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Hillary Clinton And Obama's Lies On Benghazi — Too Many To Count, But Let's Try
Posted By: Letters on February 24, 2016 06:26 PM in LIAR'S LAIR
Deroy Murdock  NationalReview.com Published on October 29, 2015


"People died. Hillary lied.

Obama lied, too.

They lied early.

They lied often.

They lied deliberately. They lied about the slaughter of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, at the hands of al-Qaeda-tied terrorists.

They lied, but not to protect vital national secrets or flummox America’s enemies.

They lied to get reelected.

And they lied directly, knowingly, and repeatedly to the American people.

Although I am a confirmed and consistent critic of Hillary and Obama, I long had cut them some slack regarding their first comments about the Benghazi attack. Thanks to the fog of war, I thought, they could not be blamed if they initially misattributed this deadly onslaught to a mob inflamed about an incredibly amateur Internet video that dissed the Prophet Mohammad. If they innocently got it wrong in, say, the first twelve hours after the assault began, they might deserve a grudging pass — at least for those early announcements.

Alas, I was unjustifiably generous toward Hillary and Obama. Instead, I should have been profoundly cynical.

As FactCheck.org chronicled on Friday, and L. Gordon Crovitz detailed in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, Clinton issued a statement on the attack at 10:32 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 11, 2012. It read, in part: “Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet. The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.”

But that was a lie.

At 11:12 p.m., just 40 minutes later, Hillary e-mailed her daughter, Chelsea, with the truth: “Two of our officers were killed in Benghazi by an al Qaeda-like group.” Hillary’s e-mail was addressed to “Diane Reynolds,” Chelsea’s code name. This smoking e-mail surfaced during Hillary’s October 22 hearing before the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

At 11:49 p.m., Hillary contacted Libyan president Mohamed Magariaf, also with the truth: “There is a gun battle ongoing, which I understand Ansar [al] Sharia is claiming responsibility for.” This group is al-Qaeda’s Libyan franchisee.

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The next day, September 12, 2012, Hillary resumed her public lies:

“Some have sought to justify this vicious behavior, along with the protest that took place at our embassy in Cairo yesterday, as a response to inflammatory material posted on the Internet,” she said in a speech at the State Department. “America’s commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear — there is no justification for this, none.”

Echoing Hillary’s lie du jour, Obama chimed in with his own lie that day: “Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths,” he declared in the Rose Garden. “We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None.”

Obama’s press secretary, Jay Carney, lied even more explicitly that day: “We have no information to suggest that it was a planned attack.”

Hillary toggled back to private-truth mode at 3:04 p.m., when she phoned Hisham Qandil, prime minister in Egypt’s Islamist Muslim Brotherhood government. She told him: “We know the attack in Libya had nothing to do with the film. It was a planned attack — not a protest. Based on the information we saw today, we believe that the group that claimed responsibility for this was affiliated with al-Qaeda.”

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“You can’t be square with the American people,” Representative Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) said about Hillary’s initial statements on Benghazi. “You tell your family it’s a terrorist attack, but not the American people. You can tell the president of Libya it’s a terrorist attack, but not the American people. And you can tell the Egyptian prime minister it’s a terrorist attack, but you can’t tell your own people the truth.”

Hillary reverted to public lies that September 14, during the ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base in which she and Obama welcomed home the flag-draped caskets of U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, technical officer Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALs Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods.

“We’ve seen rage and violence directed at American embassies over an awful Internet video that we had nothing to do with,”Hillary said.

Hillary took things a totalitarian step further when — according to Tyrone Woods’s father, Charles — Hillary told him, “We will make sure that the person who made that film is arrested and prosecuted.”

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“You had a video released by somebody who lives here, sort of a shadowy character, who has an extremely offensive video directed at Mohammad and Islam,” Obama told TV host David Letterman on September 18. Obama added that “extremists and terrorists used this as an excuse to attack a variety of embassies, including the consulate in Libya.”

Fully 14 days after learning that the Benghazi attack was a coordinated, al-Qaeda-linked Islamic-terrorist broadside against American territory and personnel, Obama stood before the United Nations General Assembly and lied, lied, lied: “There is no video that justifies an attack on an embassy,” Obama said that September 25. “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.”

Just two days into that future, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies fulfilled Hillary’s chilling prophecy to Charles Woods. Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the Egyptian Coptic Christian who created the notorious Internet video, Innocence of Muslims, was arrested, supposedly because he used a pseudonym and thereby violated parole on an unrelated bank-fraud conviction. He subsequently was sentenced to a year in the La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution in Texas. Never mind that the First Amendment should have shielded his right to produce whatever video he wanted on Mohammad or any other religious figure. (Rather than molder behind bars, the producers of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon still laugh all the way to the bank, as hard as their audiences howl nightly.) Nakoula was a convenient patsy. As such, Hillary appears to have transformed him from a poor-quality filmmaker into a political prisoner.

Hillary and Obama buried the truth beneath an Oriental rug of lies. It covered up painful facts, lest they contradict the comforting campaign theme that Obama unveiled at the Democrat National Convention just five days before Benghazi: “al-Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead.”

And it worked!

The truth about Benghazi, what Hillary and Obama knew, and when they knew it, remained obscured until last week. This helped Obama win the White House in November 2012, and put Hillary in a comfortable position from which to run as his successor.

Regardless, with this much of the truth now out in the open, nothing that either of these two liars utters can be taken at face value ever again. They already were unbelievable, thanks to the Liar-in-Chief’s “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan” serial deceptions on Obamacare and other multifarious matters. Ditto Hillary’s decades of mendacity, from cattle futures to “there is no classified material” on the clandestine e-mail server that she willfully hid from scrutiny for seven years.

Whatever embers of credibility either of these reprobates may have possessed were extinguished with the ice water of Hillary’s testimony last Thursday.

Obama’s and Hillary’s lies about the Benghazi massacre confirm, once and for all, that they are twin moral vacuums. They deserve all of the scorn, disrespect, and rejection that such a disgraceful distinction demands." -- Deroy Murdock

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University.

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    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

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

    WAG

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Confucius

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Dana Buchman

  • “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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Anne Coleman

  • 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.”

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

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

    Plato

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

    George Washington

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Socrates

  • “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

  • “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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    WAG

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • “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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Luck

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Danny Schecter

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

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    John Wooden

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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”

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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)

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

    John Adams

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Unknown

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    WAG

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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


    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John Wayne

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • 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

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

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

  • 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 is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    American Patriot

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • “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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Eliot

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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.

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Syrus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

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

    Hugo Black

  • "If 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

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Lao-tzu

  • 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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    George Orwell

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Doug Larson

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • “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)

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

  • "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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    GR

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Anonymous

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

  • “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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    WAG

  • "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 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    John Adams

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Sophia Loren

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Mitt Romney

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    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

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Confucious

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

    Galileo

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Lord Byron

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

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    John Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Novak

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

    George Mason

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    George Washington

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • 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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “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)

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

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house"

    Barbara Bush

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Sam Adams

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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)

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    John Adams

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Aristotle