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July 19, 2018

BOOK NOOK

"Professional leftists are going berserk over a yet-to-be-released book documenting the breathtaking graft and anticipatory bribes that foreign governments and mega-multinationals gave the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton’s years at the State Department.

This progressive apoplexy is being generated by a bombshell of a book that won’t even hit the bookstands for another 10 days. The opus terrifying left-wingers is Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich, by acclaimed best-selling author Peter Schweizer.

The most disturbing allegation to emerge thus far from the book is that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her blessing to a financial transaction that handed partial control of America’s strategically important uranium resources to Vladimir Putin’s Russia after investors paid off her husband and gave huge donations to the Clinton Foundation.

“While the United States gets one-fifth of its electrical power from nuclear plants, it produces only around 20 percent of the uranium it needs, and most plants have only 18 to 36 months of reserves,” the New York Times [2] reports, citing Marin Katusa, chief energy investment strategist for Casey Research.

The newspaper’s report on the shady Canadian company Uranium One, which controls some U.S. uranium facilities, “is based on dozens of interviews, as well as a review of public records and securities filings in Canada, Russia and the United States.” The newspaper acknowledges that “[s]ome of the connections between Uranium One and the Clinton Foundation were unearthed by Peter Schweizer … [who] provided a preview of material in the book to The Times, which scrutinized his information and built upon it with its own reporting.”

From 2005 through 2011 investors in Uranium One reportedly donated to the Clinton Foundation. In 2010 Bill Clinton took $500,000 from an investment bank to give a speech in Russia. The bank had a “buy” rating on Uranium One stock and connections to the Russian government. Eventually the Kremlin gained 100 percent control over Uranium One through a subsidiary of Rosatom, a corporation owned by the Russian government.

Secretary Clinton was supposed to disclose the millions of dollars that the chairman of Uranium One gave to her foundation through his family foundation while various agencies within the Obama administration were reviewing the deal.

So now the expansionist successor nation to the Soviet Union, which seeks to revive its old empire, controls a large swath of American uranium that is needed to produce nuclear weapons. Multiple federal agencies apart from the State Department signed off on the deal, so it is inconceivable that President Obama did not know about the circumstances that led to the Russian takeover of Uranium One. And remember that Obama, who is now working hard to help the Islamic Republic of Iran get nuclear weapons, was caught on a hot mike at a nuclear summit in March 2012 assuring then-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, “After my election I have more flexibility.”

Because this scandal involves the energy sector, “this is Teapot Dome [3] times 10,” radio host Mark Levin said yesterday, alluding to the infamous 1920s corruption saga involving the secret leasing of federal oil reserves that unfolded during the administration of Warren G. Harding. Although President Harding, a Republican, is not thought to have participated in the unlawful activities, senior administration officials were involved. The scandal took a great toll on the president’s well-being and he died before all the facts came out.

And the fact that the Senate yesterday confirmed the grossly unqualified radical left-winger Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general (on a vote of 56 to 43) seems to guarantee Hillary and Bill Clinton will never be prosecuted for their crimes. Like Attorney General Eric Holder, Lynch, who isn’t qualified to handle parking ticket prosecutions, has made it clear that she has no intention of enforcing laws she doesn’t like. Surely this is doubly true when it comes to investigating fellow Democrats.

It needs to be said that many of the so-called donations to the glorified slush fund, whose current name is the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, doubtless came with expectations of receiving something more than a discount at the Clinton presidential library’s gift shop. Surely some gifts were given to curry favor with Mrs. Clinton when she was secretary of state and also to purchase influence over her in the (cataclysmic) event she becomes president of the United States. Many donations came from governments in Muslim countries where women are badly treated, a fact that should not reflect well on Hillary the feminist icon.

Say what you will about the Clintons – they’re awfully adept at getting paid. They are corrupt to the core and have been ever since Bill was sworn in as attorney general of Arkansas in 1979. Everyone in official Washington, where one of the Clintons’ homes sits opposite the Royal Danish Embassy, knows this.

On the campaign trail Hillary dissed Clinton Cash:

“[I’ll be] subjected to all kinds of distractions and attacks, and I’m ready for that. I know that that comes, unfortunately, with the territory, it is, I think, worth noting that Republicans seem to be talking only about me. I don’t know what they’d talk about if I weren’t in the race.”

Indeed, Republicans are talking about Hillary.  Rush Limbaugh is wisecracking, calling the philanthropy the “Clinton Crime Family Foundation” while presidential aspirant Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) brags that Clinton Cash is filled with “big news” that will “shock people” and make voters “question” Mrs. Clinton’s candidacy.

A preliminary thumbs-up from the New York Times

In a delightful understatement, Amy Chozick of the New York Times [4] observes that “[t]he timing [of the book’s release] is problematic for Mrs. Clinton as she begins a campaign to position herself as a ‘champion for everyday Americans.’”

The book, “a 186-page investigation of donations made to the Clinton Foundation by foreign entities — is proving the most anticipated and feared book of a presidential cycle still in its infancy.” The work “asserts that foreign entities who made payments to the Clinton Foundation and to Mr. Clinton through high speaking fees received favors from Mrs. Clinton’s State Department in return.”

“We will see a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds,” Schweizer writes.

Schweizer “writes mainly in the voice of a neutral journalist and meticulously documents his sources, including tax records and government documents, while leaving little doubt about his view of the Clintons,” according to Chozick.

“His reporting largely focuses on payments made to Mr. Clinton for speeches, which increased while his wife served as secretary of state, writing that ‘of the 13 Clinton speeches that fetched $500,000 or more, only two occurred during the years his wife was not secretary of state.’ In 2011, Mr. Clinton made $13.3 million in speaking fees for 54 speeches, the majority of which were made overseas, the author writes.”

Schweizer gives the Clintons’ income as at least $136.5 million from 2001 to 2012, citing a sum previously used by the Washington Post. “During Hillary’s years of public service, the Clintons have conducted or facilitated hundreds of large transactions” with foreign governments and individuals, according to the book. “Some of these transactions have put millions in their own pockets.”

Then-Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) prophetically warned of the corruption that the foundation was likely to generate.

“The Clinton Foundation exists as a temptation for any foreign entity or government that believes it could curry favor through a donation,” he said during Mrs. Clinton’s confirmation process in 2009. “It also sets up potential problems with any action taken by the secretary of state in relation to foreign givers or their countries.”

Because America’s top diplomat cannot recuse herself from foreign policy decisions, “the bottom line is that even well-intentioned foreign donations carry risks for U.S. foreign policy.”

Foreigners paying to play

One of the author’s examples is a Colombian free-trade pact that boosted a major Clinton Foundation donor’s investments in that country. Schweizer also reveals that Bill Clinton accepted $1 million from a Canadian bank and a major investor in the Keystone XL oil pipeline around the time the U.S. Department of State was examining the project.

From the Clinton Foundation’s creation, foreign donors have comprised one-third of all donors giving more than $1 million and more than half of donors who gave $5 million or more, the Washington Post reported two months ago.

The Clintons said their charity would accept only State Department-vetted donations from foreign governments while Mrs. Clinton served as secretary of state. They must have been crossing their fingers behind their backs because they broke that promise.A world-class spin doctor, Bill Clinton argued it was “a good thing” that these foreign governments fed his family’s hungry money machine, the New York Times reported last month.

“I think it is a good thing—for example, the U.A.E. gave us money,” he said, referencing the United Arab Emirates. “Do we agree with everything they do? No. But they are helping us fight ISIS, and they built a great university with NYU, open to people around the world. And they have helped us support the work that this foundation does. … Do I agree with all the foreign policy of Saudi Arabia? No.”

Clinton-watchers know that the former first family’s philanthropy has always been a vehicle to promote the Clintons. Although critics admit the Clinton Foundation has done some good in the world, they note that over the last few years it had become an unofficial headquarters for Hillary Clinton’s then-unannounced 2016 presidential bid.

The Clintons have treated their foundation as a means of avoid pesky campaign finance laws. These two lawyers know that foreign nationals (except for lawful U.S. permanent residents) are not allowed to donate to or spend funds in any federal, state, or local elections in the U.S., whether directly or indirectly. The Clinton Foundation, they must have reasoned, would serve as a buffer between them and foreign donors. It would also allow them to plausibly deny that donations to the foundation were bribes or campaign contributions.

Democrats have long viewed campaign finance laws as a nuisance that can be worked around. In 1996 Bill Clinton’s reelection campaign took money from the Communist Chinese government and in 2008 the Obama campaign switched off basic security measures on its website that could have prevented donations from non-Americans.

Broken promises from the Clintons

The foundation also failed to honor its promise to provide timely disclosure of donations it received from foreign sources. The Clinton Foundation’s CEO, Bruce R. Lindsey, signed a Memorandum of Understanding [5] on Dec. 12, 2008 with Valerie Jarrett, who at that time was co-chairing President-elect Obama’s transition team. It provided that “During any service by Senator Clinton as Secretary of State, the Foundation will publish annually the names of all new contributors.”

In the beginning the philanthropy did publish the names of more than 200,000 donors, “[b]ut in a breach of the pledge, the charity’s flagship health program, which spends more than all of the other foundation initiatives put together, stopped making the annual disclosure in 2010,” Reuters reports [6]. Officials at the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the foundation said no complete donors list for the Clinton charities has been released since 2010.

At The Federalist, Sean Davis questions [7] the work the philanthropy does. “When anyone contributes to the Clinton Foundation,” he writes, “it actually goes toward fat salaries, administrative bloat, and lavish travel.”

His research reveals that the foundation raised more than $500 million between 2009 and 2012. Just 15 percent of that ($75 million) went to program grants, while $25 million covered the cost of travel. Almost $110 million was spent on employee salaries and benefits, and an astonishing $290 million, or close to 60 percent of the half billion dollars, was categorized as “other expenses.”

“Official IRS forms do not list cigar or dry-cleaning expenses as a specific line item,” Davis snickers. “The Clinton Foundation may well be saving lives, but it seems odd that the costs of so many life-saving activities would be classified by the organization itself as just random, miscellaneous expenses.”

The Emoluments Clause of the Constitution and federal law have long prevented U.S. officials from accepting money from abroad, he adds.

Hillary fights back

Meanwhile, the campaign team of the Benghazi bungler whose bid for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination is so far only being challenged [8] by a massively unpopular party-switching former governor of the smallest state in the Union, must be panicking at the impending May 5 release of Clinton Cash. The campaign has released its attack dogs.

Hillary 2016 national press secretary Brian Fallon sent out a memo [9] to surrogates and allies, detailing easily digestible lies that can be told about Clinton Cash.

“These types of books are standard fare in political campaigns now, and this one is clearly part of a coordinated Republican strategy,” the memo states. “But this is not the first work of partisan-fueled fiction about Hillary Clinton’s record, and we know it will not be the last.”

“The book relies on distortions of widely available data that the Clinton Foundation already makes public on its own,” reads the memo. “The author attempts to repackage and twist these previously known facts into absurd conspiracy theories.”

The leftists at the Center for American Progress and Media Matters for America who are on the George Soros payroll are doing their best to smear Schweizer, who serves as president of the Government Accountability Institute. That nonprofit declares on its website that its mission is “to investigate and expose crony capitalism, misuse of taxpayer monies, and other governmental corruption or malfeasance.” It criticizes pretty well everybody on Capitol Hill, whether Democrat or Republican. Schweizer was a speechwriting consultant in George W. Bush’s White House. He was also a consultant to NBC News and William J. Casey Research Fellow at Stanford University’s prestigious Hoover Institution.

After admitting he hadn’t read the book, Media Matters founder David Brock, a former Clinton detractor turned Clinton bootlicker, made a fool out of himself on MSNBC [10] as he came under attack by left-wing co-host Mika Brzezinski on “Morning Joe.”

“I think this is a political put-up job, and I can smell it from a mile away,” said Brock, the king of political put-up jobs, an admitted liar [11] whose fibbing and smear operations are exhaustively documented and whose organization [12] has a history of lying to protect Hillary.

Brzezinski was outraged when Brock deflected a question about whether Clinton Cash might contain information about a reciprocal relationship between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department. Brock said it’s a non-issue because his pal Hillary coughed up more than 55,000 pages of her emails from her time in the Obama administration.

Brzezinski interjected, “That’s not the question,” indicating she was referring to the 30,000 or so emails Clinton acknowledged were deleted. “There’s no answer, is there?” Brzezinski said. Brock was dismissive of the female journalist, replying that the email printouts that the State Department will at some point release will elucidate Clinton’s official duties.

“No, David,” Brzezinski said.

“That’s the way the law works, Mika,” Brock replied, saying that individual government agencies are allowed to make their own policies on how their records should be archived.

Brzezinski bristled at that answer and said angrily, “No, actually, David, you don’t have to give me a lesson on the regulations of the State Department.”

It was great television, especially considering the network some call “MSDNC” isn’t known for doing journalism.

The Center for American Progress, a so-called action tank founded by Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign manager John Podesta (who was also White House Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton), attacked the book [13] in a ThinkProgress blog post by Aviva Shen.

Shen seems to apply the criminal law proof standard of “beyond a reasonable doubt” to a book that doesn’t pretend to be a prosecutor’s brief. She asserts that the evidence in the book is largely circumstantial and isn’t sufficiently airtight to convict the Clintons in court, an obvious fact conceded by the book’s author. (Actually, criminal defense lawyers are painfully aware that circumstantial evidence is often very persuasive.)

Shen relies on innuendoes and the lies, distortions, and half-truths that Media Matters is using to attack the author. She implies that a media conspiracy is afoot to get Hillary. There is “an unusual arrangement [in which] several top media outlets have reportedly agreed to further investigate some of the issues raised in the book.”

She ought to be pleased that the New York Times and Washington Post, two venerable left-wing newspapers, have agreed to go after storylines from the book and fact-check its claims. That’s not a conspiracy. To object to these upcoming inquiries from the nation’s most esteemed liberal-progressive media outlets is to reveal oneself as a Hillary hack.

In modern publishing such an arrangement isn’t at all unusual, and just because media outlets have agreed to investigate the Clintons doesn’t mean their reporting is destined to be unfair to them. An argument can also be made that author Schweizer is seizing the moral high ground by allowing the media to vet his research before the book comes out. He is saying, check me out: I dare you.

That’s not good enough for the Left, which is throwing whatever it can at Schweizer in the hope that something, anything sticks.

Gossip site Salon’s hit-and-run blogger Heather Digby Parton, known for her overblown, hyperbolic writing style, revisionism, and disdain for facts that don’t fit the leftist narrative, attacks Schweizer as “a right-wing propagandist.” Digby, as she is known, attempts to slime Schweizer by likening the new book to the spectacular 2004 expose, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, which saved the nation from having a phony patriot who falsely accused the U.S. of war crimes as president. Unfit for Command was a “work of fiction,” she opines, that took the 2004 “election by storm.”

“It was an audacious move and it paid off,” Parton pontificates. “One can certainly understand why they’d try it again.”

Parton can’t accept that the consortium of influential media outlets that is running with Clinton Cash is doing so because the book seems to be an impressive work of journalism on a subject that demands to be explored. It could even be Hillary’s undoing.

The Old Gray Lady’s reporter explained why Clinton Cash could present big problems for the sleazy, silverware-stealing Clintons in their quest to return to the White House:

“In the long lead up to Mrs. Clinton’s campaign announcement, aides proved adept in swatting down critical books as conservative propaganda, including Edward Klein’s ‘Blood Feud,’ about tensions between the Clintons and the Obamas, and Daniel Halper’s ‘Clinton Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.’

“But ‘Clinton Cash’ is potentially more unsettling, both because of its focused reporting and because major news organizations including The Times, The Washington Post and Fox News have exclusive agreements with the author to pursue the story lines found in the book.”

Endless corruption

In just the last few days those media organizations have dug up a mountain of dirt on the Clintons and their cash register of a foundation. And reporting byReuters [14] has already forced the Clinton Foundation to admit that its IRS filings from 2010 through 2012 and those of its Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) from 2012 and 2013 are works of fiction. The foundation is not ruling out revisiting its IRS filings going back 15 years.

According to Reuters, “[f]or three years in a row beginning in 2010, the Clinton Foundation reported to the IRS that it received zero in funds from foreign and U.S. governments, a dramatic fall-off from the tens of millions of dollars in foreign government contributions reported in preceding years.”

All this evidence of wrongdoing is hard to ignore.

Left-wing reporter Ron Fournier, who occasionally suffers fits of candor, cautions against dismissing [15] the book. A recent column was subtitled, “I don’t know what’s in Peter Schweizer’s book. But I know what the Clintons are capable of.”

The Clinton Foundation “is both an admirable charity and a shadow political operation awash in conflicts of interest … The seedy side of the foundation is a legitimate campaign issue … They violated an ethics agreement with the Obama White House. Hillary Clinton deleted most emails she sent and received as secretary of State, including any concerning the foundation or its donors.”

The Clinton smear machine, he notes, has kicked into high gear.

“Gennifer Flowers. Cattle futures. The White House travel office. Rose Law Firm files. The Lincoln Bedroom. Monica Lewinsky. And now, the Clinton Foundation. What ties these stories together is the predictable, paint-by-numbers response from the Bill and Hillary Clinton political operation.

“1. Deny: Salient questions are dodged, and evidence goes missing. The stone wall is built.

“2. Deflect: Blame is shifted, usually to Republicans and the media.

“3. Demean: People who question or criticize the Clintons get tarred as right-wing extremists, hacks, nuts, or sluts.”

The Clintons are so predictable. So tedious.

The left-wing activists who are already trying to blunt the book’s effect on Hillary Clinton are hurling mud at its author because that’s all they have. If they possessed actual evidence undermining the contents of Clinton Cash, they would use it.

Instead they demonize Schweizer, in accordance with a famous exhortation by Rules for Radicals author Saul Alinsky, Hillary’s beloved personal mentor. He urged the small-c communist agitators of his day to “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”

Making up stuff about enemies is standard operating procedure for the Left, especially in an era in which community organizers and other radical activists have absorbed Alinsky by osmosis.

Facts have never mattered to the Left; only winning matters." -- Matthew Vadum/FrontPageMag.com (4/24/15)

URLs in this post:

 [2] New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/24/us/cash-flowed-to-clinton-foundation-as-russians-pressed-for-control-of-uranium-company.html?smid=fb-share&_r=1  

[3] Teapot Dome: http://www.britannica.com/ebchecked/topic/585252/teapot-dome-scandal

[4] New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/us/politics/new-book-clinton-cash-questions-foreign-donations-to-foundation.html

[5] Memorandum of Understanding: http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/sections/news/understanding.pdf

[6] Reuters reports: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/19/us-usa-clinton-donations-iduskbn0mf2fq20150319

[7] questions: http://thefederalist.com/2015/03/02/the-u-s-constitution-actually-bans-hillarys-foreign-government-payola/

[8] is so far only being challenged: http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/matthew-vadum/clinton-campaign-chaos/

[9] a memo: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/04/hillary-clinton-memo-details-attack-plan-117222.html

[10] made a fool out of himself on MSNBC: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/21/morning-joe-david-brock-mika-brzezinski-hillary-clinton-emails_n_7107958.html

[11] an admitted liar: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/chatterbox/2002/03/david_brock_liar.html

[12] whose organization: http://www.frontpagemag.com/2015/matthew-vadum/dems-spin-furiously-for-hillary/

[13] attacked the book: http://thinkprogress.org/election/2015/04/21/3649392/clinton-cash/

[14] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/23/us-usa-election-clinton-taxes-exclusive-iduskbn0ne0ca20150423

[15] cautions against dismissing: http://www.nationaljournal.com/2016-elections/hillary-clinton-clinton-foundation-ron-fournier-20150422

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Aristotle

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    George Mason

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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


    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    David Stockman

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

  • 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

  • “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

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

    WAG

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Unknown

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

  • “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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    James Madison

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Will Rogers

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

  • "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)

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

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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

  • “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 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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

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

    Moliere

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "It 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."

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    John Adams

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Harry Truman

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Aristotle

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Alexander Pope

  • “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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    American Patriot

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • "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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ayn Rand

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

  • 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.

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    John Wayne

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Author Unknown

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 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

  • "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

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    George Sutherland

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

    James Madison

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    WAG

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

    Anonymous

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George W. Bush

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Thomas Edison

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

  • "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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Ian Fleming

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    George Washington

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    David Letterman

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anatole France

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

    Demosthenes

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "A 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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Plato

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Confucious

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    WAG

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    James Madison

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Dickens

  • “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)

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Jacques Barzun

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

    Rod Serling

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    WAG

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

    Ann Landers

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

    James Madison

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Orwell

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Anne Coleman

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

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

    Confucius

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    WAG

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Socrates

  • "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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "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)

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Thomas Edison

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

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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    WAG

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Tullius Cicero

  • "I 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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

  • 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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    George Washington

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "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 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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    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"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Cherokee proverb

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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "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.

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

    Syrus

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    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."

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    WAG

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

  • “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 )

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

    Cal Thomas

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    John Adams

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

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    John Adams

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Progressive apologist

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine"

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

  • "To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense"

    WAG

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

    St. Augustine

  • “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”

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    James Bovard

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Douglas Casey

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

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

    WAG

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    George Eliot

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    John Wooden

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    James Madison

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    W. C. Fields

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

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "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

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

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

  • “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

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

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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Mason

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Charlotte

  • 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

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Luck

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    John Wooden

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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)

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

    Frederick Douglass

  • "The 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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)

  • "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

  • "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.

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    GR

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Rick Perry

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

    Galileo

  • “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)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

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

    Steven Wright

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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)

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    George Santayana

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Sam Adams

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

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Voltaire

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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Plato

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

    Doug Christie

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

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

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Peter Drucker

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    William Pitt

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    Government Motto

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

    Edmund Burke

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