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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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.

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

    David Letterman

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

  • “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

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Luck

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charley Reese

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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”

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • “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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Anatole France

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Dave Barry

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


    WAG

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Bob Hope

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

    George Eliot

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

    C. A. Beard

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    John Adams

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Socrates

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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)

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains”

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    WAG

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • “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)

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

    Tacitus

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

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

    Syrus

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

    Plato

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Confucious

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

    Steven Wright

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Robert Frost

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

    John Wayne

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

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

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

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "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.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Erma Bombeck

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

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    James Madison

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Harry Truman

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    George Mason

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Mike Adams

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Francis Bacon

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

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

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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 )

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    John Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

  • "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 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

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    George Washington

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Unknown

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    GR

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    George Washington

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    Hugo Black

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "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

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

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    James Madison

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "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)

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

  • 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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    WAG

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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    American Patriot

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Kerry

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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)

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    Dana Buchman

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

  • "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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

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

  • 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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

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

    Plato

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

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

  • "If 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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • 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.”

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    George Santayana

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Government Motto

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Paul Proctor

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "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."

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    WAG

  • "The 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)

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

  • 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

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • 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.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Dickens

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

  • “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

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

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

  • "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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • “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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Robert Schuller

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

  • "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

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

    WAG

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John Adams

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

  • "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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • “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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Mark Twain