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Did The Judges Lie: New Report Finds 72 Terrorists Came From Countries Covered By Trump Ban
Posted By: Eagle1 on February 12, 2017 06:17 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
Tyler Durden  ZeroHedge.com Published on February 11, 2017


The federal judge who halted President Donald Trump's travel ban was wrong in stating that no one from the seven countries targeted in Trump's order has been arrested for extremism in the United States since the 2001 terrorist attacks. In fact, as a new report finds72 individuals from the seven 'mostly Muslim countries' covered by President Trump's "extreme vetting" executive order have been convicted of terrorism since 9/11.

As AP first reported, during a hearing in Seattle last week, Judge Robartasked a Justice Department lawyer how many arrests of foreign nationals from the countries have occurred since 9/11. When the lawyer said she didn't know, Robart answered his own question:

"Let me tell, you, the answer to that is none, as best I can tell. You're here arguing on behalf of someone that says we have to protect the United States from these individuals coming from these countries and there's no support for that."

And now, having denied President Trump's appeal, claiming his policy "would cause irreparable injury," would cause irreparable injury, it seems the entire premise of the seven "mostly muslim" nations' mostly-peaceful, non-terrorist ways are in doubt as The Center for Immigration Studies shows that...

A review of information compiled by a Senate committee in 2016 reveals that 72 individuals from the seven countries covered in President Trump's vetting executive order have been convicted in terror cases since the 9/11 attacks.

In June 2016 the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, then chaired by new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, released a report on individuals convicted in terror cases since 9/11. Using open sources (because the Obama administration refused to provide government records), the report found that 380 out of 580 people convicted in terror cases since 9/11 were foreign-born. The report is no longer available on the Senate website, but a summary published by Fox News is available here.

The Center has obtained a copy of the information compiled by the subcommittee. The information compiled includes names of offenders, dates of conviction, terror group affiliation, federal criminal charges, sentence imposed, state of residence, and immigration history.

The Center has extracted information on 72 individuals named in the Senate report whose country of origin is one of the seven terror-associated countries included in the vetting executive order: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The Senate researchers were not able to obtain complete information on each convicted terrorist, so it is possible that more of the convicted terrorists are from these countries.

The United States has admitted terrorists from all of the seven dangerous countries:

Somalia: 20

Yemen: 19

Iraq: 19

Syria: 7

Iran: 4

Libya: 2

Sudan: 1

Total: 72

According to the report, at least 17 individuals entered as refugees from these terror-prone countries. Three came in on student visas and one arrived on a diplomatic visa.

At least 25 of these immigrants eventually became citizens. Ten were lawful permanent residents, and four were illegal aliens.

These facts stand in stark contrast to the assertions by the Ninth Circuit judges who have blocked the president's order on the basis that there is no evidence showing a risk to the United States in allowing aliens from these seven terror-associated countries to come in.

Finally, we reminder readers that while Charles Kurzman, a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, says his research shows no Americans have been killed in the U.S. at the hands of people from the seven countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen - since Sept. 11, it's not quite right to say no one from those nations has been arrested or accused in an extremist-related plot while living in the U.S.

23 percent of Muslim Americans involved with extremist plots since Sept. 11 had family backgrounds from the seven countries.

So Judge claims ZERO but in fact the number is 72... Those darn 'alternative facts' are such trouble... or is it racist, sexist, mysoginist, and bogoted when the liberal judiciary is fact-checked?" -- Tyler Durden

Report: 72 convicted of terrorism from 'Trump 7' mostly Muslim countries     http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/report-72-terrorists-came-from-7-muslim-countries-trump-targeted/article/2614582


Tyler Durden  ZeroHedge.com February 11, 2017

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

    Jay Leno

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • “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 )

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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."

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    St. Augustine

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    WAG

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    WAG

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

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

    Paul Proctor

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

    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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Voltaire

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    John Wayne

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

  • “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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    WAG

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “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

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

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “It 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

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

    WAG

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Karl Marx

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “To possess a memory is to be blessed with a priceless good. It is our link to the past, our guidepost to the present and our passport to the future”

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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

    Syrus

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

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

    William Pitt

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Unknown

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

  • "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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    James Bovard

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    WAG

  • “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”

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    George Orwell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    James Madison

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

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

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    John Adams

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    GR

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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

  • 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

  • “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?”

  • “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

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Anonymous

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Confucius

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Galileo

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

  • "Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously"

    Jay Leno

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Sam Adams

  • “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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Matthew 16:26

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Citizen

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    James Madison

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    George Santayana

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • “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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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.

  • "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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Tacitus

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Barbara Bush

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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)

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

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

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

    Doug Powers

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Rick Perry

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mike S. Adams

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Anatole France

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Sophia Loren

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Charlotte

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

  • “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 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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    John Wooden

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams

  • “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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Will Rogers

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    George Mason

  • "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

  • "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity"

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

  • 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.

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

    Lao-tzu

  • "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

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

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

    American Patriot

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • "And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

    Jack Miner

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

  • "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

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

  • “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)

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Moliere

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    David Letterman

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Plato

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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)

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

  • “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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Aristotle

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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