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Elizabeth Warren's Female Staffers Made 71% Of Male Staffers’ Salaries In 2016
Posted By: Heidi on April 5, 2017 06:34 AM in WAR on Women
Brent Scher  FreeBeacon.com Published on April 4, 2017


Equal Pay Day Special: Warren demonstrates hypocrisy on gender pay gap

he gender pay gap in Sen. 's (D., Mass.) office is nearly 10 percent wider than the national average, meaning women in the Massachusetts Democrat's office will have to wait longer than most women across the country to recognize Equal Pay Day.

Equal Pay Day, created two decades ago by the National Committee on Pay Equity, is scheduled by using the Census Bureau annual unadjusted gender pay gap to determine how far into the next year women would have to work to match annual earnings of men. Last year's figures, showing that women earned 79.6 percent of what men earned, put Equal Pay Day on Tuesday April 4, more than three months into the calendar year.

However, women working for Warren were paid just 71 cents for every dollar paid to men during the 2016 fiscal year, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.

The median annual earnings for women staffers, $52,750, was more than $20,000 less than the median annual earnings for men, $73,750, according to the analysis of publicly available Senate data.

When calculated using average salaries rather than median, the pay gap expands to just over $26,051, or about 31 percent.

Consistent with previous Free Beacon analyses of Senate salary data, only full-time staffers who were employed for the entire period in question were included in the calculations.

For example, Warren's former chief of staff Mindy Myers and her male replacement Dan Geldon were not included because neither worked the full year.

Among employees employed the entire year, only one woman, Warren's director of scheduling, earned a six-figure salary, at $100,624.88.

Five men—Warren's director of oversight and investigations ($156,000), legislative director ($149,458), deputy chief of staff ($119,375), Massachusetts state director ($152,310), and deputy state director ($113,750)—earned more than Warren's highest paid woman staffer in 2016.

Many discount attributing gender pay differences to discrimination, arguing that these comparisons fail to take into account several contributing factors, but Warren is not one of them.
Warren said on last year's Equal Pay Day that the American workplace was "rigged against women" and called it a "national day of embarrassment" for the nation.

"Today is Equal Pay Day, and by the sound of it, you would think it's some sort of historic holiday commemorating the anniversary of a landmark day that our country guaranteed equal pay for women," Warren said. "But that's not what this is about. Not even close."

"The game is rigged against women and families, and it has to stop," Warren continued. "It is 2016, not 1916, and it's long past time to eliminate gender discrimination in the workplace."

Historically, 1995 was the last year where the national pay gap was comparable to the 2016 gap in Warren's office, according to data collected by the group that founded Equal Pay Day.

Warren is far from the only politician who pays women less than men.

Most notable on the list is failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who paid women less than men first as a senator, then as secretary of state, and as a presidential candidate. Her campaign viewed her tendency to pay women less than men as a campaign vulnerability.

Former President Barack Obama regularly spoke out about the gender pay gap, but women working at the White House were paid less than men.

Also paying women less than men were Democratic Govs. Jon Bel Edwards (La.), who last month held an "equal pay summit," and Andrew Cuomo (N.Y.), who has signed two executive orders this year to eliminate the wage gap.

Warren's office did not respond to inquiries regarding the disparity." -- Brent Scher

Classic Liberal Mantra - "Do as I say, not as I do"


Brent Scher  FreeBeacon.com April 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "All the perplexities, confusion and distresses in America arise not from defects in the constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation."

    John Adams

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    WAG

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    James Madison

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Voltaire

  • “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)

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    George Orwell

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Charles Dickens

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

  • "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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

  • "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.

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

    Harry Truman

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

    WAG

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents"

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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)

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    George Eliot

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

    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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • “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

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

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

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

    James Bovard

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Plato

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

    Unknown

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

    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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Alexander Pope

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    George Santayana

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Frost

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

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

    WAG

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • “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

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

    William Faulkner

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • “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)

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

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

  • "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

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

    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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    David Stockman

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Plato

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    George Orwell

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

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

  • 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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    William Pitt

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • "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

  • 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.

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Moliere

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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)

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Ann Landers

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

    WAG

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

    David Letterman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Charlotte

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

    George Mason

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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.

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    George Washington

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    WAG

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

    John Jay

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

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

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Government Motto

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    George W. Bush

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mike S. Adams

  • “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

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • “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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Voltaire

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Rick Perry

  • "Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian."

    Henry Ford

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    GR

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "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

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

    Anatole France

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    George Washington

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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."

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

    Willis Player

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Groucho Marx

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

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Confucious

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

    Doug Powers

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Alfred Adler

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

  • "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"

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Confucius

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"