we all have to step up and be responsible. And, I think in this case, there needs to be some accountability and standards put in place."

Stabenow's husband, Tom Athans, was executive vice president of the left-leaning talk radio network Air America. He left the network in 2006, when it filed for bankruptcy, and co-founded the TalkUSA Radio Network.

Asked by Press if she could be counted on to push for hearings in the Senate this year "to bring these (radio station) owners in and hold them accountable," Stabenow replied: "I have already had some discussions with colleagues and, you know, I feel like that's gonna happen. Yep."

Meanwhile, as WND has previously reported, other Democratic legislators have tried to claim talk about a reintroduction of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine" is merely conspiracy-mongering by right-wing talk radio and its partisan cheerleaders.

But some Democrats in the Senate and House – and even a few Republicans – have made no secret of their support for such legislation.

"For many, many years, we operated under a Fairness Doctrine in this country," Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., told Albuquerque radio station KKOB last year. "I think the country was well-served. I think the public discussion was at a higher level and more intelligent in those days than it has become since."

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Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., told WYNC's Bryan Lehrer Show in 2007, "I think the Fairness Doctrine ought to be there and I also think equal time doctrine ought to come back."

In June of last year, John Gizzi reported in Human Events a conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in which he asked her if she personally supported revival of the "Fairness Doctrine."

"Yes," Pelosi answered.

And as recently as December, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. – who servves on the Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee – told the Palo Alto Daily Post she still believes in the "Fairness Doctrine" and will work on bringing it back.

"It should and will affect everyone," Eshoo pledged.

Meanwhile, President Obama's press secretary, Robert Gibbs, told Broadcasting & Cable during the presidential election campaign, "Sen. Obama does not support reimposing the Fairness Doctrine on broadcasters. He considers this debate to be a distraction from the conversation we should be having about opening up the airwaves and modern communications to as many diverse viewpoints as possible."

The debate heated up again recently, however, when Obama singled out Rush Limbaugh, the king of talk radio, for criticism: "You can't just listen to Rush Limbaugh and get things done."  (Aaron Klein/WorldNetDaily.com 2/14/09)

Reminds me of the doctor who told the patient that she was a little pregnant.

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

    John Wayne

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "I 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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

  • "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

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

    Doug Christie

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Voltaire

  • 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Anonymous

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Confucius

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    American Patriot

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    von Clausewitz

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    GR

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "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

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


    WAG

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    James Bovard

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Francis Bacon

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Rod Serling

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Charlotte

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

    George Washington

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

    Unknown

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

  • “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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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)

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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)

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    David Letterman

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    George Santayana

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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.

  • "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

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

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

  • "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)

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Bob Hope

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Confucious

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Gardner

  • "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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Syrus

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    John Adams

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    William Pitt

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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."

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    James Madison

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Paul Jacob

  • 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

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

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

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

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Orwell

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

    Doug Powers

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    George Sutherland

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Plato

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Lord Byron

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    John Adams

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    WAG

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Dick Cheney

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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.”

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Anatole France

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    James Madison

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Harry Browne

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    WAG

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

    Jason Laumark

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Sam Adams

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "The 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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    John Adams

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • “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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Lao-tzu

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Maya Angelou

  • “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)

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

  • "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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Moliere

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

    Luck

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

    David Stockman

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Pietro Aretino

  • “The 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

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    WAG

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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”

  • 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

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

    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

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

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It is 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."

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    John Kerry

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    George Mason

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

  • "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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    WAG

  • "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"

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    James Madison

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “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”

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • “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)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    American Citizen

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    WAG

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

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

    Paul Horning

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

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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

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

  • "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

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

  • “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)

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    WAG

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Plato

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Kazin