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AMNESTY BENEFICIARIES COULD CLAIM MORE THAN $35K IN TAX BENEFITS IN FIRSt YEAR
Posted By: Letters on February 27, 2015 09:25 AM in MUZZLED
Caroline May   Breitbart.com Published on February 25, 2015


"Illegal immigrants who are able to obtain Social Security Numbers and work permits as a result of President Obama’s executive amnesty could claim tens of thousands of dollars in back tax benefits, a new Congressional Research Service memo obtained first by Breitbart News reveals.

The report comes following the Internal Revenue Service’s confirmation that once illegal immigrants are granted Social Security Numbers — as a result of Obama’s executive actions — they will be able to file back tax returns and obtain up to four years of tax benefits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC).

The new CRS report — dated Wednesday and requested to gauge the tax benefits an amnesty beneficiary could potentially accrue — looks at the amount of EITC and CTC for a hypothetical family from from 2011-2014.

“Specifically, you were interested in the value of these credits for a married couple with three and four children,” the memo details. “In addition, you requested that for every year, the family’s income be equal to the maximum amount of earnings a taxpayer could have and still receive the maximum amount of the EITC. This income level is often referred to as the ‘phase-out threshold amount’ and is adjusted annually for inflation.”

CRS calculated the maximum level of tax credits available to hypothetical families with three and four children. It found that for a family with three children in the four years from 2011-2014 “phase-out threshold amount” would be able to obtain $35,521 in the EITC and CTC.

A family of four in that same four year time frame and circumstance could obtain $35,560.

In those years considered, the “phase-out threshold amount” for both hypothetical families was $21,770 in 2011, $22,300 in 2012, $22,870 in 2013, and $23,260 in 2014.

Both hypothetical families were also able to amass around $9,000 worth of the EITC and CTC annually in the years CRS considered.

The report comes as lawmakers have expressed distress that amnestied illegal immigrants could be potentially rewarded for illegal work and as Congress debates a Department of Homeland Security funding bill that would block Obama’s executive amnesty.

Earlier this month Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) pressed the administration on the tax benefits amnestied illegal immigrants could accrue, calling the expected refunds “amnesty bonuses.”

“This is basic economics: if you want more of something, you subsidize it. By subsidizing illegal entry with four years’ worth of new tax credits, the IRS would promote lawlessness,” Sasse said in a statement at the time. “This program severely undermines the White House’s lip-service to enforcing the law and would increase the burden on law-abiding taxpayers.” -- Caroline May 

Read the whole thing:

CRS memo – EITC and ACTC max amounts

Democrats look at this $35,000 as simply a "signing bonus".  If you can't win them over with your ideas, buy them with other people's money.


Caroline May   Breitbart.com February 25, 2015

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  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Anonymous

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Sam Adams

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

    WAG

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucious

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mike Adams

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

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

  • 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

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

    Aristotle

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “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”

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

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

  • "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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    George Sutherland

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

    GR

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

  • "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

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

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • “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 )

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Moliere

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

    Luck

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    George Orwell

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

    Unknown

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Government Motto

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "I 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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

  • "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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Washington

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

    Mike S. Adams

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Voltaire

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Samuel Johnson

  • 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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

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

  • 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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Rod Serling

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    WAG

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Steven Wright

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    George Santayana

  • “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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    John Kerry

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "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

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

    Galileo

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • “The University campus is the only place where everything that a parent has taught a young person for 18 years is completely undermined in one semester of their freshman year"

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    American Citizen

  • “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 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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Ann Coulter

  • "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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    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”

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • “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

  • 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.”

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alfred Adler

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    David Letterman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    William Pitt

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    James Madison

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

  • “It 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    David Stockman

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Plato

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

    Anatole France

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Charley Reese

  • "If the 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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Washington

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

    Bob Hope

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • “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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Will Rogers

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Confucius

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    American Patriot

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it - If it keeps moving, regulate it - And if it stops moving, subsidize it“

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Tacitus

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Doug Powers

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    John Adams

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    George Mason

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Will Rogers

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Socrates

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Josef Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mark Twain

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

  • “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

  • "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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "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

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

    John Jay

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

    Charlotte

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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 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

  • "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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

  • “In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of citizens to give to the other”

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

  • “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”

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "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."

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

  • 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

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