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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    James Madison

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    George Mason

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William Faulkner

  • “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

  • “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)

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

    Karl Marx

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

    General George Patton

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • 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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    George Washington

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Cal Thomas

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    WAG

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    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

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

  • "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

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    George Mason

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    GR

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • “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?”

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Pope John Paul II

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

    Confucius

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

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

  • "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."

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

    Anonymous

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Jack Miner

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Washington

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    WAG

  • 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

  • "America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within."

    Josef Stalin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Steven Wright

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Anonymous

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Plato

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    American Citizen

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    James Madison

  • 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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    George Washington

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • “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

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Confucious

  • “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

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

    Alexander Pope

  • “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

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The 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

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

    John Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Moliere

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    WAG

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Charley Reese

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

    George Orwell

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • “Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it - If it keeps moving, regulate it - And if it stops moving, subsidize it“

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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)

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Charlotte

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


    WAG

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    John Kerry

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Will Rogers

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Danny Schecter

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Syrus

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    James Madison

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Socrates

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Mike Adams

  • "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

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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)

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house"

    Barbara Bush

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Paul Proctor

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

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

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Anatole France

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John Wayne

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Government Motto

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aristotle

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

    David Stockman

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Anonymous

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

    Luck

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

    WAG

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “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

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Plato

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Author Unknown

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    Joseph Addison

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

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

    Galileo

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    WAG

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    James Madison

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rick Perry

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

  • 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

  • “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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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.

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG