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Susan Rice Has Long History Of Lying To Cover For Obama
Posted By: G-man on April 5, 2017 08:18 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
WND.com  WND.com Published on April 4, 2017


Tom Cotton: 'She's the Typhoid Mary of administration's foreign policy'

"When Fox News revealed that it was Susan Rice who “unmasked” the identity of incoming Trump officials in surveillance data gathered by U.S. intelligence agents, it surprised no one.

Rice, throughout her career in government, has found herself in the center of controversy and scandal. Whenever Presidents Bill Clinton or Barack Obama needed an alibi or someone to mislead the American public, it was often Rice to whom they turned for help.

With the possible exception of Valerie Jarrett, there was no aide closer to former President Obama than Susan Rice.

Rice, the former national security adviser reportedly responsible for making dozens of requests to unmask the names of Trump associates in raw intelligence reports, was so close to Obama that one former National Security Council staffer said the president “views her like a sister,” according to a flowery 2014 Newsweek profile headlined “Susan Rice: Obama’s Right-Hand Woman.”

Rice served as the ambassador to the United Nations during Obama’s first term. It was in this capacity that she misled the public about the 2012 attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi.

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Before joining the diplomatic corps, Rice spent time as a senior fellow at the left-leaning Brookings Institute, where her mother had served before her.

It should not be a surprise, then, that the Brookings Institute jumped to her defense Tuesday, saying there was nothing unethical or illegal about unmasking U.S. citizens from a surveillance file, the far-left Think Progress reported, without revealing to its readers any details concerning Rice’s roots in the Brookings Institute.

Rice herself claimed ignorance of Trump team surveillance when asked about it before Fox News reporter Adam Housely revealed her role in the unmasking.

Rice went on leave from the Brookings Institute to serve as a senior foreign-policy adviser to Obama in his 2008 presidential campaign. She was one of the first foreign-policy staffers to sign onto Obama’s campaign when most of her peers had supported Hillary Clinton during the primaries.

‘Typhoid Mary’ to the rescue?

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, called Rice the “Typhoid Mary of the Obama administration foreign policy,” a reference to the super villain in the American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

“Every time something went wrong, she seemed to turn up in the middle of it, whether it was these allegations of improper unmasking and potential improper surveillance, whether it was Benghazi, or many of the other fiascos of the Obama administration,” Cotton said in an interview Tuesday with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.

When Hewitt asked if Cotton had ever requested an “unmasking,” he said he had not.

“I’ve never asked for an unmasked name, and, frankly, it’s hard to imagine the circumstances [under which] you would in the ordinary course of business outside of an exceptional review like we’re conducting now,” Cotton said. “Unmasking normally occurs by law enforcement or intelligence analysts who need it to conduct an investigation or to understand the raw intelligence.”

Rice was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship and in 1990 earned a doctoral degree from Oxford University in England. In her dissertation, she portrayed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a “pragmatic, intelligent, sensible, gentle, balanced man” in possession of much “patience and restraint.” Mugabe was in actuality a genocidal dictator guilty of unspeakable atrocities, yet the dissertation was honored as the U.K.’s most distinguished in international relations.

2012 Benghazi attack

Rice has a history of saying and doing whatever is necessary to give political cover to Barack Obama, even if it meant stretching the truth, misleading or misinforming the public.

She became the central figure in what some have called the most grotesque instance of fake news in U.S. history – the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens and two U.S. Navy SEALs, lost their lives in the attack, which Rice blamed on “a hateful and offensive video that was widely disseminated throughout the Arab and Muslim world.” Five days later, she went on five Sunday TV news programs and falsely claimed the Benghazi attack was a “spontaneous reaction” to the “hateful and offensive video.”

She made no mention of al-Qaida or other organized terrorist groups taking part in the attack on the consulate, likely to cover up the fact that arms were being run from Libya to Syria, where the Obama administration was secretly trying to overthrow the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Rice embraced the 2014 deal in which President Obama freed five senior Taliban commanders and high-value terrorists from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for U.S. Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted in 2009 and collaborated with the Taliban for the next five years.

Eight U.S. soldiers were killed in the effort to find and recover Bergdahl, who emailed his father just before deserting, claiming he was “ashamed” to be American. In June 2014, Rice went on ABC News to justify the prisoner swap, falsely stating that Bergdahl “served the United States with honor and distinction.” The next year, the Army charged Bergdahl with desertion.

While Rice was ridiculed by conservative members of Congress and in the conservative media for deliberately trying to mislead the public on what really happened in Benghazi, the New York Times rushed to her defense, reporting that both protesters angered by an anti-Muslim video and Islamic militants were involved, but no links to al-Qaida or other known terrorist groups were found. “Anger at the video motivated the initial attack,” the Times concluded in 2013.

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., referred to Rice as “not very bright,” with McCain’s defenders attempting to recast his comments in less damaging terms, MediaLite reported.

Here’s what McCain actually said: “If this select committee clears her of any wrongdoing, besides not being very bright, because it was obvious that this was not a quote ‘flash mob,’ there was no demonstration, Charlie.”

After the Muslim-orchestrated bombings in 1998, President Clinton “wheeled Rice out to lie to television viewers about inadequate security provided at U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,” Matthew Vadum noted in a Frontpage magazine article. The U.S. ambassador to Kenya, Prudence Bushnell, had reportedly begged then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright for extra security, which was never provided. After the bombings, Rice showed up on PBS to speak for the Clinton administration. She claimed the administration had “maintain[ed] a high degree of security at all of our embassies at all times” and that there was “no telephone warning or call of any sort like that, that might have alerted either embassy just prior to the blast.”

In 1996, Rice helped to persuade President Clinton to reject Sudan’s offer to deliver Osama bin Laden to the U.S.

Rice even played a role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that claimed the lives of 800,000 people over a stretch of just 100 days on the watch of President Clinton.

Rice was a key player in the Clinton administration’s decision not to intervene in a peacekeeping role, so as to avoid becoming embroiled in a politically risky endeavor that could hurt the Democrats in the upcoming elections. The Clinton people lied afterward, claiming they didn’t know the extent of the death and destruction being wrought in Rwanda. Rice led the cover-up, convincing the administration to strike terms such as “genocide” and “ethnic cleansing” from CIA and State Department memos related to Rwanda.

“If we use the word ‘genocide’ and are seen as doing nothing, what will be the effect on the November [congressional] election?” Rice asked, according to Obama’s U.N. ambassador, Samantha Power.

Rice stated that her claims about Benghazi were based on the unclassified version of information approved by United States intelligence services. Some Republican senators, who would have had a vote on whether to confirm Rice, also voiced objections and said their meetings with Rice at the end of November 2012 did not ease their concerns.

Affiliations

Rice serves on the boards of numerous organizations, including the advisory board of Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, the board of directors of the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs Inc., and the board of directors of Partnership for Public Service. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group." -- WND.com


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  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • “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”

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    George Orwell

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

    William P. Anthony

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

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

    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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • “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

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "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

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

    Unknown

  • "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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Confucius

  • "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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Voltaire

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Aristotle

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "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

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Robert Schuller

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

  • “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

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Willis Player

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Santayana

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Doug Powers

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Galileo

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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)

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

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

    Rod Serling

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Tacitus

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Charlotte

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

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    WAG

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Plato

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Syrus

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Sam Adams

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

    James Bovard

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Demosthenes

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • 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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Confucious

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    WAG

  • 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.

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

  • "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

  • “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?”

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

    Rick Perry

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mike 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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Plato

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • 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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Steven Wright

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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)

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Tullius Cicero

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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.

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

    WAG

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

  • "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"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 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

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    WAG

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

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

    Larry Elder

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    George Washington

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Citizen

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

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

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

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

    William Pitt

  • "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.

  • "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

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

  • “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”

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Brad Thor

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

  • “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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    James Madison

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Mason

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

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

    John Wooden

  • 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

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    John Kerry

  • “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

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

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Anatole France

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

  • “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

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Socrates

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    Ann Landers

  • “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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Margaret Thatcher