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ALIENS TRESPASSING
Posted By: Letters on February 27, 2017 12:54 PM in Hypocrisy Hotline
Michael Cutler  FrontPageMag.com Published on February 27, 2017


Sen. Schumer, his congressional cohorts, and leftist hypocrisy

"In order to minimize the dangers posed by aliens who run our borders and evade the inspection process, open borders / immigration anarchists insist that such illegal aliens are simply entering “Undocumented.”  However, the unmistakeable truth is that these aliens are, in the parlance of immigration enforcement personnel, “Entering Without Inspection” (EWI).

For decades, beginning with the duplicitous efforts of President Jimmy Carter: Originator Of The Orwellian Term 'Undocomented Immigrant' to blur the distinction between lawful immigrants and illegal aliens, globalists inside as well as outside our government, have sought to undermine the enforcement of our immigration laws.

Recently, many journalists have whined that illegal aliens who purportedly have no “serious criminal histories” have been arrested by ICE under the Trump administration, ignoring that aliens who enter the United States illegally or violate the terms of lawful admissions are subject to arrest and removal (deportation) irrespective of whether or not they violated any other laws.

An alien who enters without inspection violates Title 8 U.S. Code § 1325 - Improper entry by alien and may face up to 2 years in prison if he/she has done this more than once.

Furthermore, an alien who has been previously deported and subsequently reenters without authority commits a felony that may, if the alien has a serious criminal history, carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison under Title 8 U.S. Code § 1326 - Reentry of removed aliens.

Congressional Democrats and some Republicans such as John McCain and Lindsey Graham have attacked President Trump for his plans to secure the U.S./Mexican border and effectively enforce our immigration laws.

McCain and Graham have aligned themselves with Senator Chuck Schumer likely because of their shared globalist views on immigration.  They were, after all, members of the “Gang of Eight” or, as I have come to refer to them, “The Eight Gangsters.” 

Schumer was, arguably, that gang’s ringleader and has strongly advocated for providing millions of  illegal aliens with lawful status and pathways to U.S. citizenship although, in a manner of speaking, aliens who evade the inspections process trespassed on America.   These aliens’ true identities, backgrounds, countries of citizenship or even dates or manners of entry into the United States cannot be verified thus creating opportunities for massive levels of fraud.

Immigration fraud was identified by the 9/11 Commission as a Key entry and embedding tactic of international terrorists.

Trespassing has been defined as:

[intransitive] trespass (on something) to enter land or a building that you do not have permission or the right to enter.

However, Schumer has hypocritically taken an extremely tough position on trespassing where it concerns landmarks and critical infrastructure. 

On October 13, 2014 Schumer posted a press release on his official website that disclosed that because of the threat of terrorism, he had proposed legislation that would make trespassing on critical infrastructure and/or landmarks a federal crime with a maximum prison sentence of five years.

His press release stated:

Currently NYC Law Has Max. Penalty for Trespassing of Under 1 Year – In Light of Terrorism, Fed Law Should Make Loud & Clear, Particularly to Trespassers from Overseas, That Wrongdoers Should Stay Off Bridges, WTC, Statue of Liberty or Other Critical Infrastructure

Schumer Said NYPD Has Done Great Work Pursuing Cases, But Available Punishments Are Too Weak

Here is another excerpt:

“With terror threats at a high, it must be made loud and clear to any would-be trespassers, adrenaline junkies or potential criminals that the federal government and the NYPD take trespassing on critical infrastructure and national monuments very seriously; a law that makes this a federal crime and raises the current maximum jail time from one to five years would help deter this behavior, and provide the NYPD with stronger tools to combat this disturbing trend.”

Schumer said that regardless of a trespasser’s intention, this dangerous behavior puts the individual, tens of thousands of commuters, tourists and first responders like the NYPD at serious risk.  Schumer’s legislation would state that anyone who willfully trespasses or enters upon any critical infrastructure used in interstate commerce will be committing a federal crime and fined and/or imprisoned for up to five years.

Schumer’s press release even cited a 16 year old boy’s prank as justification for imposing a five year prison sentence on trespassers:

In March, a 16-year old boy climbed to the top of the World Trade Center to take a photo of himself, and has since been arrested for climbing a water tower in New Jersey, yet another example of critical infrastructure.

The 9/11 Commission warned that immigration fraud and visa fraud were key entry and embedding tactic of terrorists.

However, Schumer has blithely ignored the findings and recommendations of the 9/11 Commission that identified border security and effective immigration law enforcement, as essential to national security and to defend America against international terrorists.

The preface of the official report, “9/11 and  Terrorist Travel - Staff Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States” begins with the following paragraph:

It is perhaps obvious to state that terrorists cannot plan and carry out attacks in the United States if they are unable to enter the country. Yet prior to September 11, while there were efforts to enhance border security, no agency of the U.S. government thought of border security as a tool in the counterterrorism arsenal. Indeed, even after 19 hijackers demonstrated the relative ease of obtaining a U.S. visa and gaining admission into the United States, border security still is not considered a cornerstone of national security policy. We believe, for reasons we discuss in the following pages, that it must be made one.

Page 61 contained this passage:

Exploring the Link between Human Smugglers and Terrorists

In July 2001, the CIA warned of a possible link between human smugglers and terrorist groups, including Hamas, Hezbollah, and Egyptian Islamic Jihad.149   Indeed, there is evidence to suggest that since 1999 human smugglers have facilitated the travel of terrorists associated with more than a dozen extremist groups.150  With their global reach and connections to fraudulent document vendors and corrupt government officials, human smugglers clearly have the “credentials” necessary to aid terrorist travel.

This paragraph is found on page 98 under the title “Immigration Benefits:”

Terrorists in the 1990s, as well as the September 11 hijackers, needed to find a way to stay in or embed themselves in the United States if their operational plans were to come to fruition. As already discussed, this could be accomplished legally by marrying an American citizen, achieving temporary worker status, or applying for asylum after entering. In many cases, the act of filing for an immigration benefit sufficed to permit the alien to remain in the country until the petition was adjudicated. Terrorists were free to conduct surveillance, coordinate operations, obtain and receive funding, go to school and learn English, make contacts in the United States, acquire necessary materials, and execute an attack.

President Trump made it clear that effective immigration law enforcement not only saves American lives but the jobs of Americans. 

Incredibly, however, administrators of “Sanctuary Campuses” and mayors of “Sanctuary Cities” shield illegal aliens from detection by ICE agents thereby undermining public safety and national security, ignoring Immigration and the Terrorist Threat and the undeniable fact that our borders and immigration laws are America’s first line of defense and last line of defense against aliens with dangerous communicable disease and severe mental illness as well as transnational criminals and international terrorists.

The inspections process conducted at ports of entry is critical, enabling CBP (Customs and Border Protection) Inspectors to vet foreign visitors and also create a record of their entry into the United States.

Many leaders in our government as well as many Americans have rightly voiced profound concerns about the inability to effectively vet refugees from war-torn parts of the world, particularly Syria.  However, Entry Without Inspection = Entry Without Vetting.

The inspections process is statutorily mandated under:INA: ACT 235 - Inspection By Immigration Officers, consider:

(3) Inspection.- All aliens (including alien crewmen) who are applicants for admission or otherwise seeking admission or readmission to or transit through the United States shall be inspected by immigration officers.

Applicants may be required to make a sworn statement about his or her intentions in seeking entry into the United States as noted:

(5) Statements.-An applicant for admission may be required to state under oath any information sought by an immigration officer regarding the purposes and intentions of the applicant in seeking admission to the United States, including the applicant's intended length of stay and whether the applicant intends to remain permanently or become a United States citizen, and whether the applicant is inadmissible.

You cannot tell a “good guy” from a “bad guy” without a score-card.  “Undocumented aliens” have no scorecards.

Ignorance is not bliss; what we don’t know can get us killed." -- Michael Cutler

Michael Cutler is a retired Senior Special Agent of the former INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service) whose career spanned some 30 years. He served as an Immigration Inspector, Immigration Adjudications Officer and spent 26 years as an agent who rotated through all of the squads within the Investigations Branch. For half of his career he was assigned to the Drug Task Force. He has testified before well over a dozen congressional hearings, provided testimony to the 9/11 Commission as well as state legislative hearings around the United States and at trials where immigration is at issue. He hosts his radio show, “The Michael Cutler Hour,” on Friday evenings on BlogTalk Radio. His personal website is http://michaelcutler.net/.


Michael Cutler  FrontPageMag.com February 27, 2017

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Syrus

  • “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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

  • “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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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."

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Addison

  • “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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    von Clausewitz

  • "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.

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "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"

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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 we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

  • "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 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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Voltaire

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

    Galileo

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

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Socrates

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

    John Adams

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "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

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Charlotte

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Anatole France

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Luck

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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 )

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

    George Orwell

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    James Bovard

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

    WAG

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Unknown

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Plato

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Plato

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Robert Frost

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Plato

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • 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.

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    John Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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”

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

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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • “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

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

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

    Tacitus

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    James Madison

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

  • “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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    George Eliot

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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)

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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)

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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.

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Charles Gordy

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Washington

  • “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”

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    George Washington

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

  • “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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    WAG

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "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

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Pope John Paul II

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    James Madison

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    WAG

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • 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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

    George Washington

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

  • “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)

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Dave Gardner

  • "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

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

    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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    William P. Anthony

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "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)

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Adams

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “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 power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alfred Adler

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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

    Moliere

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

    Anne Coleman

  • “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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

  • "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)

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "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

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    GR

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself”

    James Madison

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "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

  • "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)

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


    WAG

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

  • "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)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Larry Elder

  • “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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

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

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

  • 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

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

    Willis Player

  • "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

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

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

    WAG