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Susan Rice Lied About Syrian Chemical Weapons
Posted By: Letters on April 6, 2017 11:29 AM in LIAR'S LAIR
Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com Published on April 6, 2017


"The chemical weapon attack by the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad on the rebel-held town Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib Province on April 4 once again underscores what a foreign policy failure President Obama was and what a serial liar Susan Rice is.

On January 16, 2017, Rice, who served as U.N. ambassador during Obama’s first term and was rewarded for her Benghazi lies with the post of National Security Advisor, where she could be compelled to testify before Congress, gave what amounted to an exit interview with NPR. During the interview she crowed about the Obama administration’s success in eliminating the threat of Syrian chemical weapons:

We were able to find a solution that didn't necessitate the use of force that actually removed the chemical weapons that were known from Syria, in a way that the use of force would never have accomplished. Our aim in contemplating the use of force following the use of chemical weapons in August of 2013 was not to intervene in the civil war, not to become involved in the combat between Assad and the opposition, but to deal with the threat of chemical weapons by virtue of the diplomacy that we did with Russia and with the Security Council. We were able to get the Syrian government to voluntarily and verifiably give up its chemical weapons stockpile.

Tell that, Ms. Rice, to the children of Khan Sheikoun who succumbed to the horrible effects of the sarin gas dropped on them by Syrian forces with the support of their Russian allies. You and your boss colluded with the Russians to keep Assad in power and give Russia a free hand in Syria. Your claim of having removed the threat of Syrian chemical weapons was a lie, as phony as the statement President Obama made after the tragedy of Aleppo. As CNBC reported the statement President Obama made as he washed his hands of all guilt and responsibility:

"With respect to Syria of what I have consistently done is taken the best course that I can to end the civil war and having also taken into account of the long-term national security interest of the United States," he said….

"Unless we were all in and willing to take over Syria, we were going to have problems," Obama said in the news conference, noting that it would have required "putting large numbers of U.S. troops on the ground, uninvited, without any international law mandate."…

"Responsibility for this brutality lies in one place alone: with the Assad regime and its allies Russia and Iran. And this blood and these atrocities are on their hands," Obama said.

No, sir -- the responsibility for this horror lies with you, and the blood of Aleppo and Khan Sheikoun is on your and Susan Rice’s hands. It is you who drew the red lines in Syria and there would be consequences if they were crossed. It is you who said Assad must go. There were no consequences and Assad, protected by Russia, is still there.

As Investor’s Business Daily editorialized on Obama’s disappearing red lines in Syria:

Syria's chemical weapons are on the move, their precursor chemicals having been mixed, a crossing of a line drawn by President Obama Aug. 20 when he said "a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized." So our resolute president decides to draw another line — that if Syria's Bashar al-Assad makes use of those weapons, presumably against his own people or neighbors, he will face "consequences." …Obama's appeasement has come home to roost. Assad remembers how Clinton, appearing on CBS' "Face the Nation," dismissed the idea of U.S. military action or regime change in Syria, claiming that unlike Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, Assad was considered to be a "reformer" by "many of the members of Congress."

Yep, your Secretary of State and defeated presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called Assad a reformer:

Apparently neither Mrs. Clinton nor Defense Secretary Robert Gates sees Syria as an outlaw nation. Both said Sunday that Syria was different from Libya and that we would not be lobbing cruise missiles into Damascus in another "humanitarian" effort.

"Many of the members of Congress of both parties who have gone to Syria in recent months have said they believe he's a reformer," Clinton said without disputing the assessment. She also drew a distinction between Libya's use of tanks and aircraft against its protesters and "police actions, which, frankly, have exceeded the use of force that any of us would want to see."

Obama and Clinton intervened in Libya to prevent the slaughter of civilians, turning Libya into a failed state and an incubator of terrorism. Yet neither did anything to prevent the slaughter in Syria when they could have easily done so.

Why did we do nothing in Syria? Perhaps for the same reason we did nothing to prevent Russia’s invasion of Ukraine -- the Iran deal. Obama, who once promised Russian President Medvedev more “flexibility” after Obama’s reelection, didn’t want to offend Putin. He needed Russia’s help in securing the Iran deal. Taking out Assad would have offended Tehran. So Obama and Clinton sacrificed both Ukraine and Syria to get the Iran deal and put $150 billion in the hands of Iran, a state sponsor of terror and a mass murderer of U.S. troops in both Lebanon and Iraq.

This reformer moved his chemical weapons and he did nothing. He used his chemical weapons and he did nothing. Seeing no resistance, Russia moved in to protect Assad and safeguard its access to the Syrian port of Tarus on the Mediterranean.

He could have done a lot, and it did not involve ground troops. He could have parked an aircraft carrier, 90,000 tons of American diplomacy, off the Syrian coast. He could have ordered air strikes and destroyed the Syrian air force within 24 hours. Then he could have established a no-fly zone protecting a safe haven in Syria. He could have prevented the slaughter in Aleppo, as well as the flood of refugees into Europe. But he didn’t.

The rise of ISIS, which Obama calls ISIL so he can omit the “S” that stands for Syria, is a direct result of the vacuum he created In Iraq by his precipitous withdrawal after victory in Iraq had been won.

President Bush left a stable Iraq, one where Shiite and Sunnis had learned to coexist and resist a common al-Qaida enemy. There were free and fair elections and we all remember the pictures of Iraqi women holding up their purple fingers indicating they had proudly voted in those elections. Now we have the mass graves of ISIS, beheadings, and  what can only be called theethnic cleansing of Christians.

It is a myth, as the White House now claims, that President Obama inherited an Iraqi mess from President Bush and had no choice but to withdraw U.S. troops in the absence of a status of forces agreement. The problem was not that Iraq and Prime Minister Noor al Maliki wanted the U.S. to leave, but that the force Obama wanted to leave was just too small. As Patrick Brennan has written in National Review:

These claims don’t jibe with what we know about how the negotiations with Iraq went. It’s the White House itself that decided just 2–3,000 troops made sense, when the Defense Department and others were proposing more. Maliki was willing to accept a deal with U.S. forces if it was worth it to him -- the problem was that the Obama administration wanted a small force so that it could say it had ended the war. Having a very small American force wasn’t worth the domestic political price Maliki would have to pay for supporting their presence. In other words, it’s not correct that “the al-Maliki government wanted American troops to leave.

Obama destroyed Libya for no good reason, and sacrificed Syria so that he could pursue the dangerous and flawed Iran deal. He created the vacuum ISIS filled in Iraq and Syria. The blood of Aleppo is on nobody’s hands but his, Hillary Clinton’s and yours, Susan Rice." -- Daniel John Sobieski

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


Daniel John Sobieski  AmericanThinker.com April 6, 2017

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  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    James Madison

  • “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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • 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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    John Wayne

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

    Brad Thor

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    WAG

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

  • "Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual."

    WAG

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Unknown

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    American Patriot

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “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)

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    John Adams

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

    Ann Coulter

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

    George Orwell

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Joseph Addison

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    Sam Adams

  • "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

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    WAG

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    WAG

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    David Stockman

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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 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

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

    GR

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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."

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Samuel Johnson

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    James Madison

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Luck

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mike Adams

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Tacitus

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    David Letterman

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

  • “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?”

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Doug Larson

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

    Socrates

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them."

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    WAG

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Willis Player

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    WAG

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Cal Thomas

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • 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

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

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

    James Madison

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


    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.”

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • “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)

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Anatole France

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

    Erma Bombeck

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    William Pitt

  • "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

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

    Aristotle

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    WAG

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Grover Cleveland

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Government Motto

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

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    George Washington

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • 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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    George Washington

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Charley Reese

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    George Berkeley

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

    American Patriot

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Chinese proverb

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Voltaire

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Syrus

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Galileo

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    George Washington

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    John Adams

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

    John Adams

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Charlotte

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • “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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • “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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Knute Rockne

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    WAG

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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

    Plato

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

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

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Voltaire

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Confucius

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    James Madison

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Jay Leno

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    James Bovard

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

    Bob Hope

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Orwell

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • 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.

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Lord Byron

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "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.

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "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)

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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”

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "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.

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • "The 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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • “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

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

    George Mason

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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"

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

    WAG

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

  • "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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Eliot

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Margaret Thatcher