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Academic Hoaxers Convince Journal To Publish 'Penis Causes Climate Change' Paper
Posted By: Letters on June 8, 2017 08:19 AM in COMMENT CORNER
Rick Moran  AmericanThinker.com Published on May 21, 2017


"Two academics submitted a paper to a publication called "Cogent Social Sciences" that exposed the entire academic "discipline" of "Gender Studies" to ridicule.

The professors - Peter Boghossian, a full-time faculty member in the Philosophy department at Portland State University, and James Lindsay, who has a doctorate in math and a background in physics - claimed in the paper that the male penis is not a genital organ, but rather a "social construct" and that male genitalia causes global warming.

The paper was laughably peer reviewed and published with only a few changes.

Breitbart's James Delingpole recalls a similar hoax from the 1990's:

They were hoping to emulate probably the most famous academic hoax in recent years: the Sokal Hoax – named after NYU and UCL physics professor Alan Sokal – who in 1996 persuaded an academic journal called Social Text to accept a paper titled “Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity”.

Sokal’s paper – comprising pages of impressive-sounding but meaningless pseudo-academic jargon – was written in part to demonstrate that humanities journals will publish pretty much anything so long as it sounds like “proper leftist thought;” and partly in order to send up the absurdity of so much post-modernist social science.

So, for this new spoof, Boghossian and Lindsay were careful to throw in lots of signifier phrases to indicate fashionable anti-male bias:

We intended to test the hypothesis that flattery of the academic Left’s moral architecture in general, and of the moral orthodoxy in gender studies in particular, is the overwhelming determiner of publication in an academic journal in the field. That is, we sought to demonstrate that a desire for a certain moral view of the world to be validated could overcome the critical assessment required for legitimate scholarship. Particularly, we suspected that gender studies is crippled academically by an overriding almost-religious belief that maleness is the root of all evil. On the evidence, our suspicion was justified.

They also took care to make it completely incomprehensible.

We didn’t try to make the paper coherent; instead, we stuffed it full of jargon (like “discursive” and “isomorphism”), nonsense (like arguing that hypermasculine men are both inside and outside of certain discourses at the same time), red-flag phrases (like “pre-post-patriarchal society”), lewd references to slang terms for the penis, insulting phrasing regarding men (including referring to some men who choose not to have children as being “unable to coerce a mate”), and allusions to rape (we stated that “manspreading,” a complaint levied against men for sitting with their legs spread wide, is “akin to raping the empty space around him”). After completing the paper, we read it carefully to ensure it didn’t say anything meaningful, and as neither one of us could determine what it is actually about, we deemed it a success.

Obscuring ignorant thought by filling an academic paper with incomprehensible jargon is the post-modernist way. When you reject context and definitions in favor of deconstructionism, all original intent of the author is lost and you can substitute any meaning you wish as long as it conforms to the leftist tenets accepted by other academics. 

The hoaxers simply took this notion to its logical - and humorous - extreme.

More than anything, the hoaxers proved that most academics in these fake disciplines have no sense of humor whatsoever. If they did, they would have immediately recognized how stupid the hoaxers' conclusions were. 

Parents sending their kids to college and paying tens of thousands of dollars to have their kids' heads filled with this nonsense, should demand a refund." -- Rick Moran


Rick Moran  AmericanThinker.com May 21, 2017

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • “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)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    American Patriot

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    John Wooden

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    Aristotle

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    George Mason

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

    George Washington

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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”

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    WAG

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Paul Proctor

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • “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

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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)

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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Luck

  • “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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

  • "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

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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

    John Wayne

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Orwell

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Enrico Fermi

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ann Landers

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

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

    Syrus

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

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

    Ian Fleming

  • 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

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

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "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)

  • “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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I'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

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    George Eliot

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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)

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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

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

    Rick Perry

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ted Nugent

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Jack Abramoff

  • “It 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

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

    Mark Twain

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander the Great

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Anne Coleman

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • 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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "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"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Confucious

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    Aristotle

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

    William Pitt

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A 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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    WAG

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Mark Twain

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

    C. S. Lewis

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

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

    Galileo

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    George Washington

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

  • "Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    George Santayana

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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?”

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

    Jon Roland (1976)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Steven Wright

  • “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

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

    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

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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    GR

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Henry Ford

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Winston Churchill

  • 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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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”

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Anatole France

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

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

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

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

    Socrates

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Howard Buffett

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    George Berkeley

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    American Citizen

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

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • “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 )

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    James Madison

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • 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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Bob Hope

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Leo Durocher

  • “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

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

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

    Tacitus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    WAG

  • "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.

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Larry Elder

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    WAG

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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

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

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    James Madison

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Unknown

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • 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.

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • 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

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Jay Leno

  • "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

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    James Bovard

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Chinese proverb

  • 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.”

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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.

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Wooden

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Jimi Hendrix