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Is Trump Making Americans Free To Speak Truth Again?
Posted By: Letters on March 15, 2017 08:07 AM in CULTURE
Lloyd Marcus  AmericanThinker.com Published on March 13, 2017


"In Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale, “The Emperor's New Clothes”, two con men came to town. The emperor loved clothes more than anything else. The conmen convinced the emperor to pay them a huge amount of money to weave him an outfit made with a beautiful unique fabric. They pretended to be hard at work weaving. The con men said any government official who could not see the fabric was unworthy of their office. Anyone else who could not see the fabric was simpleminded. On the big day of the unveiling, the emperor paraded through the city in his new outfit. Fearful of being thought of as unworthy of their office or simpleminded, everyone raved about the emperor's outfit; the perfect fit, the flow of the fabric and the beautiful colors. A little boy yelled, “The emperor is naked.”

It is the 2015 ESPN Awards. The hall is filled with the best of the best in sports. “And, the winner of the 2015 Author Ashe Courage Award is Caitlyn Jenner!” The hall erupts with applause. Everyone knows they had better pretend this is wonderful or risk losing their job, branded simpleminded and a hater. A little boy is overheard, “Mommy, why is Mr. Jenner dressed like a lady?” No, a child did not ask such a question, but it is exactly what most in that hall were thinking.

Like the supplicants in the fairy tale, Obama and his Leftist brethren intimidated Americans into not publicly stating obvious truths. Anyone quoting the Genesis view of marriage was toast, losing their job and being forced into mind-altering "therapy". Pastors thrown from their pulpits and Christians were jailed

We have been living in this bizarro world in which telling the truth is not tolerated. On the one hand, we are told that gay pride is beautiful. Obama ordered the military to celebrate gay pride. Obama officially declared June LGBT month. Grade school kids are taught to celebrate gay pride. Tens of thousands show up at gay pride parades. http://bit.ly/2mdGW0m

And yet, showing pictures of the triple X debauchery on display in our streets during the gay pride parade will land you in big trouble.

I thought, okay, if this is beautiful, why not feature a few pictures in my article of the routine behaviors in gay pride parades: naked men simulating copulating; two men in a giant penis costume. Readers of my article thought me rude and crude for using those pictures. Thousands of people, including families with children, witnessed these acts live. We're told all who do not celebrate this behavior are simpleminded and haters. Meanwhile, I caught heck for merely showing pictures of the wonderful event the federal government was mandating that Americans celebrate.

That is how the Left's game is played. They (fake news media, Democrats, and Hollywood) paint a beautiful picture of their non-mainstream stance on an issue. Then, they bully us, attacking us as haters whenever we dare to tell the truth or show pictures.

Leftists celebrate abortion as a woman's right even as late as the day of the baby's birth. Meanwhile, they claim we hate women if we dare to tell the truth or show pictures. Leftist hate ultrasound and pictures confirming that it is a baby inside the mother. Fox News blocked Matt Drudge from posting a picture of a 21-week-old unborn child reaching its hand out of the womb during a rare operation. Drudge wanted to show its humanity. 

Here are more abortion truths that drive Leftists up the wall. Planned Parenthood was founded by racist Margret Sanger to exterminate blacks. PP still targets black neighborhoods. PP was caught chopping up and selling baby body parts for profit, intact heads selling at a premium

Partial birth abortion is when the abortionist delivers the entire body except for the baby's head. The abortionist inserts scissors into the back of the baby's head to kill it. I realize that sounds horrible, folks, but it is the truth. Leftists help PP hide these repulsive truths from the masses. If the public saw it, they would be sick and outraged. Over the years, I have noticed that rabid pro-abortion Leftists are outraged whenever someone harms a puppy.

As I said, Leftists are angered by any image confirming that the mother is carrying a baby. Doritos caught heck from leftists for their Superbowl ad which featured a fetus in ultrasound imaging reacting to its father eating Doritos. Leftists hate ultrasound because when mothers see the truth that it’s a baby rather than an “unviable tissue mass”, they usually choose life.

Then, there is the black thing. Leftists say you had better not tell the truth about why blacks are suffering in cities controlled by Democrats -- generational poverty, epidemic school dropouts, high out of wedlock births, over 70% fatherless households, high unemployment and record-breaking black-on-black crime.

All this black suffering is the result of Democrats pardoning blacks of all personal responsibility for their lives. Democrats claim all issues plaguing blacks are the fault of white racist America. This leftist poisonous lie robs blacks of their personal power by placing their success or failure in the hands of someone other than themselves. Leftists hate this truth. America is the greatest land of opportunity on the planet for all who choose to go for it! Period.

Despicably, leftists lie claiming cops routinely murder blacks. The truth is blacks are killing each other to the tune of 20, 30, and 40 every weekend in cities like Chicago and Baltimore, controlled by democrats for decades.

But Leftists forbid us from telling the truth about black lives. Doesn't common sense suggest that if Leftists truly cared about black lives, they would relish an honest discussion? Leftists high-tech crucified white TV commentator Bill O'Reilly for compassionately daring to address the real reasons why blacks are suffering. For years, I have been routinely excoriated, called an Uncle Tom and a traitor to my race for simply stating truths; petitioning blacks to assume responsibility, which equals real black empowerment.

Since Trump's election, I sense a new positive vibe rapidly spreading across America. I believe Americans are feeling free to speak truth again." -- Lloyd Marcus

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American

Author: “Confessions of a Black Conservative: How the Left has shattered the dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black America.”

Singer/Songwriter and Conservative Activist

mr_lloydmarcus@hotmail.com

http://www.lloydmarcus.com/


Lloyd Marcus  AmericanThinker.com March 13, 2017

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money."

    Daniel Webster

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

    Ian Fleming

  • “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”

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

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

    American Citizen

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • “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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    John Kerry

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

    John Adams

  • "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)

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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

  • 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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

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

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

    John Wayne

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Confucius

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

  • 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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    William Pitt

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • “The one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Will Rogers

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    WAG

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

  • “The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. The chief purpose of government is to protect life. Abandon that and you have abandoned all.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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


    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

    Lord Byron

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Dana Buchman

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

  • "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)

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Government Motto

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • 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

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

    John Adams

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

  • 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.”

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    David Letterman

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Hugo Black

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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.

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Galileo

  • "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 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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    George Eliot

  • "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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    WAG

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Robert Frost

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Ayn Rand

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


    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The 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

  • "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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    WAG

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Anonymous

  • “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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anatole France

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • “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

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Paul Horning

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • 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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    GR

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    St. Augustine

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Tacitus

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    James Madison

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

    Jay Leno

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day."

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Grover Cleveland

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Plato

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    James Madison

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Andrew Breitbart

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

    Plato

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George Washington

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

    James Bovard

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    WAG

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

    Erma Bombeck

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

  • "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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

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

  • "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

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • 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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Syrus

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    American Patriot

  • “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

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

  • “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?”

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

    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

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Wayne LaPierre

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Socrates

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Luck

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

    Ann Coulter

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

    John Wooden

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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    George Orwell

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James A. Garfield

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Brad Thor

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Plato

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

  • “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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • "A 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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Willis Player

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • “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)

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