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What Bernie Sanders Did After Giffords 2011 Shooting Is Coming Back To Haunt Him
Posted By: Letters on June 15, 2017 08:48 AM in Hypocrisy Hotline
Carlos Garcia  TheBlaze.com Published on June 14, 2017


"Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is unequivocally condemning the vicious shooting committed by one of his campaign volunteers today, but he struck a different tone when Gabby Giffords was attacked in 2011.

Giffords, a former Democratic U.S. House Representative for Arizona, was the victim of a horrendous shooting that left her permanently injured, and took the lives of 6 people including some of her staffers. While the murderer, Jared Loughner, seemed to be animated by severe mental illness, Democrats used the opportunity to smear conservatives and blame unrelated right-wing rhetoric for the heinous act.

Among those on the left who shamelessly politicized the attack was one Senator Bernie Sanders.

He was so eager to cash in on the tragedy that he sent out a fundraising letter blaming threats from “right-wing reactionaries” for the attack.

“This horrendous act of violence is not some kind of strange aberration for this area where, it appears, threats and acts of violence are part of the political climate,” Sanders wrote. “Nobody can honestly express surprise that such a tragedy finally occurred.”

“In light of all of this violence – both actual and threatened – is Arizona a state in which people who are not Republicans are able to participate freely and fully in the democratic process?” he continued. “Have right-wing reactionaries, through threats and acts of violence, intimidated people with different points of view from expressing their political positions?”

Bernie was not as willing to pin Wednesday’s attack on members of Congress on political rhetoric, since it’s been discovered that the alleged shooter, James Hodgkinson, was a volunteer on his presidential campaign.

“I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice this morning is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign,” Sanders said on the Senate floor. “I am sickened by this despicable act, and let me be as clear as I can be: Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms.”

Many people noted the discrepancy in his responses on social media:

In 2011, Bernie Sanders fundraised by blaming right wing/Sarah Palin for the Gabby Giffords shooting pic.twitter.com/zDmThQAeZB

Bernie Sanders used the Giffords shooting as a fundraising tactic and blamed Republican rhetoric for the violence. http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/01/sen-sanders-sends-out-fundraising-email-citing-arizona-tragedy.html pic.twitter.com/RrDjw6orCR

Even though Bernie Sanders blamed the right's "rhetoric" for the Giffords shooting, it is my opinion that we shouldn't follow his example. pic.twitter.com/pwtvRVBf5X

FLASHBACK... Anti-American reprobate @BernieSanders tried to pin the Gabby Giffords shooting on Tea Party and @SarahPalinUSA https://twitter.com/redsteeze/status/875071359738683392 

The alleged shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was gunned down by authorities at the scene. His social media footprint shows a long pattern of vitriol aimed at Republicans and Trump." -- Carlos Garcia


Carlos Garcia  TheBlaze.com June 14, 2017

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  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George W. Bush

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

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


    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

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

    Larry Elder

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

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

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Citizen

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

    David Letterman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    James Bovard

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

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    James Madison

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

    John Wooden

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

  • "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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    John Kerry

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

    Anonymous

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Plato

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dean Acheson

  • “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

  • "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)

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Willis Player

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Ann Landers

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

    James Madison

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

    John Adams

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

    Ernest Benn

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    George Washington

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Santayana

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Moliere

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    James Madison

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Evan Sayet

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

  • "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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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 )

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Maya Angelou

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    Galileo

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Bob Hope

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Harry Browne

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Doug Christie

  • "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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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)

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • 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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "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)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    William Pitt

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Hugo Black

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

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

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    David Stockman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Harry Truman

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

    WAG

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Every 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 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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Paul Proctor

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Schuller

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Charlotte

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

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

  • "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."

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    GR

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

    Plato

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    James Madison

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Tacitus

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Luck

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Dave Barry

  • 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

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

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

    John Adams

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    WAG

  • Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off”

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Chinese proverb

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Alfred Adler

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

  • “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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Matthew 16:26

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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?”

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Anatole France

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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"

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

    Erma Bombeck

  • “The 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)

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

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Rod Serling

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian."

    Henry Ford

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

  • "It 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 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

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    WAG

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John Wayne

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

  • “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

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

    Unknown

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Socrates

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Syrus

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Eliot

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

    George Orwell

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Brad Thor

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Tullius Cicero

  • "I 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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Edmund Burke