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Americans Learning To Live With Treason
Posted By: Eagle1 on June 17, 2017 05:35 AM in Road To Rome
Peggy Ryan  AmericanThinker.com Published on June 17, 2017


"Pop the champagne corks, set off the fireworks, former FBI Director, James Comey nixed the "Russian collusion."  In his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey cleared President Trump of all charges – no collusion, no conspiracy, no investigation, no there there. 

Yay!  It's over.  The Russian conspiracy nonsense is finally debunked.  Whew!

Does anyone else see the insanity here – that we celebrate when the president is cleared of phony charges, that we breathe a sigh of relief when the fired FBI director fails to establish an obstruction of justice charge? 

Does anyone wonder why we anxiously watch each inane congressional hearing to see if the left gets the goods to pull off its coup, why we wake up each morning terrified that the insurgents have hit their mark, found something, anything they can use to depose a duly elected president?

We are watching, in real-time, a palace revolution, an overt effort to remove the president of the United States.  Just as James Comey proudly admitted he leaked privileged communication to the press, so these insurgents brazenly brag that they want to harm the president, to impeach him, to overthrow our government.  The American people seem  shockingly oblivious to the looming danger.

How did we get here?  Well, let's give credit where credit's due: the left has its ducks in a row.  Leftists are carrying out a carefully planned, well executed plot to take control of our government.

Oh, it's not soldiers bursting through the White House gates to forcefully remove the president, or, as the left says, not yet.  No, they're using a form of behavior therapy, systematic desensitization, to numb the American people to their insurgence. 

Systematic desensitization is a technique used to treat phobias.  The patient, while relaxed, is exposed to progressively more frightening aspects of his phobia.  For instance, treatment for arachnophobia, fear of spiders, might start by showing the phobic an image of a spider.  The patient employs relaxation techniques while exposed to the image until he overcomes his anxiety.  Next, a real spider may be introduced, far away, in a cage.  After the person accepts that exposure, the spider is taken out of the cage and moved closer and closer until the patient is able to hold a live spider in his hand.   

Congress, corporate and social media, activist courts, and a contingent in our intelligence community unite to form a cabal (a conspiratorial group of plotters).  This cabal uses this desensitization technique to condition us to overcome our fear of losing our freedom, of a disappearing democracy. 

Using this technique, the cabal does something wrong, illegal, or unconstitutional – behavior that's a threat to our republic.

• Benghazi – Obama and his administration to the American people that a video caused the horrific massacre.  President and allies openly engage in cover-up

• FBI investigation on Hillary Clinton – Comey announces Hillary's guilty on all counts, then the judgment, and she walks.  A two-tier justice system; Hillary's above the law

• CNN caught giving to Hillary Clinton.  Democrats rig debates.  Democrats cheat Bernie Sanders out of the nomination.  Democrats rig elections. 

These are just a few of the unacceptable transgressions by our corrupt leaders.  Each time, outraged conservatives demand that the perpetrators be brought to justice.  Each time, the press gaslights the American people with a media blackout, acts as though the incident never happened.  Each time, the cabal rides out the news cycle until the story fades, and everyone's home free. 

Time and again, the deception, lawlessness, violation of the Constitution, or open act of sedition is met with disbelief.  This is banana republic stuff; these things don't happen in America.  The people look to our system of checks and balances to restore order.     

Except the only checks the members of Congress care about are the ones from their donors, and some in Congress are actually members in good standing with the cabal.  But the courts will intervene, right?  Nope – the courts are no longer confined to interpreting the law.  They now make the law – not a reprieve, but another hurdle.

Oh, and our media, that last bastion of democracy – they're actually facilitating the coup.  They ignore the transgressions, excuse them, or explain them until our anxiety wanes and we learn to live with treason.  Then it's on to the next level, the spider moving ever closer. 

Conservatives sidestep the seriousness of this open rebellion.  National media waging a campaign to usurp our president is not bad journalism; its sedition:

To write, print, utter or publish, or cause it to be done, or assist in it, any false, scandalous, and malicious writing against the government of the United States, or either House of Congress, or the President, with intent to defame, or bring either into contempt or disrepute, or to excite against either the hatred of the people of the United States, or to stir up sedition.

Wow – that's like the media's playbook, right?  Well, there are some who see the problem.  Freedom Watch's Larry Klayman is demanding regulatory enforcement action against CNN for "a persistent campaign of dangerous, incendiary, false, and libelous propaganda against now President Trump."  It's a start.

The media's role in this conspiracy is why their effusive praise for the newly appointed special prosecutor of nonexistent crimes, Comey's BFF and mentor, Robert Mueller, is a red flag.  The dichotomy of a prosecutor without a crime to prosecute is troubling.  Questions abound.  What's  his mission?  How will he prosecute if his friend, Comey, is implicated?  Or maybe we're just being paranoid, overly dramatic.  Or maybe it's the next level, the spider within reach.

What's next?  Will this cabal one day walk into the Oval Office and escort the president out, to  prison, to execution?  Ridiculous, you say.  This is America.

Really?  Is it America when national media poison the people against their president, stir sedition, and advocate an overthrow?  Is it America when nearly all news outlets publish lies and fake news to indict the president? 

Is it America when Democrats "resist" and "obstruct" our government with the stated intention of weakening the president, making him an easier target; when courts establish authority over our commander-in-chief on foreign policy; when our intelligence communities use their superpowers to spy on the American people with impunity?

Is it America when the left invents a story, Russian collusion, and every branch of our government advances the lie, when the media join forces to turn news channels into indoctrination centers to smear the president, to prop up the Russian fiction? 

Even if the Russian contrivance falls through, these rebels will keep the ground they've taken, and it's significant.  They've recruited a sizable number to their cause with their lies, fake scandals, and Hitler-style indoctrination.  They've normalized lawlessness and deception, rigged investigations, erected a two-tiered justice system, rigged debates, rigged elections, and instituted a national campaign to usurp the president.  Seriously, what's left? 

They could still pull the Russian thing off.  After all, the only steps we're taking to stop this coup d'état is to whine about witch hunts, call them sore losers, left-wing media, and spineless Republicans.  But in the end, that's like complaining that the guy slashing you to death is using a dull knife. 

Lies and fake news are the norm these days, the once unthinkable and now the expected.  This cabal is a powerful alliance.  If we don't stop them, if we continue to allow this open treason, they'll eventually reach their goal, and there will be no way back. 

Ronald Reagan warned: "You and I have the courage to say to our enemies, 'There is a price we will not pay.'  'There is a point beyond which they must not advance.'"

I pray he's right.  Their price is our freedom, their next stop tyranny.  And they're moving ever closer." -- Peggy Ryan


Peggy Ryan  AmericanThinker.com June 17, 2017

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    Paul Jacob

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    James Madison

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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Plato

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Voltaire (1764)

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    GR

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    John Adams

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Adams

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    David Letterman

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

  • "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."

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    James Madison

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mike Adams

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

    Cicero, 55 BC

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

  • "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)

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

    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy"

    Ernest Benn

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Unknown

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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Socrates

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ann Coulter

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Charlotte

  • "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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time."

    George Sutherland

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Confucius

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

    George Mason

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

    Luck

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

    American Patriot

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

    Steven Wright

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

  • “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)

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

  • "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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Barbara Bush

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

    Anatole France

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Aristotle

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

    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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Rick Perry

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

    John Kerry

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Kinky Friedman

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    WAG

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

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

  • "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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

  • 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.”

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Tacitus

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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)

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

  • "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

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

  • “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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    William Arthur Ward

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "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)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    Galileo

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Harry Browne

  • “The 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

  • “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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • 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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Syrus

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Kevin McCullough

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

    James Madison

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    WAG

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

  • “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 )

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Rod Serling

  • 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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    William Pitt

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

    David Stockman

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

    Demosthenes

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

  • 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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Plato

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Gordy

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

  • “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”

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

    Unknown

  • "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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Santayana

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • “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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Brad Thor

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

  • "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)

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

  • "I 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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

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

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

    Willis Player

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

  • "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"

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

    John Wooden

  • “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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Voltaire

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

  • 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

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    American Citizen

  • "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

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

    George Washington

  • "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)

  • 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.

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    James Madison

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    George Eliot

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Mark Twain

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