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OUR HYPOCRITICAL “EDUCATORS”
Posted By: Professor on January 9, 2017 03:02 PM in Hypocrisy Hotline
FrontPageMag.com Published on November 30, 2016


Tufts administrators in denial -- FrontPageMag.com

Editorial note: Tufts University was one of twelve campuses on which the David Horowitz Freedom Center placed posters this Fall targeting the campus hate group Students for Justice in Palestine and exposing the financial and organizational ties that link the student organization to the anti-Israel terror group Hamas. At all twelve campuses, administrators ordered that the posters be immediately torn down, while proclaiming their ardent support for the principle of free speech. The following letter from David Horowitz exposes the absurdity and hypocrisy of this administrative stance and responds directly to accusations from two Tufts deans (posted below David's letter) that the Freedom Center’s posters violated Tufts’ “community standards” and poster policy and “are not welcome on our campus.”

November 29, 2016

James M. Glaser
Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, Tufts University
Jianmin Qu, Dean of the School of Engineering, Tufts University

Gentlemen,

I have just received your letter of November 14, conveying your “serious concerns regarding the posters placed on the Tufts University campus on October 19, 2016,” for which we took responsibility. The posters in question identify a hate group – Students for Justice in Palestine, which is sponsored by your institution. SJP calls for the destruction of the Jewish state, receives funding from the terrorist organization Hamas, and sponsors campus resolutions to boycott Israel, which liberals ranging from Larry Summers and Alan Dershowitz to Hillary Clinton have condemned as anti-Semitic. The statements in our posters are factual, or are reasonable opinions based on the facts.

Your “serious concerns” are summed up in two claims. First that “the posters in question violate our community standards" and, second, that they “violate our poster policy which requires notification and authorization by a university office or recognized student group prior to placing posters on campus.” You ask us in future to seek such permission.

Really. The two of you have already sent a letter to every member of the Tufts student body warning them that the university condemns our posters and that, “The university will be sending a statement to the posters’ sponsors in order to make clear that such materials are not welcome on our campus.” Now what student or student group, knowing that the university condemns these ideas, and has taken the extraordinary step of warning the entire student body that our ideas are unwelcome, would be willing to risk authorizing our posters? Which is why we took the step of putting up our posters without asking permission, since we are well aware that institutions like Tufts seek to be “safe places” for a politically correct orthodoxy and can be ruthless in acting to hermetically seal off dissenting ideas like ours.

I have read your terse email many times without being able to find a single reference to anything we actually said in our posters that might violate your community standards. Nor do you mention a single community standard that we might have violated. This is just another way in which you choose to show your contempt for individuals who express ideas that make you uncomfortable. And who wouldn’t be uncomfortable in your position when someone comes along to point out that you sponsor and support organizations that accuse Jews – falsely - of stealing Arab land, maintaining an “apartheid state,” and murdering innocent women and children, while giving full-throated support to the terrorists of Hamas?

 Just to be duly diligent, I went up to the Tufts’ official website and found your community principles, prominent among which is the following statement: “Freedom of expression and inquiry are fundamental to the academic enterprise.” Too bad you and the Tufts administration have abandoned this principle, and too bad you lack the candor to admit it.

If you had a shred of integrity you would invite me to your campus to debate this issue. Instead you will no doubt go on suppressing our efforts, all the while pretending to support the free exchange of ideas.

Sincerely,

David Horowitz

Letter from Tufts' Deans:


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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

  • Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins”

    William Pitt

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

    George Eliot

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Wooden

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

    Luck

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

    Harry Truman

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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 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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Will Rogers

  • 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

  • "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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “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)

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

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


    WAG

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    WAG

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Santayana

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

  • “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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Willis Player

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

    George Orwell

  • "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.

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

  • "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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    American Citizen

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

    von Clausewitz

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Doug Powers

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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Samuel Johnson

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Jack Miner

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

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "We 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

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    James Madison

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

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

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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)

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    Aristotle

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "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"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Socrates

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    John Wooden

  • “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)

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Plato

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Anonymous

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    George Orwell

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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

    Tacitus

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

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

    General George Patton

  • "The 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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Government Motto

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    GR

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “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

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

    Dick Cheney

  • “If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves”

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Wayne LaPierre

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    George Washington

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    George Washington

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    John Adams

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “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

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • “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”

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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."

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    David Stockman

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    George Washington

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

  • “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 )

  • "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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Anne Coleman

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    James Madison

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    Larry Elder

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Patriot

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Voltaire

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Leo Durocher

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • “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”

  • 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

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

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

    Robert Brault

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.”

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

  • "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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "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

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Charlotte

  • "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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “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

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

    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

  • "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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    John Adams

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    James Bovard

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "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

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Adams

  • "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)

  • "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)

  • “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”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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


    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Moliere

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Galileo

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

    Dana Buchman

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Washington

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

  • 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.”

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Confucious

  • 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

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    George Mason

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson