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MEEt THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA
Posted By: FlyBoy on January 9, 2017 02:29 PM in MEDIA
WND.com Published on January 8, 2017


Feigning objectivity, they traffic in disinformation, conspiracy and fabrication

"The Benghazi 9/11 attack that killed four brave Americans was caused by a YouTube video. Michael Brown had his hands up and shouted “Don’t shoot” before Ferguson cop Darren Wilson shot him. Man-caused global warming is settled science. Bruce Jenner is a woman. Vladimir Putin hacked America’s election system. Trump senior adviser Steve Bannon is a white supremacist.

Much of what the “mainstream media” report today as news is either misleading or flat-out false. Yet, ironically, America’s elite journalists are up in arms over a supposedly new threat they call “fake news.”

And what is “fake news”? That turns out to be a much more profound and revealing question than one might think, as is dramatically proven in the January 2017 issue of WND’s acclaimed Whistleblower magazine, titled “MEET THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA.”

Subtitled, “Feigning objectivity, they traffic in disinformation, conspiracy and fabrication,” the issue demonstrates conclusively who’s the real source of most fake news in today’s America.

“A journalist’s job,” notes veteran newsman and Whistleblower Editor David Kupelian, “is to be a professional truth-teller, but that begs the ultimate question: What is truth?”

Noting that “traditionally minded Americans, conservatives, evangelical Christians and countless others see truth one way,” Kupelian explains that “those on ‘the left’ – code for a worldview of churning rebellion against the Judeo-Christian, capitalist, Constitution-honoring ways of previous generations of Americans – have their own very different notions of truth. And that includes most of today’s establishment press.”

He adds: “Of course, Americans have the cherished constitutional right to believe whatever ‘truth’ they want, however absurd it might be. But there is a big price to pay, both as individuals and as a nation, for embracing lies as truth – which is why our very freedom depends on an honest press.”

Indeed, the primary role of a free press in a free country has always been to serve as a vigilant watchdog on government and other powerful institutions and people, lest they abuse that power.

Unfortunately, in recent decades, America’s establishment press has devolved from simply manifesting a strong liberal bias, to acting as cheerleaders for big government, to openly advocating destructive and perverse leftwing causes, to secretly and unethically colluding with favored political candidates (as we saw in November’s election), to – most recently – obsessively attacking those who dare report the news truthfully!

As “MEET THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA proves, liberal media bias has metastasized into nothing less than a war on truth.

Issue highlights include:

  • “Fake news, fake history – and fake truth” by David Kupelian, who exposes the ultimate irony: “The ‘mainstream media’ have become the very enemy they condemn”
  • “‘Fake news’? Judge for yourself who the faker is” by Joseph Farah, who notes that the news websites smeared as “fake” include “the most aggressive watchdogs on government waste, fraud, abuse and corruption”
  • “The fake news that spawned Black Lives Matter” by Jack Cashill, who traces the radical movement back to bogus “mainstream media” reporting
  • “Superstar reporter warns ‘fake news’ is a censorship trap” by Garth Kant. Former top CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson sees government suppression of journalists on its way, declaring, “I’m really nervous about someone saying ‘we’ll decide the truth'”
  • “Feds to counter ‘fake news’ with stunning propaganda plan” by Bob Unruh, about a new government entity created and funded “to decide what’s truth and what’s not”
  • “‘Fake news’? The left-wing war on freedom” by Pamela Geller, who passionately decries the media’s current wanton spread of “disinformation and deception”
  • “Ex-Soviet spy chief: Blame the U.S. media for ‘fake news'” by Art Moore, in which one of the world’s top disinformation experts tells Whistleblower that “Socialist-style disinformation is exactly what we are now facing” from America’s elite media
  • “Disinformation expert reveals destructive power of fake news” by Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa and Ronald Rychlak, in which the former communist spymaster and highest-ranking Cold War defector vividly illustrates just how easily the American press propagates outright lies
  • “Exposing the lie launderers” by David Kupelian, revealing how the press became America’s primary purveyor of disinformation
  • “The real saboteurs of a Trump foreign policy” by Patrick J. Buchanan, on how America’s “War Party” wants to “convert a fake story into the real story” of the Trump administration
  • “Meet leftist prof who wrote ‘hit list’ of ‘fake’ news sites” by Chelsea Schilling, profiling the Trump-bashing feminist professor who blacklisted WND, Breitbart, the Blaze and James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas
  • “16 fake news stories over the last 20 years” by Jack Cashill, documenting how the establishment news media repeatedly and knowingly perpetuate false information
  • “How the establishment will try to destroy Trump” by Ann Coulter – a warning to the 45th president about the dangers of “trading results for respectability”
  • “6 eye-popping cases of mainstream media fake news” by Mychal Massie, highlighting “scandalous oldies but goodies from CNN, ABC, NBC”
  • “‘Disruptive innovation’ in the news” by Laura Hollis, a look forward at what happens when technology coincides with public dissatisfaction – something good!

Ironically, even WND, the parent organization of Whistleblower, was recently designated a “fake news site” on at least one widely publicized list cited by many “mainstream media” outlets. Since WND, now in its 20th year of operation, adheres to the highest traditional journalism standards and is read internationally by close to 10 million people monthly, one might wonder why it would be maligned as “fake news.” -- WND.com


WND.com January 8, 2017

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  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Socrates

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Orwell

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "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"

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    David Stockman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    WAG

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    John Wayne

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Luck

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Washington

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • “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 )

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    George Washington

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Galileo

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Government Motto

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

    WAG

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    George Eliot

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    George Washington

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • “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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Charlotte

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

  • “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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

    Syrus

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    WAG

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Willis Player

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • “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

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • “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

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    John Kerry

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

  • “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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • “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

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


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    John Adams

  • “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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Reverend Ike

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    George Washington

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

  • “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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Jason Laumark

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Anatole France

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • “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?”

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • “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”

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    WAG

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

    Lao-tzu

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Moliere

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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."

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

  • "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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Confucious

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    American Citizen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    GR

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

    Dave Barry

  • “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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Patrick Henry

  • 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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Confucius

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "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

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

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    James Madison

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    George Washington

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    James Madison

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    WAG

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Alfred Adler

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • 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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • “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)

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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)

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lord Byron

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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)

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

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


    WAG