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Liar Reid Slams Comey
Posted By: Letters on January 18, 2017 09:14 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com Published on November 1, 2016


Chutzpah has a new poster child and his name is Harry Reid. The man who stood idly by as the IRS used its ultimate power to target the Tea Party and other groups in 2012 in order to reelect President Obama, the man who lied on the Senate floor about GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, now claims that FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch Act by fulfilling his obligation to notify Congress regarding new evidence in the Hillary email investigation:

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid set off a firestorm of criticism Sunday after he said that FBI Director James Comey "may have broken" a federal law when he disclosed on Friday that his office was pursuing potential new evidence related to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server less than two weeks before the presidential election. 

The Senate minority leader from Nevada wrote in a letter that Comey may have violated the Hatch Act, which bars government officials from using their position to influence an election. 

"I am writing to inform you that my office has determined that these actions may violate the Hatch Act, which bars FBI officials from using their official authority to influence an election," Reid wrote. "Through your partisan actions, you may have broken the law."

Reid, who is retiring from the Senate at the end of his term, added that Comey's "highly selective approach to publicizing information, along with your timing, was intended for the success or failure of a partisan candidate or political group."

Sorry, Harry -- the Hatch Act was written to prevent government employees from campaigning on the government’s dime for a political candidate. It was not designed to prevent an FBI director from keeping Congress informed of any changes or new information in a federal investigation on which he has already testified before Congress.

While Comey can say he was keeping a pledge to Congress regarding a federal criminal investigation of a presidential candidate, Sen. Reid has no excuse for the lie he admitted telling in 2012 about Mitt Romney, an attempt to influence the presidential results:

One of the strangest incidents of the 2012 presidential campaign was when then-Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid accused then-Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of having not paid any taxes over the past decade. That Reid made that allegation from the floor of the Senate made it even odder.

The problem with Reid's allegation? It's just not true. We know that, at least in 2011 and 2010, Romney did pay taxes. How do we know that? Because Romney released his tax returns for those years. In 2011, Romney paid $1.9 million in taxes; in 2010, he paid slightly more than $3 million in taxes.

Our own Fact Checker gave Reid Four Pinocchios for his "no taxes" claim. PolitiFact gave the claim a "Pants on Fire" rating.

Yet Reid (D-Nev.) not only refuses to retract the allegation but also seems to take great pride in it. When pressed by CNN's Dana Bash last year about continuing to defend a statement that is not true, Reid responded, "Romney didn't win, did he?"

To Harry Reid in 2012, the end justified the means. But unlike Dingy Harry, James Comey is not making this stuff up. He did not make up the multiple servers and devices, some scrubbed with Bleach Bit, some smashed with hammers. He did not make up the mass deletions of emails and the fact that “state.gov” emails may have wound up on the laptop of a pedophile stalker. If Reid and the others wanted full disclosure, they should have demanded it of Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin.

Harry Reid wasn’t quite so outraged when another government agency with three letters, the IRS, decided to use its power to target and intimidate Tea Party and other conservative groups. As Politico reports,  Reid thought  groups that merely exercise their right to bind together in common cause to exercise their free speech rights,deserved to be targeted and investigated by a politically motivated IRS:

After accusations that the IRS targeted conservative groups unfairly, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid argued on Tuesday that some nonprofit organizations are indeed abusing their tax-exempt status.

The Nevada Democrat singled out GOP strategist Karl Rove as an abuser of the system because his tax-exempt group, Crossroads GPS, spent millions on the 2012 election to defeat Democrats….

“His organization, Rove’s organization, [has] one purpose and one purpose only and that’s to defeat Democrats. Anyone who thinks otherwise is being willfully foolish,” Reid said. “Preventing overtly political groups like the ones run by Karl Rove as masquerading as social welfare organizations, is really a critically important tasks.”

Rove’s group was one that several Democrats singled out in 2010, when they asked the IRS to investigate whether they were violating their tax exempt status.

Wasn’t the attempt by Lois Lerner and her cronies, in a scandal that also involved lost or deleted emails, conveniently crashed hard drives, etc. to target conservative groups a political move by government employees to influence an election?

House and Senate Democrats, it has been documented, often sent letters to the IRS asking that particularly successful and annoying groups be investigated. As Investor’s Business Daily noted:

Senate Democrats, including supporters of the Disclose Act, provided the names of groups they wanted targeted in a taxpayer-funded witch hunt overseen by an IRS employee and Obama campaign donor.

Using the Citizens United case as a pretext, retiring Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., on July 27, 2012, wrote IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman to investigate 12 conservative groups he accused of violating their tax-exempt status and engaging in coordinated political activity.

The groups Levin asked to be targeted for special scrutiny were Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, Priorities U.S.A., Americans Elect, American Action Network, Americans for Prosperity, American Future Fund, Americans for Tax Reform, 60 Plus Association, Patriot Majority USA, Club for Growth, Citizens for a Working America Inc. and the Susan B. Anthony List….

Democratic Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire; Tom Udall, New Mexico; and Al Franken, Minnesota; sent a similar letter to Shulman in February 2012, asking the IRS to investigate tax-exempt groups they believed were engaged in political activities. So did retiring Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., in 2010 and House Democrats in 2012, the Atlantic reported Monday.

And on the House side, Congressional Democrats were hardly reluctant to have the IRS target conservative groups: Coordination by Rep. Elijah Cummings with the IRS to target conservative was also noted by IBD:

Of particular interest to us has been Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on Rep. Darrell Issa's House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, who has made every effort to keep the committee from finding out the true extent of IRS corruption and abuse of power in its targeting of conservatives.

As we've noted, emails released by Issa, a California Republican, show that Cummings' Democratic staff had requested information from the IRS' tax-exempt division, the one headed by Lois Lerner, on True the Vote, a conservative group that monitors polling places for voter fraud and supports the use of voter IDs, something that Cummings opposes.

"The IRS and the Oversight Minority made numerous requests for virtually identical information from True the Vote, raising concerns that the IRS improperly shared, protected taxpayer information with Rep. Cummings' staff," the Oversight panel said in a statement.

The hypocritical Democrats doth protest too much. They are the ones who have sanctioned abuse by government agencies to influence elections. All Comey has done is his job -- to keep Congress updated on his testimony and investigations. He also may have done a great patriotic service for his country by keeping a possible felon out of the Oval Office. He may well have prevented a constitutional crisis that would make Watergate look like, well, a third-rate burglary." -- Daniel John Sobieski

Daniel John Sobieski is a freelance writer whose pieces have appeared in Investor’s Business DailyHuman Events, Reason Magazine and the Chicago Sun-Times among other publications.


Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com November 1, 2016

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  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    John Kerry

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

  • "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

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

    Unknown

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

    Moliere

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

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

    Ann Coulter

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    John Wayne

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

    George Santayana

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    John Wooden

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    David Boaz

  • "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)

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    WAG

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    George Berkeley

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    William Faulkner

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    George Mason

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    William Pitt

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

    WAG

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Powers

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Confucius

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not"

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    WAG

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    Harry Truman

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Reverend Ike

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    C. A. Beard

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • “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)

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

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

    American Citizen

  • 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

  • "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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    WAG

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Aristotle

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

    Socrates

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate” Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Orwell

  • “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

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Washington

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    WAG

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

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

    Plato

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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."

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    James Madison

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

  • “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?”

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

    James A. Garfield

  • 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

  • "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

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

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

  • "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)

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

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

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • 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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    WAG

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

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Henry Louis Mencken

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • 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.”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    GR

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

  • "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

  • 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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

  • "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"

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

    Tacitus

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Eliot

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    John Wooden

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

    George Washington

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alfred Adler

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Jason Laumark

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Will Rogers

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

    St. Augustine

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

    David Letterman

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Luck

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “It 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

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

    WAG

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Mason

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    George Washington

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

    James Madison

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

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

    WAG

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Anonymous

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

    Robert Frost

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

  • "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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson