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The Wage Gap Is A Myth
Posted By: BullsEye on May 11, 2017 09:18 AM in MYTHS
Allie Stuckey  TheBlaze.com Published on May 3, 2017


"Do women really make 77 cents to every dollar a man makes? Allie Stuckey, The Conservative Millennial, explains why this is a myth.

There are two ways to analyze wage differences between men and women: an uncontrolled wage gap or a controlled wage gap. The uncontrolled wage gap reflects the 77 cent statistic. It does not account for the factors in women’s lives, such as their choice to work part time, take time to off raise children, and a number of other reasons a woman may choose to be at work less than a man.

The controlled wage gap, which accounts for these factors, narrows the gap to 98 cents to the dollar and may only reflect a margin of error or women’s reluctance to negotiate for higher pay and bonuses.

Allie noted that “making women out to be victims is the opposite of empowerment.” -- Allie Stuckey

To see more from Allie, visit her channel on TheBlaze.


Allie Stuckey  TheBlaze.com May 3, 2017

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    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    John Wooden

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Socrates

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Howard Buffett

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

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

    WAG

  • “The 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)

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Voltaire

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Aristotle

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • "A 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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    George Mason

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Plato

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

  • “The 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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Progressive apologist

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

  • "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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Jack Miner

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Plato

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

    John Wooden

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    John Adams

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Unknown

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

  • "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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    WAG

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

    Galileo

  • “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

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

    James Madison

  • "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.

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    James Madison

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Confucious

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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"

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Anatole France

  • “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 )

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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


    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    David Stockman

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    WAG

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Voltaire

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • “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”

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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)

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Washington

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • “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)

  • “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)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Charley Reese

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • 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

  • "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

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Moliere

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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”

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    GR

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "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

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

    Luck

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

    Syrus

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

    WAG

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

    Author Unknown

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Ann Coulter

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    John Adams

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Willis Player

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    George Berkeley

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

    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

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Washington

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    WAG

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Mike S. Adams

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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)

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    American Citizen

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ann Landers

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "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."

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    George Santayana

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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 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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

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

    John Adams

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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)

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Charlotte

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

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

    Charles Gordy

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • "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

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Washington

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Charlie Daniels

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Harry Browne

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

  • "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)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rick Perry

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

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    James Bovard

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

    Will Rogers

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

    John Kerry

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    James Madison

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    James Madison

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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