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Crime Is The New Black Entitlement
Posted By: BullsEye on April 4, 2017 10:58 AM in COMMENT CORNER
Colin Flaherty  AmericanThinker.com Published on April 4, 2017


Crime is the new black entitlement

"As long as black people are permanent victims of relentless white racism, cops should not chase them, juries should not convict them, judges should not sentence them, schools should not punish them, and white victims should not complain about the black crime and violence so wildly out of proportion. 

This is what a growing number of lawmakers, professors and, of course, reporters are prescribing as a way to “improve the way our system serves justice.”

The latest came on NPR a few days ago when Georgetown Law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler broke it down for the racially unenlightened:

“If you go to criminal court in D.C., you would think that white people don’t commit crimes,” Butler said. “White people don’t use drugs, they don’t get into fights, they don’t steal, because all you see are African American people.”

Before you pack your child off to Georgetown Law school -- or if you usually do not believe something too ridiculous to be true -- you might want to hear the distinguished professor wax at length on this video: Racial Jury Nullification at Georgetown Law.

One group of “African American people” Butler will never see in a D.C. court are the black people who beat the white husband of an NPR executive into a bloody, broken mess on the D.C. Metro line. You can find the details here from my account at the American Thinker, but not from NPR, which never covered it. NPR Another Victim of Black Violence and Denial.

Neither will Butler find the black people who attacked the NPR producer from Kentucky, in D.C. on company business. You can find the details of that in the scintillating best seller Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry. But not on NPR.

And yes, professor, black criminality is just as wildly out of proportion in Washington as it is in the rest of country. Even more so.

Butler says there are two justice systems in America, one for white people and one for black. He proposes to correct this inequity with a system of racial jury nullification to promote the new entitlement of black criminality: “I encourage any juror who thinks the police or prosecutors have crossed the line in a particular case to refuse to convict.”

To make his case, Butler trotted out some information from the National Institute of Health which he says proves that black people and white people use drugs in the same amount, but black people are arrested and convicted many times more than their drug-using white counterparts.

QED: Courtroom racism is rampant and if you do not see that, well, you know what that makes you.

That is part of the greatest lie of our generation and here is why.

The National Institute of Health -- and everyone else who repeats that bogus claim -- are using info gathered from the Census Bureau: Instead of filling out a questionnaire, sometimes the Census Bureau will go into a home and ask the occupants a series of other questions, including if they use illegal drugs.

When they do, black and white people basically give the same answers in the same amounts.

That is called self-reporting and it boils down to this: can we depend on drug users to tell the truth about their drug use? Short answer: No. Long answer, when you actually test people, doctors find there are two determinants of whether the person was actually telling the truth about their drug use: One, were they recently released from prison?

Two, are they black?

Yes, they actually say that.

Here’s a summary of a few of the peer-reviewed studies from the scintillating best seller Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry:

Some doctors down at Johns Hopkins University actually found out what happens when you test the reliability of self-reporting of marijuana and other drug use among black people. A study of 290 African American men in Baltimore, Maryland undergoing treatment for hypertension showed that self-reporting of illicit drug use is unreliable.

Only 48 of the participants reported drug use but urine drug tests revealed that 131 had used drugs. With self-reporting, drug use among black people was 16 percent. With testing, 45 percent. Ooops. There’s more. Different study. Different journal. 

According to the medical journal Addictive Behaviors, “underreporting of cocaine was documented with urine testing validation as well where African Americans in comparison to Caucasians who were urine positive were about 6 times less likely to report cocaine use when other factors are controlled for.” 

Translation: When you ask, white people and black people report using cocaine in about the same amount. But when you test, black people are six times more likely to use cocaine. And lie about it. 

More from the same journal for you science junkies: “The present study also identified predictors of discrepancies between self-report and hair testing. Race was the most salient predictor of cocaine disagreement.”

“Even when other factors were controlled for, the self-report and hair test results for African Americans were more discrepant than for non-African Americans, a finding consistent with past studies (Fendrich, et al., 1999; Feucht, Stephens, & Walker, 1994).”

“In a large study of youth (9 − 20), underreporting of cocaine was documented with urine testing validation as well (Fendrich & Yanchun, 1994) where African Americans in comparison to Caucasians who were urine positive were about 6 times less likely to report cocaine use when other factors are controlled for.”

This is hardly new: ask a cop what happens when they pull over a black person for anything from a routine traffic stop to investigating a murder. ’99 percent tell us we are only doing that because they are black,’ said dozens and dozens of active and retired cops to me over the last five years.

What Butler wants, many cities already have: they are called Bronx juries -- where black people tend not to convict black defendants. Even Hollywood uber-liberal David Simon had to acknowledge that in his 2013 book:

The effect of race on the judicial system is freely acknowledged by prosecutors and defense attorneys-black and white alike -- although the issue is rarely raised directly in court. Race is instead a tacit presence that accompanies almost every panel of twelve into a Baltimore jury room. 

Once, in a rare display, a black defense attorney actually pointed to her own forearm while giving closing arguments to an all-black panel: “Brothers and sisters,” she said, as two white detectives went out of their minds in the back row of the gallery,“ I think we all know what this case is about.”

In a Cleveland nail salon, a black customer was raging in and out of the store when confronted with the manager who restrained her, then fought with her until the police arrived.

You can’t do this to me,” she said in a viral video. “I’m black… And besides, you are white and you don’t know shit.” A few days later a few dozen protestors gathered to remind reporters that putting your hands on a black woman for any reason is illegal. Even if she is trying to steal from you.

in Philadelphia, the NAACP is demanding the district attorney prosecute an Asian business owner after chasing and shooting a black robber with a knife -- and the businessman’s money.

The NAACP joined hundreds of parents and groups around the country who wonder why people with guns have to defend themselves against black people with bad intentions? Like the sister who said her brother should not have been shot during a home invasion robbery because “where else is he going to get his money?”

Or the parents who criticized the Pizza Hut employee for shooting their son while he was trying to rob them. After all, it wasn't their money and didn’t insurance cover it? So why did their son have to die just for committing an armed robbery?

Crime is the new black entitlement.

Down in Jackson, Mississippi, a black city councilman said the black leaders of that city should encourage black people to “throw rocks and bricks and bottles” at police if they chase black criminals into their town. “That will send a message we don’t want you in here.”

The councilman would also like the taxpayers of Jackson to pay for any loot that a black citizen may have stolen. Thus removing any other need for police to chase the “babies” in that city after they commit a crime.

And no: I would not expect you to believe it without seeing him say it here: Video: Crime Is The New Black Entitlement.

Next stop, Madison, Wisconsin: a black pastor who was a top official at the University of Wisconsin and who now sits on the bench as a judge, echoed the councilman about arresting black criminals: “I just dont think they should be prosecuting cases of people who steal from Wal-Mart,” said Dane County Judge Everett Mitchell. “I dont think Target -- or all those other big box places that have insurance -- should be using that as justification to use aggressive police practices.”

“They do that all the time to justify why they are going to over police our children,” said the judge.

The over-policing thing was a hot topic on the Democrat presidential campaign trail last year. Berry and Hillary each tried to outdo the other with the sympathy for the plight of the black criminal: Hillary talked about why more black people are in prison than white people “for no good reason.” And Bernie loved talking about the racist over-policing of black people as well.

“What we have to do is end over-policing in African-American neighborhoods,” Bernie said during the Democrat debate in Milwaukee. “The reality is that both the African American community and the white community do marijuana at about equal rates. Reality is four time as many blacks get arrested for marijuana.”

There’s that big lie again. And there are the thousands of reporters and public officials eager to repeat it with enthusiasm, without a trace of truth.

Let’s head over to Philadelphia to hear from Judge Wayne Bennett, who writes a blog called the "Field Negro." Bennett had just read one of the columns from the Great Thomas Sowell where he talked about the modest contributions of your humble correspondent to the field of black criminality and journalistic denial.

Sowell wanted to know how crime as the new black entitlement could happen. Bennett supplied a popular rationale: White people deserve it. 

“No matter how violent young black punks are towards white people, it will never make up for all the violence against people of color throughout this nation’s history.”

This judge could have been channeling the former President of the United States and thousands of those who worked for him and made black on white racial hostility mainstream.

One of the most active fronts in this fight for crime as the new black entitlement are the schools. For eight years, the Obama administration warned school officials throughout the country that there is no reason to believe there is any difference between white and black children when it comes to behavior and grades.

So any difference in discipline and academic performance can be the result of one cause only: White racism. 

That caused schools around the country to stop calling police for criminal offenses such as drug use and assault. And replace it with “restorative justice,” which involves lots of talking and lots of promises to never do it again.

In New York City, the mayor last week ordered city schools to “stop documenting” what school officials calls minor crimes such as drugs and other misconduct.

The reason is known to every teacher and administrator in America: Black students are victims of white racism in the classroom that causes teachers to pick on them for no reason whatsoever. Thus resulting in lower grades and more suspensions.

No more.

The list of public officials calling to make crime the new black entitlement is long and growing. Out in Kansas City, they liked their mayor Emmanual Cleaver so much they named a freeway after him.

Now he’s a congressman where he serves as an enthusiastic member of the Black Caucus: every member of that caucus at one time or another has agreed: Black people and white people commit the same amount of crime, but the only reason black people are arrested more often is because of too many police in black neighborhoods.

‘Take the police out of black neighborhoods and put them in white neighborhoods and you would have the same amount of crime,’ they say, over and over and over.

In Kansas City, large groups of black people descend dozens of times a year on that town’s entertainment district called the Country Club Plaza. There they cause violence and mayhem and property destruction with predictable regularity.

On one of Cleaver’s visits to his hometown, Cleaver told a local reporter he did not support curfews to outlaw the large scale black mob violence at the Plaza, because “all that would do is make a lot of black kids angry.” -- Colin Flaherty

Colin Flaherty is the author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller Don’t Make the Black Kids Angry. Many of the episodes in this article can be found by clicking here for a link to his YouTube channel.


Colin Flaherty  AmericanThinker.com April 4, 2017

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “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

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

    George Eliot

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    George Orwell

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

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

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

    Lyndon B. Johnson

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

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

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

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

    George Santayana

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "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

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

    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."

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

  • "I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “If 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?”

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "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

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

    Moliere

  • “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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

  • 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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

    American Citizen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

  • “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

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

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

    Doug Larson

  • "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)

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

  • 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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “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

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    WAG

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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)

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

    Jay Leno

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Plato

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Alfred Adler

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "A 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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    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”

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

  • "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."

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • 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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Confucious

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

  • "The 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)

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Tacitus

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

    Robert Frost

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “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)

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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"

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • “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 )

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

    Anne Coleman

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Francis Bacon

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

  • "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

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

    Aristotle

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

  • "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)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    Willis Player

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

    WAG

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Confucius

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "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)

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Madison

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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

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

    St. Augustine

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

  • "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)

  • 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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Author Unknown

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    American Patriot

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • 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 smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

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

    GR

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

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

  • "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

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

    David Stockman

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

    WAG

  • "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 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

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

    Rod Serling

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pat Flynn

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • “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)

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

  • "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

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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.

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    James Madison

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    John Kerry

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    WAG

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


    WAG

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Brad Thor

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

    George Berkeley

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

  • “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”

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Anatole France

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “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 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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    WAG

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • “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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • “The 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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh