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Is This Treason In Time Of War?
Posted By: Letters on June 15, 2017 08:51 AM in THE ENEMY WITHIN
James Lewis  AmericanThinker.com Published on June 14, 2017


"Imagine a movie scenario. The nation is at war for its very survival, following an unprovoked assault on the Twin Towers in Manhattan and on the Pentagon, killing more than 3,000 innocent people. But the nation has been infiltrated, sabotaged, and subverted by the enemy, in close alliance with the radical left, which controls what Karl Marx called the Organs of Propaganda: The schools and media. Two of our worst enemies, North Korea and Iran, are working in close cooperation to develop nuclear weapons and ICBMs, which could destroy our cities with only 15 minutes warning time.

We are therefore at war, quite possibly a war that will end in national catastrophe for us and the civilized world. 

This is an important point, because the U.S. Constitution defines "treason" as "aiding and abetting an enemy of the United States in time of war." 

The President of the United States has been elected in a close election, and promises to clean out the swamp in Washington DC. He is therefore attacked by the swampocrats, who have long controlled the media, the bureaucracy, the judiciary and the legislature. (See: Ben Bradlee and Watergate; See the New York Times and the Pentagon Papers.) 

But the losing party whips up open rebellion around the country against the winning party, and manages to stoke enough suspicions about the President of the United States using its control of the media to compel the appointment of an independent prosecutor. But the track record of independent prosecutors is entirely corrupt. The Watergate "independent" prosecutor confessed to colluding with the Nixon-hating media of that time. The anti-George W. Bush "independent" prosecutor jailed an entirely innocent man for a "process crime," Scooter Libby. The currently appointed "independent" prosecutor is a personal friend of the Machiavellian former head of the FBI, who tried to trap the President by leaking a completely fictional rumor of Russian collusion in the last election, for which not a shred of evidence has been produced, based on a completely fraudulent "dossier" made up by a former agent of British intelligence. The fired FBI head has admitted on national television to sending a fraudulent document to be leaked to the New York Times in order to trigger an "independent" prosecutor appointment against the duly elected President of the United States. 

Meanwhile the United States is at war, a war started and prosecuted by two major Muslim oil powers, Saudi Arabia and Iran. Admiral James Lyons, a highly respected retired flag officer, has described the infiltration, sabotage, and mass migration of ideologically indoctrinated enemies, beginning as early as the 1970s. The House Intelligence Committee has just fired three Pakistani IT specialists, three brothers with the last name Awan, who had extensive access to the confidential emails and documents of the committee’s computer system. The fired IT contractors were not arrested, but are now in a jihadist country, Pakistan, being celebrated as public heroes. Pakistanis obviously believe the three brothers were an espionage ring at the very center of the House of Representatives, where highly secret documents are routinely shared. The fired brothers have been publicly defended by the former head of the Democratic Party National Committee, Debbie Wassermann-Schultz, and the former Democratic Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi. Not one member of the House Intelligence Committee has admitted to knowing anything about the three fired Awan brothers. They are playing dumb, and our media are doing nothing.

The American media have not acted like free news sources for many years. They run the identical storyline from day to day, and scapegoat and destroy the reputations of any dissidents to the Democratic Party line. Several years ago a collusion ring among big news media was uncovered in the so-called JournoList scandal, showing day-by-day collusion among declared propaganda media, all enemies of the United States. 

DC swampocrats have joined in the attack on POTUS, to the cheers of the establishment media, which are owned and controlled by half a dozen transnational corporations that owe no allegiance to the United States at all. Rather, declared enemies of the United States routinely buy into our media corporations. Hollywood and the mass entertainment industry has long ago been infiltrated by cultural Marxism of the Frankfurt School, which is ruthlessly exposing children and innocent college students to a unified diet of toxic anti-American and anti-normality propaganda. Marriage between a man and a woman, considered to be the pillar of society for more than 2,500 years, is undermined and ridiculed.  Tenured college saboteurs of every stripe control the college campuses, where normal, healthy behavior is routinely scapegoated and every variety of human perversion is advocated as better than normality. We live in a mostly free country where only the schools and colleges openly prohibit free speech. Ideological mobs control who is allowed to speak on campus. 

The ideology of "leftist globalism" is glorified, although it's only the old Communist internationalism of the last century. If you're a leftist globalist, by definition you approve of sabotage and treachery against your country. As citizens, our welfare is still protected by the democratic nation-state, which is everywhere under assault by the globalist fantasy, which murdered more than 100 million people in the last century alone. 

Truthful history teaching is twisted and turned upside-down on behalf of a mass-murdering ideology. 

So -- my bottom line question is this. By the constitutional definition of "treason in time of war" quoted above, are we witnessing a treasonous conspiracy against our duly elected President of the United States today? 

I think Lincoln would have said Yes. So would other presidents in history. The U.S. Congress has not, technically at least, officially declared war since Pearl Harbor, meaning that we had to fight in Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War without Congress doing its Constitutional duty. But if the U.S. Constitution is not to be a suicide pact, Congress is simply failing to carry out its obligation to tell the truth about a state of war. The reality of Jihad War has been obvious since 9/11/01. The fact that Obama refused to let the word "jihad" pass his lips means nothing, in the face of the constant attacks we and our pathetic allies in Europe are experiencing. 

After World War II, Clement Attlee's government in Britain hanged William Joyce, "Lord Haw-Haw," the British citizen who broadcast propaganda for the Nazis. They had no doubt about the meaning of "treason in time of war." Our Constitution and other laws are derived from British precedents.  Our Founders were intimately familiar with the authoritative "Blackstone on English Law". The British precedents are therefore relevant.  

Civilized nations do not relish bloodshed. Like Abraham Lincoln, we try to act "with malice towards none, with charity towards all." But when push came to shove, even Lincoln acquiesced to William T. Sherman's march through Georgia. We do not love violence, but sometimes the real world compels us toward moral clarity.

Is this one of those times?" -- James Lewis


James Lewis  AmericanThinker.com June 14, 2017

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    George Orwell

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Confucious

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    WAG

  • "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."

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

  • 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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Reverend Ike

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

  • “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 )

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

    George Eliot

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Bob Hope

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

    John Adams

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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)

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

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

    James Madison

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

  • “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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    John Adams

  • “The 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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    James Madison

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Government Motto

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Mason

  • 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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    GR

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    American Citizen

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Charlotte

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

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

  • "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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

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

  • “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

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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.

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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


    WAG

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

  • "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)

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

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Plato

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "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

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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • “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”

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    George Washington

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

    Plato

  • 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.”

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Robert Frost

  • "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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    American Patriot

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lord Byron

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Mason

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

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

  • "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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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

  • 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.

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    John Wayne

  • “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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    WAG

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Confucius

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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)

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Luck

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

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

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ann Landers

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Steven Wright

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • 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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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."

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

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Alexander Pope

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • “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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

  • 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

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

    Galileo

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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)

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

    Saul Bellow

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Aristotle

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Tacitus

  • "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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Demosthenes

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

    George Santayana

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    David Stockman

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

    Moliere

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

    WAG

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

    Knute Rockne

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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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 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)

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    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

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

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

    WAG

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

    Doug Larson

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Willis Player

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “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)

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • 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

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    WAG

  • "I 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

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

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • “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

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Unknown

  • "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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "We are great because we are good"

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