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Savage Goes On Offense In 'Fairness Doctrine' Battle

Regulations 'nothing more than a desire to silence political opposition'

Talk radio icon Michael Savage is joining forces with a Michigan-based civil rights advocacy organization to protect free speech by fighting the return of the so-called "Fairness Doctrine."

"A regulation of speech motivated by nothing more than a desire to silence political opposition on controversial issues of public interest is the purest example of a law abridging the freedom of speech," said Richard Thompson, president and chief counsel of the Thomas More Law Center.

"Such action is the hallmark of totalitarian governments, not a free society," he said.

The Fairness Doctrine was abandoned in 1987, but leading Democrats increasingly have called for its return.

Among its advocates are former Democratic President Bill Clinton and Sens. Tom Harkin of Iowa and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan.

Sign WND's petition to oppose the "Fairness Doctrine" now!


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has affirmed her support to Human Events reporter John Gizzi for a "fairness" policy, and Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., told radio host Jim Villanucci, "I would want this station and all stations to have to present a balanced perspective and different points of view, instead of always hammering away at one side of the political [spectrum]."

Michael G. Franc, writing on the National Review's "The Corner" blog, noted that Attorney General Eric Holder also has refused to commit to opposing the idea.

The Fairness Doctrine, originally introduced in 1949, required that radio and television stations with a broadcast license air contrasting views on matters of public importance. The policy made it practically impossible for talk radio to make a profit, because the market would not bear a lineup with an equal number of programs from the left and right. Since the Fairness Doctrine was abandoned in 1987, more than 2,000 radio stations - the vast majority identified as politically conservative - have adopted a talk radio format.

"Michael Savage is the personification of what the liberals hate about conservative talk radio," said Thompson, "and we're proud to represent him in this crucial battle to preserve the grand purpose of political speech protected by the First Amendment.

"With the stink of public corruption blanketing Washington, with our elected officials passing the single largest spending bill in our nation's history without even reading or debating it, with the increasing nationalization of our financial institutions, with almost dictatorial control of Congress by one political party, and with increasing signs we are becoming a socialistic country, Americans need more dynamic talk show hosts like Savage, not less," Thompson said.

Savage's nationally syndicated show, "The Savage Nation," is one of the highest-rated talk shows in the U.S.

The Thomas More Law Center is the second such organization to position itself to battle any proposed version of the Fairness Doctrine, whether known by that name or another.

Just days ago, the American Center for Law and Justice said its "litigation strategy" is prepared should the doctrine – or a similar regulatory measure – "be brought back to muzzle Christian broadcasting."

The organization said more than 230,000 people have signed its petition urging members of Congress to support the Broadcaster Freedom Act.

About 66,000 more have signed WND's own petition on the issue.

"If the doctrine is so fair, why are the liberals limiting it only to radio?" Thompson asked. "Why not television, the Internet, and all the print media?"

Re-introducing the policy has been discussed for years among Democrats, but former President Bush stated flatly it was unneeded and would face a veto. But the Thomas More Law Center said with total Democratic control in Congress and the White House, it could be resurrected either by regulation of the Federal Communications Commission or by Congress.

"Whatever form its reinstatement may take, any limitation on the free speech rights of Michael Savage will result in an immediate legal action," the law center said. "The U. S. Supreme Court would most likely find any reinstatement of the Doctrine unconstitutional."

Law Center attorney Robert Muise has been assigned to lead the effort, which already is attracting offers of assistance from lawyers across the nation.

Savage is a longtime on-air supporter of the Thomas More Law Center. He used his radio show to marshal support for one of the center's clients, Marine Lt Col. Jeffrey Chessani.

Chessani is being prosecuted by the government in the so-called Haditha incident. A military judge ultimately dismissed the case. However, the government appealed. No decision has been made by the appeals court.

WND has reported that RasmussenReports.com reveals that only 38 percent of U.S. voters believe the government should require radio stations to offer equal amounts of conservative and liberal political commentary.

The report said 47 percent oppose such demands, a drop of support for the government policy of 9 percent in just the past few months. The report said only 26 percent of voters think conservatives have an unfair advantage in the media, an argument on which much of the congressional support for new regulations is based.

However, Rasmussen also reported 51 percent believe it is at least somewhat likely Democrats in Congress will restore the regulations anyway. The survey of 1,000 likely voters was done Feb. 12-13 and has a margin of error of three percentage points."  (Bob Unruh/WorldNetDaily.com 2/19/09)


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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • 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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Larry Elder

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

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

    Anonymous

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    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

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Anatole France

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

    David Stockman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Luck

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

    WAG

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Unknown

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

  • “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)

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ann Coulter

  • "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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Moliere

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Confucius

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Anonymous

  • "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.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Daniel Webster

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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)

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Plato

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Christie

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

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

    George Mason

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Unknown

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    David Letterman

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

    WAG

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lord Byron

  • "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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

  • "When 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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Plato

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    George Eliot

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

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

    Brad Thor

  • “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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

  • "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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Brault

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

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

    Plato

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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”

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

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

    Confucious

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

  • "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)

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Saul Bellow

  • “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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • 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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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)

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

    George Washington

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • “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)

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • “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”

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • “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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

  • “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”

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    George Mason

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Josef Stalin

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

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

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Henry Ford

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    James Bovard

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

    GR

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

    Frederick Douglass

  • "The 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind"

    Hugo Black

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

    James Madison

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

    WAG

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Bob Hope

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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."

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    John Kerry

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Doug Powers

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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


    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Dean Acheson

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    WAG

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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.”

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

    Voltaire

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

    George Orwell

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

  • "I 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

  • "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)

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

    David Boaz

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

    John Adams

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Sir Walter Scott