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Dean: Fox News “Racist”
Posted By: Letters on July 25, 2010 12:47 PM in Disingenuous Den
Published on July 25, 2010


And you sir are a MORON!

"The Fox News Channel’s handling of the Shirley Sherrod controversy “was absolutely racist,” former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean charged on Sunday.

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Dean, who's also a former Democratic national chairman and hero of liberals, asserted Fox News failed to vet video footage of a speech misleadingly excerpted to make it appear that Sherrod was boasting of using her post as an Agriculture Department official to discriminate against a white farmer.

“I don’t think Newt Gingrich is a racist, and I don’t think you’re a racist,” Dean told Fox News host Chris Wallace, “but Fox News did something that was absolutely racist. They took a – they had an obligation to find out what was really in the clip. They had been pushing a theme of black racism with this phony Black Panther crap and this business and this Sotomayor and all this other stuff."  (Politico.com 7/25/10) -- Looks real to me.

Blaming Fox for Shirley Sherrod’s Firing 'a Lie,' Fox & Friends Host Declares

"On Wednesday’s Fox & Friends, co-host Steve Doocy took strong exception to the NAACP’s claim it was “snookered” by Fox News into denouncing former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod based on excerpts of a speech she delivered at a dinner in March.

“There’s a timeline problem,” Doocy pointed out, noting that the NAACP had on Monday night denounced Sherrod as “shameful,” the same day that she was pressured to quit her job (she says by the White House). But Fox News never mentioned the story until after Sherrod had quit. “So for anybody to say that Fox News pressured her out, that is simply a lie,” Doocy asserted." -- (Rich Noyes/Newsbusters.org)

Sherrod Blames NAACP for Firing

The Agriculture Department official who has resigned after a video surfaced showing her saying she withheld assistance from a white farmer insisted on Tuesday that she really lost her job over the tea party’s clash with the NAACP.

A video of Shirley Sherrod, the department’s Georgia director of rural development, telling an NAACP audience that she didn’t give a white farmer the “full force” of what she could provide, went viral Tuesday and prompted Sherrod to leave the department.

The NAACP condemned Sherrod’s comments in a statement, calling them “shameful.”

Asked about the NAACP’s actions during an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Sherrod said the only reason the video surfaced was in response to an NAACP resolution accusing the tea party of using “racist” tactics. “They got into a fight with the tea party, and all of this came out as a result of that,” Sherrod said.

Funny how the NAACP (who condemned Sherrod’s comments in a statement, calling them “shameful.”), who were in possession of the full length tape, condemed Andrew Breitbart for apparently doing the same thing they did (i.e. taking some comments out of context and not reviewing the complete tape)

Shirley Sherrod: the FULL video


July 25, 2010

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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."

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Adams

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Confucius

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Barbara Bush

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Anonymous

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Plato

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Ann Landers

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Harry Truman

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    James A. Garfield

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Socrates

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    James Madison

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

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    David Letterman

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    John Adams

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Santayana

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ann Coulter

  • "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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    WAG

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

    Evan Sayet

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Willis Player

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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”

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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)

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Unknown

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Novak

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

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    St. Augustine

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Wooden

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Confucious

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

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

    Government Motto

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mitt Romney

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    David Stockman

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Charlotte

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    George Washington

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

    Author Unknown

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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?”

  • “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)

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Anonymous

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Syrus

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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”

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "When 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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    Voltaire

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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.”

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

  • “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

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • 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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Rick Perry

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

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    John Adams

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

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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Moliere

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    Anatole France

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Alexander Pope

  • “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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    WAG

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    von Clausewitz

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Steven Wright

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

    George Mason

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    James Bovard

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

    Mike Adams

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

    George Washington

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

  • "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

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

    John Wayne

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

  • "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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    George Eliot

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    George Orwell

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Orwell

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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)

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

    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

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

    Luck

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


    WAG

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

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

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Plato

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • 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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Tacitus

  • 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

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

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    GR

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    James Madison

  • “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

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

  • 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.

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • 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 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

  • “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

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

  • "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.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Paine

  • “In a free country the monetary unit rests upon a fixed foundation of gold or gold and silver, independent of the ruling politicians.”

    Howard Buffett

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    George Mason

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

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

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • 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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "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)

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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