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June 27, 2017

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the truest form of freedom" --

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TAXES
"For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle" -- Winston Churchill

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The IRONY Board
"The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive." -- Robert A. Heinlein

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LIAR'S LAIR
“The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie” -- Ann Landers

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COMMENT CORNER
“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

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WELFARE
"The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have." -- WAG

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand" -- Mark Twain
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing" -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
"Don't steal - The government hates competition" --
Tags: government,

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LANGUAGE
"Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly" --
Tags: language,

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LIAR'S LAIR
''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.'' -- Charlotte

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INSPIRATIONAL
"It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man." -- Psalm 118:8

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MONEY
“The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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

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MYTHS
"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

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HUMAN NATURE
"You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"It is never too late to be what you might have been" -- George Eliot
"One man with courage is a majority" -- Thomas Jefferson

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HUMAN NATURE
"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

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

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POLITICS
"Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth" -- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Tags: Liberalism, Truth,

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SPORTS
"Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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

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MEDIA
“The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.” -- Thomas Paine
Tags: Media Bias,

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DEBT
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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VOTER FRAUD
"The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything." --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid." -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"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." --

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POLITICS
"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
Tags: Republicans,

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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
Tags: Freedom, Liberty,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion" -- Liberal when confronted with reality

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IGNORANCE
“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

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COMMENT CORNER
"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

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CRONY CAPITALISM
“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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HUMAN NATURE
"The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Character,

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
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. --
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't" -- Mark Twain

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POLITICS
“There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil” -- Ayn Rand
Tags: Evil,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." -- Mark Twain

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CULTURE
"In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Patriotism,

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COMMENT CORNER
"Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened" --

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." -- Sir Walter Scott

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IGNORANCE
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -- George Santayana

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HUMAN NATURE
“If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie” -- Paul Jacob
Tags: Truth,

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COMMENT CORNER
"Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin" -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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GOVERNMENT
"We are a government of laws, and not of men" -- John Adams

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MONEY
"Spend other people's money as though it was your own" -- WAG

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

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POLITICS
"Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it" -- Edmund Burke

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan." -- Abraham Lincoln

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COMMENT CORNER
"Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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IGNORANCE
"Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it." --

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval" -- Mark Twain

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader" -- Dean Acheson

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HEALTHCARE
"Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state." -- Vladimir Lenin

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COMMENT CORNER
"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.

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GOVERNMENT
“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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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

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GOVERNMENT
“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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable." -- WAG

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TAXES
“Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed” -- Robert A. Heinlein

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” -- Vince Lombardi

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today" -- Cherokee proverb

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LIAR'S LAIR
“Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.” --

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IGNORANCE
"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

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WELFARE
"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

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ABORTION
"A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members." -- Mahatma Ghandi

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HUMAN NATURE
“It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think." -- Eugene Ionesco

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GOVERNMENT
"That government governs best that governs least" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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LAW
"Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government" -- Paul Craig Roberts

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COMMENT CORNER
“A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is." -- Jack Miner
Tags: Character,

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive." --

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IGNORANCE
"Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well" -- WAG

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LIAR'S LAIR
"If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics." -- WAG

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PC Patrol
"Political correctness is tyranny with manners." -- Charlton Heston

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WEATHER
"Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get" -- Mark Twain

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HUMAN NATURE
"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" . -- Martin Luther King, Jr

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Bureaucracy Blues
"The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty" -- Eugene McCarthy

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IGNORANCE
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge." -- Benjamin Disraeli
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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IGNORANCE
"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

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Road To Rome
“Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Evil,

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates" -- Tacitus
Tags: Government,

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LAW
“The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them” -- Jason Laumark
Tags: Constitution,

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POLITICS
"There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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Road To Rome
"We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional." -- WAG

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated" -- Mohandas Gandhi

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TOLERANCE
"Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing" --
Tags: tolerance,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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GOVERNMENT
“Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Liberty,

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IGNORANCE
"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest” -- Benjamin Franklin

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PERSPECTIVE
"The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Knowledge,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Defeat,

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PERSPECTIVE
“A goal without a plan is just a wish” -- Larry Elder

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HUMAN NATURE
"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

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The IRONY Board
"Irony is the hygiene of the mind." -- Elizabeth Bibesco

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Road To Rome
"Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace" -- Rod Serling
Tags: Logic, Truth,

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TAXES
"The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax" -- Albert Einstein
Tags: income tax,

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THE INTIMIDATORS
"Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action." -- Ian Fleming

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it" -- Harry S. Truman

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Heroes get remembered - but legends never die" --

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

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

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

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TAXES
"What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will" --

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YOUTH
The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it" -- Albert Einstein

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FIRST AMENDMENT
"If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." -- George Washington
Tags: Free Speech,

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HUMAN NATURE
“Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom” -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Honesty,

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LAW
"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
Tags: Constitution,

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
“What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.” -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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PERSPECTIVE
"The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread" --

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IGNORANCE
“Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.” -- Bertrand Russell
Tags: Education,

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BUSINESS
"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
Tags: Banks,

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HUMAN NATURE
"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them" -- Alfred Adler

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PARENTING
"Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach" --
Tags: parenting,

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VOTER FRAUD
"If voting made a difference, it would be illegal" --

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IGNORANCE
“Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge” -- Rudy Giuliani
Tags: Knowledge,

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Barack Obama
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” -- Aldous Huxley

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GUN CONTROL
"Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." -- George Washington

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder" -- George Washington

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DEBT
"Debt is the worst poverty." -- Thomas Fuller

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

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PERSPECTIVE
“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
Tags: Power,
"If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary" --

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RELIGION
“My greatest thought is my accountability to God” -- Daniel Webster

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Comedy is tragedy plus time" -- Woody Allen

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INSPIRATIONAL
"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." -- Thomas Jefferson

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Lies serve to influence the ignorant" -- WAG

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HEROES
“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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly." -- Anonymous
Tags: Friendship,

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The IRONY Board
"Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does." -- Paul Horgan

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Few men think, yet all will have opinions" -- George Berkeley

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Drinking,

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

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Revisionists' Row
“It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.” -- Joseph Stalin

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GOVERNMENT
"Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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IGNORANCE
"The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see" -- Ayn Rand

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Road To Rome
"Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything” -- David Stockman
Tags: Government,

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POLITICS
"An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood." --
Tags: Ignorance,

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GOVERNMENT
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
Tags: Congress,

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"Go put your creed into your deed." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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TAXES
“Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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Cynic’s Sanctum
"Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place." -- WAG

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Road To Rome
“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy” -- James Madison

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POLITICS
"Democracy is the road to socialism." -- Karl Marx

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HUMAN NATURE
"The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money" -- Margaret Thatcher

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SPORTS
"One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it" -- Knute Rockne

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MONEY
“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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"When in doubt tell the truth" -- Mark Twain

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RELIGION
Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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GUN CONTROL
"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

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MONEY
"Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries." -- Douglas Casey

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MISCELLANEOUS
"True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost" -- Charles Caleb Colton
Tags: Friendship,
"Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Ronald Reagan,

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GUN CONTROL
“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” --

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves." -- Author Unknown

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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PERSPECTIVE
“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” -- Lou Holtz

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COMMENT CORNER
"An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it." --

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IGNORANCE
“Wisdom is the chief element of happiness” -- Sophocles

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Moral Courage,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures." -- WAG
Tags: Failure,

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COMMENT CORNER
"Today is tomorrow’s past" --

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IGNORANCE
"If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority." -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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Road To Rome
"We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front" --
“There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” -- John Adams (1826)

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MONEY
"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
Tags: Bankers,

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Road To Rome
“Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it” --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser." -- Professor Irwin Corey
Tags: Drinking,

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." -- Winston Churchill

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" -- Mark Twain

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POLITICS
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies” -- Groucho Marx

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HUMAN NATURE
“The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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GOVERNMENT
"Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy" -- Winston Churchill
Tags: Socialism,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His" -- WAG
"Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live" -- Mark Twain

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IGNORANCE
"Only an educated and informed people will be a free people" -- John F. Kennedy

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RELIGION
“It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.” -- Patrick Henry
Tags: Tyranny,

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HUMAN NATURE
"Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow" -- Mark Twain

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed" -- WAG

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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats." -- WAG

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POLITICS
"In politics, stupidity is not a handicap" -- Napoleon Bonaparte
Tags: Ignorance,

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COMEDY - HUMOR
We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public" --

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TOLERANCE
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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IGNORANCE
“He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked” -- Voltaire

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VOTER FRAUD
"The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do" -- Joseph Stalin

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MILITARY
"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace" -- George Washington

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POLITICS
"One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results." -- Milton Friedman

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Road To Rome
“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty." -- James Madison
Tags: Tyranny,

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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MONEY
“Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws” -- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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Road To Rome
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -- Martin Luther King Jr.

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IGNORANCE
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity" -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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GUN CONTROL
"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)

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MISCELLANEOUS
“It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity” -- Robert David Steele (CIA)

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest" -- Mark Twain

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FIRST AMENDMENT
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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Every morning is the dawn of a new error." --

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LIAR'S LAIR
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense" -- Mark Twain

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Road To Rome
“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)

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BIRTH CERTIFICATE
"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)

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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Road To Rome
“Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
"The road to hell is paved with good intentions" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are" -- John Wooden
Tags: Character,

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COMMENT CORNER
"You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth." --

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GOVERNMENT
"One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results." -- Milton Friedman

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry" -- Maya Angelou

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing" -- Miecyslaw Kasprzyk
Tags: Evil,

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IGNORANCE
“I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority” -- American Citizen

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

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IGNORANCE
“Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience" -- Anonymous
Tags: idiot,

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it" --

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COMMENT CORNER
"TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Morality,
"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

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JUST BLAME BUSH
"Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?" -- Rush Limbaugh

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PC Patrol
"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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government" -- Thomas Jefferson

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SPORTS
"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf" -- Bob Hope

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COMMENT CORNER
May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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PERSPECTIVE
"You can observe a lot just by watchin" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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Road To Rome
"Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Banks,

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LAW
"Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat" -- Mark Twain

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MONEY
"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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for... --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading." -- Paul Horning

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Road To Rome
"The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." -- George Orwell
Tags: Truth,

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DEBT
"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

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go" --

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COMMENT CORNER
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Winston Churchill

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

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MEDIA
"Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves" -- WAG

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable" -- Mark Twain

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ELDERLY
"Gray hair is God's graffiti" -- Bill Cosby

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value" -- Albert Einstein

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
“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

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IGNORANCE
"People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge." -- Lao-tzu
Tags: Knowledge,

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CULTURE
“Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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DEBT
"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

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GOVERNMENT
"Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program" -- Milton Friedman

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CULTURE
"If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?" -- WAG

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.” --

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INSPIRATIONAL
“When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE” -- Jimi Hendrix

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TAXES
“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)

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HUMAN NATURE
"Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart." --
Tags: Failure,
"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men" -- Thomas Henry Huxley

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BUSINESS
“I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.” -- Danny Schecter
Tags: Wall Street,

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YOUTH
"A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child" -- Chinese fortune cookie

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COMMENT CORNER
"Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work." --

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” -- Edmund Burke

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MILITARY
”In war there is no substitute for victory” -- General Douglas MacArthur

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HUMAN NATURE
“Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure" --

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POLITICS
"The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope" -- Karl Marx

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"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." --
Tags: Bureaucracy,

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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

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DEBT
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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GOVERNMENT
"Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt" -- Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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MISCELLANEOUS
"I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty" -- Strom Thurmond

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

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IGNORANCE
"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever." -- Chinese Proverb

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COMMENT CORNER
"If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target" --

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it." -- Mark Twain

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YOUTH
“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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GOVERNMENT
“The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Government,

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

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RELIGION
"It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible." -- George Washington

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GUN CONTROL
"For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote" --
Tags: Tyranny,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration" -- Thomas Edison
Tags: Preperation,

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VOTER FRAUD
"It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes" -- Joseph Stalin
Tags: Joseph Stalin,

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RACE
"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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not." -- H.L. Mencken

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

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MILITARY
"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

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ABORTION
"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
Tags: Abortion,

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt." -- Sam Adams

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PERSPECTIVE
"The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy" -- Anonymous

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

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

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The Waste Wing
"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

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YOUTH
"No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child" -- Abraham Lincoln

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IGNORANCE
“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” -- George Orwell

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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

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VOTER FRAUD
"Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent" -- Ayn Rand

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COMMENT CORNER
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." -- Thomas Edison
“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past” --

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BUSINESS
"A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it" -- Bob Hope
Tags: Banks,

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WELFARE
"Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government" -- James Madison

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LIAR'S LAIR
“If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything” -- Mark Twain
Tags: Honesty, Truth,

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.” -- Martin Van Buren

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IGNORANCE
“I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said." -- William F. Buckley Jr.

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TAXES
“Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation” -- Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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POLITICS
"In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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Road To Rome
“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

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GUN CONTROL
"Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns" -- Thomas Jefferson

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GOVERNMENT
“Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it” --
Tags: government,

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

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

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Road To Rome
"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

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GUN CONTROL
"The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment" --

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COMMENT CORNER
"Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish" --

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PERSPECTIVE
"I know of no way to judge the future but by the past" --
"You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror" -- WAG

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IGNORANCE
“Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.” -- WAG

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- Mark Twain

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GUN CONTROL
"One man with a gun can control 100 without one" -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"No Man is a Failure who has Friends" -- It's A Wonderful Life
Tags: Failure,

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WELFARE
"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
Tags: compassion,

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IGNORANCE
“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all" -- John F. Kennedy
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,

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POLITICS
"Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth" -- Ronald Reagan

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up" -- Mark Twain

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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GUN CONTROL
"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

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Bureaucracy Blues
“Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions” --
Tags: bureaucracy,

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RELIGION
"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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“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 )
Tags: Tyranny,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"This is like deja vu all over again" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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PERSPECTIVE
“The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it” -- Ayn Rand

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LIAR'S LAIR
“A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.” -- Edgar J. Mohn

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PARENTING
"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

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GUN CONTROL
"An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject" --

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LAW
“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
Tags: Constitution,

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RELIGION
“Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith" -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.” -- Napoléon Bonaparte

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GOVERNMENT
"The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools." -- Herbert Spencer

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IGNORANCE
"Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes." -- WAG

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GOVERNMENT
"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
Tags: Socialism,

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Road To Rome
"Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change" --

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

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The IRONY Board
"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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom" -- Mark Twain

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” -- Voltaire
Tags: Tyranny,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C." -- W. C. Fields
Tags: Drinking,

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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COMMENT CORNER
“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
Tags: Tyranny, Apathy,

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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Road To Rome
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves” -- Abraham Lincoln

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MONEY
“To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it” -- G. K. Chesterton

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror" -- Byrd Baggett

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MONEY
“Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain” -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government” --

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HUMAN NATURE
"Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm" --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself." -- St. Augustine
Tags: Truth,
"Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive" -- Dana Buchman

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can" -- Leo Durocher
Tags: Drinking,
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds" -- Francis Bacon
"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

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IGNORANCE
“Every library is an arsenal” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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COMMENT CORNER
"There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Truth, Knowledge,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut" -- Sam Rayburn
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” -- Henry David Thoreau

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IGNORANCE
"How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think" -- Adolf Hitler

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EDUCATION
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -- Nelson Mandela

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"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

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GUN CONTROL
"I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials." -- George Mason

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MISCELLANEOUS
“May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live” --

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CORRUPTION COUCH
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
Tags: Power,

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HUMAN NATURE
"The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves" -- James Madison

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GUN CONTROL
"We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns" -- Joseph Stalin

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine" -- Lord Byron

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POLITICS
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

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GUN CONTROL
"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)

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IGNORANCE
"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
Tags: Knowledge,

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COMMENT CORNER
"What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)." -- WAG
Tags: Liberalism,
"Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Better a broken promise than none at all" -- Mark Twain

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: America,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith." --
Tags: Courage,

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IGNORANCE
“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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MEDIA
"Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use" -- Joseph Stalin

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INSPIRATIONAL
"In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity" -- Alexander Pope

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LIAR'S LAIR
“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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything” -- Vince Lombardi

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LIAR'S LAIR
"In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell

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

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IGNORANCE
"Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe" -- Thomas Jefferson

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MONEY
"Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce." -- James A. Garfield

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity." -- Luck

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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne

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Road To Rome
"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
Tags: Government,

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PERSPECTIVE
"He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security" -- Benjamin Franklin

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IMMIGRATION
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

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POLITICS
“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)

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COMMENT CORNER
"Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong." --
"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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SPORTS
"Sports do not build character, they reveal it." --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks" -- Charles Gordy

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

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INDOCTRINATION
"Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted." -- Vladimir Lenin

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GUN CONTROL
"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)

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MONEY
“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
Tags: Gold, Money,

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HUMAN NATURE
"The optimist simply does not have all the facts." -- WAG

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The IRONY Board
"Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos." -- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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COMMENT CORNER
"Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort" --

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YOUTH
"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Wisdom,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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
Tags: JFK,

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COMMENT CORNER
"May the thirst for truth never be quenched." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,

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LAW
“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” --
Tags: Law, Constitution,

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PC Patrol
“When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.” -- WAG

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

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

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!" --

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POLITICS
"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left" -- Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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Disingenuous Den
"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.” -- Aaron Levenstein
Tags: Statistics,

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COMMENT CORNER
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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IGNORANCE
"An informed public is essential to a democracy" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Knowledge,
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them." -- Galileo
Tags: Truth,
"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
Tags: Liberalism,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them." -- Vladimir Lenin

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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LIAR'S LAIR
"There are lies, damned lies and statistics" -- Mark Twain

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Road To Rome
“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

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

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MONEY
"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

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

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IGNORANCE
"If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot" -- Ted Nugent

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Road To Rome
"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
Tags: Ignorance,

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POLITICS
"Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason." -- Mark Twain

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done" -- George W. Bush

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COMMENT CORNER
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Liberty, Tyranny,

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PERSPECTIVE
“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
Tags: Socialism,

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GOVERNMENT
“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

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HEROES
"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)

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COMMENT CORNER
"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Preperation,

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

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CRONY CAPITALISM
"If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job." -- Jack Abramoff
Tags: Lobbyist,

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,

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TAXES
“The power to tax is the power to destroy” -- Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes" -- Mark Twain

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PERSPECTIVE
"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Aspire to inspire before you expire." --

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ELDERLY
"You're never too old to learn something stupid" --

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PERSPECTIVE
"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
Tags: Media Bias,

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DEBT
"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)

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PARENTING
“It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map” --
Tags: parenting,

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IGNORANCE
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -- Benjamin Franklin

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

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EDUCATION
"Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn" -- Benjamin Franklin

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PERSPECTIVE
"Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try" --

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COMMENT CORNER
“Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Freedom,
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,

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HUMAN NATURE
"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
Tags: Knowledge,
"Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own" --

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FIRST AMENDMENT
"You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Free Speech,
“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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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PERSPECTIVE
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect" -- Mark Twain

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MISCELLANEOUS
“Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination” -- Calvin Coolidge

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COMMENT CORNER
"Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle." --

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts” -- Albert Einstein

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COMMENT CORNER
"Show me your friends I'll show you your future" --
"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
Tags: Truth,

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ABORTION
"Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue" -- Kathy Ireland

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EDUCATION
"Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted" --
Vladimir Lenin

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GUN CONTROL
"A woman with a gun can't be beaten" -- GR

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POLITICS
“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
Tags: Compromise,

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead” -- Will Rogers

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GOVERNMENT
“Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” -- Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild
Tags: Banking,
"Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Democrats,

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others." -- Moliere

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COMMENT CORNER
“An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last” -- Winston Churchill
Tags: Appeasement,

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IGNORANCE
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.” -- Confucius

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CULTURE
"Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity" -- Karl Marx
Tags: Dependency,

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GOVERNMENT
“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
Tags: Tyranny,

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DEBT
"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
Tags: Debt,

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MISCELLANEOUS
“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get." -- Dave Gardner
Tags: Happiness, Success,

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HEALTHCARE
"If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free" -- P.J. O'Rourke

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CULTURE
“You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.” -- Abraham Lincoln

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POLITICS
"Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party" -- Winston Churchill

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

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IGNORANCE
“It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance” -- Spanish Proverb

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Kindness,

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GOVERNMENT
"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." -- Charles de Montesquieu

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises" -- Demosthenes

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PERSPECTIVE
"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Honor,

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IMMIGRATION
“A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore” -- Ronald Reagan

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GUN CONTROL
"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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution" -- WAG
“If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve” -- WAG

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often." -- WAG
Tags: Laughter,

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IGNORANCE
"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice" -- WAG

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POLITICS
“I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.” -- Margaret Thatcher

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong" --

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice" -- Plato

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GOVERNMENT
"There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington" -- Ronald Reagan

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LIAR'S LAIR
"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives" -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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

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

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Hypocrisy Hotline
“Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.” --
Tags: Health Care,

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POVERTY
"The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one" -- Reverend Ike

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Belief in a falsehood does not make it true" -- WAG

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ABORTION
"The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home." -- James Madison
Tags: Tyranny,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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
Tags: Freedom,
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -- Winston Churchill

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POLITICS
"Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Independent,

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LIAR'S LAIR
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.” -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Life's about the journey, not a destination." -- Anne Coleman
Tags: Life,

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

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

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POLITICS
“Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut” -- Larry Elder
Tags: Language,

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IGNORANCE
Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it” -- Mark Twain

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

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance." -- Theodore M. Hesburgh

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PERSPECTIVE
"Failure to prepare is preparing to fail" -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Preperation,

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COMMENT CORNER
"Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things" --

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GUN CONTROL
”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it." -- Thomas Jefferson
"A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie." -- Vladimir Lenin

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people" -- Victor Borge

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COMMENT CORNER
“It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.” -- WAG

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HUMAN NATURE
"He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure" --

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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Barack Obama
"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
Tags: Jay Leno,

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PERSPECTIVE
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life" -- Mark Twain

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POLITICS
"The goal of socialism is communism." -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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Cynic’s Sanctum
"Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset" -- WAG
Tags: Ignorance,

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on." -- Robert Frost
Tags: Life,

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the seed of APATHY" -- WAG
Tags: ignorance,

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul" -- Yiddish Proverb

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation” -- Will Rogers

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"That which we call sin in others is experiment for us." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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IGNORANCE
"Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact." -- Liberal Logic

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...” -- Arthur C. Clarke

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.” --

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LANGUAGE
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
"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
Tags: War,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time" -- Bob Hope

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GOVERNMENT
"Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it" -- Mark Twain

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God" -- Benjamin Franklin

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IGNORANCE
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. -- Socrates
Tags: Knowledge,

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HUMAN NATURE
"The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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BUSINESS
"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
Tags: Banker,

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GOVERNMENT
"The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes" -- Thomas Paine

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

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LAW
“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

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POLITICS
"Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones" -- Phillip Brooks
Tags: Character,

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IGNORANCE
"Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” -- Kenneth Boulding (economist)
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read" -- Mark Twain

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

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GUN CONTROL
"A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders" -- Larry Elder

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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.

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HEROES
“One man with courage is a majority” -- Thomas Jefferson

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IGNORANCE
“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.” -- Benjamin Franklin

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GOVERNMENT
"When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty" -- Thomas Paine
Tags: Tyranny,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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
Tags: Friendship,

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THE SEXES
"In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman" -- Margaret Thatcher

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POLITICS
“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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet." -- Harry Truman

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PARENTING
"There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings" -- Hodding Carter, J.R.

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GOVERNMENT
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

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WELFARE
"Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime" --
Tags: compassion,

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POLITICS
"If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates" -- Jay Leno
"The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves." -- Vladimir Lenin

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EDUCATION
“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

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
“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

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COMMENT CORNER
"I will prepare, and some day my chance will come" -- Abraham Lincoln

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PERSPECTIVE
"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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"We are great because we are good" --
"The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan” -- von Clausewitz

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Bureaucracy Blues
"Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries" -- William P. Anthony

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INSPIRATIONAL
Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present" -- Winnie the Pooh
"Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God" --

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GUN CONTROL
“The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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IGNORANCE
"All men by nature desire knowledge." -- Aristotle
Tags: Knowledge,

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HUMAN NATURE
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead" -- Benjamin Franklin

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COMMENT CORNER
"Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees" --

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GUN CONTROL
"Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape." --

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IGNORANCE
"We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality" -- Ayn Rand

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PERSPECTIVE
"Happiness is good health and a bad memory" -- Ingrid Bergman

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MISCELLANEOUS
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there” -- John Wooden
Tags: Character,

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IGNORANCE
"Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry" --
Tags: Ignorance,

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MEDIA
"A free nation is armed with a free press." --

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

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Road To Rome
"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

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MISCELLANEOUS
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” -- Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)
Tags: Truth,

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ACTION ALERT
"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis" -- Dante Alighieri

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MISCELLANEOUS
"A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one" --
Alexander Hamilton
Tags: Appeasement,

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

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POLITICS
“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” -- Otto von Bismarck

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong" --

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GOVERNMENT
“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

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IGNORANCE
"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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“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
Tags: Appeasement,

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GOVERNMENT
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary." -- James Madison

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Disingenuous Den
"A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron" -- Joseph Stalin

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GUN CONTROL
"The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check." -- Patrice Lewis

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Never spend your money before you have it" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Wisdom,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)." --
“Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things” --
Tags: Greatness,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels" -- Chinese proverb

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GOVERNMENT
“It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress” -- Mark Twain
Tags: Congress,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil" -- Ephesians 6:11

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PERSPECTIVE
"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
Tags: Evil,

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HUMAN NATURE
"When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death." -- Rick Perry

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COMMENT CORNER
"Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!" -- WAG

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MILITARY
“Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Defense,

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Disingenuous Den
"I oppose the war, but support the troops" -- Liberal Lingo

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

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GUN CONTROL
“To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them" -- George Mason

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INDOCTRINATION
“One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.” -- Soviet Union saying

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Evil,

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HUMAN NATURE
"If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong" -- Alfred Kazin

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COMMENT CORNER
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" -- Edmund Burke
Tags: Evil,

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GOVERNMENT
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...” -- Isaiah 5:20
Tags: Evil,

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LAW
"Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny" -- Edmund Burke
Tags: Tyranny,

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HUMAN NATURE
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it" -- Upton Sinclair
"All receive advice - only the wise profit from it" -- Syrus
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” -- George Bernard Shaw

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IGNORANCE
It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so" -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Liberalism,

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HUMAN NATURE
“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

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POLITICS
"Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get” -- Kinky Friedman

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GOVERNMENT
“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

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Disingenuous Den
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” -- William Pitt
Tags: Tyranny,

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GUN CONTROL
"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." -- Alexander Hamilton

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WOMEN
"Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition" --
Tags: Women,

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TAXES
"We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army” -- Dick Cheney

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MONEY
"Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back" -- Steven Wright

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed." -- Karl Marx
"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
Tags: Preperation,

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POLITICS
"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)
Tags: Apathy,

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COMMENT CORNER
"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily" -- George Washington

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

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RELIGION
"When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins" --

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Road To Rome
“Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation” -- James Madison
Tags: Tyranny,

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COMMENT CORNER
"A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment" -- Willis Player
Tags: Liberalism,
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --

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

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GUN CONTROL
"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" -- Mao Tse-Tung

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WELFARE
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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LIAR'S LAIR
“An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.” -- Progressive apologist

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IGNORANCE
“The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about” --
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live” -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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GUN CONTROL
"History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall" -- Adolf Hitler (1939)

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them" --
Tags: Corruption,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees." -- American Patriot

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GUN CONTROL
"Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass." -- Isoroku Yamamoto

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Faith,

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GOVERNMENT
"The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have" --
Tags: Government,

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

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

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

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ABORTION
“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

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MEDIA
"Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party" -- Joseph Stalin

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GOVERNMENT
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." -- George Washington
Tags: Tyranny,

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COMMENT CORNER
"With each failure, you move one step closer to success. It’s when you give up that you truly fail." -- Pat Flynn
Tags: Failure, Success,

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GUN CONTROL
"An armed society is a polite society" -- Robert A. Heinlein

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EDUCATION
"Don't let schooling interfere with your education" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer." --
Tags: Greed,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees." -- American Patriot

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth." --

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Road To Rome
“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)
Tags: Socialism,

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PERSPECTIVE
"Half the people you know are below average" --

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GOVERNMENT
"If it ain't broken, fix it until it is" -- Government Motto

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar" -- Mark Twain

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive" -- WAG

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GOVERNMENT
"it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Authority,

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HUMAN NATURE
“The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving” --

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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

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Bureaucracy Blues
"Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production" -- Ayn Rand

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"There is no right way to do wrong" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit." -- Abkhasian Proverb

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ABORTION
“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)

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HUMAN NATURE
"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory" --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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
Tags: Smile,

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"He does not believe who does not live according to his belief." -- Thomas Fuller

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SPORTS
"Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses" --
Tags: golf,

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IGNORANCE
"The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know." --
Tags: Knowledge,

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EDUCATION
"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned" -- Mark Twain

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

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Barack Obama
“The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.” -- Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt
Tags: Obama,

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GOVERNMENT
“The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.” -- Brad Thor
Tags: Internet,

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Road To Rome
"Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself" -- Ronald Reagan

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it" -- William Arthur Ward

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GUN CONTROL
"No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms" -- Thomas Jefferson

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COMMENT CORNER
"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief" -- Joseph Addison

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Road To Rome
"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

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DEBT
"Debt is the slavery of the free." -- Publilius Syrus

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COMMENT CORNER
"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me" -- Erma Bombeck
Tags: Talent,

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POLITICS
"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
Tags: Immigration,

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MEDIA
"Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel" -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
“Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer” -- Ludwig von Mises

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RELIGION
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
“When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
“Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom." -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Freedom,

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EDUCATION
"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty" -- Thomas Jefferson

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TOLERANCE
“Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.” -- Aristotle

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CULTURE
"A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves" -- Edward R. Murrow

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PARENTING
"Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means" -- Albert Einstein

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COMMENT CORNER
“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” -- George Orwell

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Bureaucracy Blues
"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

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IGNORANCE
“In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” -- Hunter S. Thompson

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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
Tags: Drinking,

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

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GUN CONTROL
"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

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MISCELLANEOUS
“Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry” --
Tags: Truth,

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HUMAN NATURE
"Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." -- John Adams

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward" -- Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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POLITICS
"Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state" -- John Kerry

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GUN CONTROL
“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

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IGNORANCE
"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
Tags: Knowledge,

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ABORTION
"Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born" -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Ronald Reagan,

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GOVERNMENT
“A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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MEDIA
“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

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Road To Rome
"Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.” -- Aristotle
Tags: Apathy, Tolerance,

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth." -- WAG

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
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.” --

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IGNORANCE
"It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge." -- Enrico Fermi
Tags: Knowledge,

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GUN CONTROL
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." -- Aristotle

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ABORTION
"When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life." --
Tags: Evil,

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COMMENT CORNER
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -- John F. Kennedy
Tags: JFK,

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IGNORANCE
"Knowledge is power." -- Sir Francis Bacon
Tags: Knowledge,

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GUN CONTROL
"I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want" -- Mike Adams

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COMMENT CORNER
“Be truthful … Truth leads to trust” --

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HUMAN NATURE
"A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved" --

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys” -- P. J. O'Rourke

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step" -- Dr. Martin Luther King

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COMMENT CORNER
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value" -- Albert Einstein

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TAXES
“I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS” -- Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

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POLITICS
"What this country needs are more unemployed politicians." -- Edward Langley (artist)

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MISCELLANEOUS
“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” --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Failure is success if we learn from it" -- Malcolm S. Forbes
Tags: Failure,

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

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Genocidal Gentlemen
"One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic" -- Joseph Stalin

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes" --
"I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense." --

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WOMEN
"I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Women\'s Lib,

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HUMAN NATURE
"Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen" --

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening." -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Apathy,

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INSPIRATIONAL
“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.” -- Orison S. Marden
Tags: Hope,

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals" --

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information." -- WAG

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COMMENT CORNER
"Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free." -- Jerry Pournelle

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HUMAN NATURE
"Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does" -- Whittaker Chambers
"Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times" -- Niccolo Machiavelli

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IGNORANCE
“America is the best half-educated country in the world” -- Nicholas Murray Butler

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GOVERNMENT
“Always love your country — but never trust your government” -- Robert Novak
Tags: Trust,

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COMMENT CORNER
“I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” -- Thomas Jefferson
"Ask why until you understand" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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
Tags: Drinking,

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

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IGNORANCE
“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
Tags: Government,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
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
Tags: Truth,

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MONEY
"The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency." -- Vladimir Lenin

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Something that can’t go on forever, won’t." -- Herb Stein (Economist)

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LIAR'S LAIR
“Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth” -- Joseph Goebbels

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The IRONY Board
"Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom." -- Anatole France

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WELFARE
"Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else." -- Frederic Bastiat

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PC Patrol
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." -- Jacques Barzun
Tags: Tolerance,

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IGNORANCE
“If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?” --
Tags: Obama,

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GUN CONTROL
"A free people ought to be armed" -- George Washington

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THE ENEMY WITHIN
"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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger" -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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GOVERNMENT
"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent" -- Abraham Lincoln
Tags: Lincoln, mankind,

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor" -- WAG

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HUMAN NATURE
"That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down" -- WAG

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MISCELLANEOUS
"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

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POLITICS
“Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith

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SPORTS
"Golf is a good walk spoiled" -- Mark Twain

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COMEDY - HUMOR
“There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.” -- Charles Dickens
Tags: Chocolate,

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Bureaucracy Blues
"It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it" -- Milton Friedman

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COMMENT CORNER
“Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory” --
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia

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PERSPECTIVE
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results" -- Albert Einstein
Tags: Insanity,

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HUMAN NATURE
"As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do." -- Andrew Carnegie

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GOVERNMENT
"I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money" -- Bob Hope

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." -- Benjamin Franklin

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ABORTION
"Life………. It’s GOD’s choice" --

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GOVERNMENT
“The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.” -- James Madison
Tags: Power,
“The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.” -- WAG

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

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GUN CONTROL
"The only real power comes out of a long rifle" -- Joseph Stalin

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PERSPECTIVE
"The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die" -- William Faulkner
“The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve” --

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LIAR'S LAIR
"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

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

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad" --

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HUMAN NATURE
"Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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

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

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DEBT
"Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people." -- Wendell Phillips

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GUN CONTROL
"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
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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TAXES
“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)

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,

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PERSPECTIVE
"It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly" -- Robert Schuller

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GOVERNMENT
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures" -- Julius Caesar

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Road To Rome
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Tyranny,

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IGNORANCE
"For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance" -- Adlai E. Stevenson
“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” -- James Madison

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COMMENT CORNER
"When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost" --

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POLITICS
"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

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IGNORANCE
"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
“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
Tags: Liberalism,
"Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician" -- WAG

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COMMENT CORNER
“There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America” -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Patriotism,

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GOVERNMENT
“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets” -- Will Rogers
“Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem" -- Ronald Reagan

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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GOVERNMENT
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session" -- Mark Twain

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
“No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.” -- Dutch Proverb

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POLITICS
"In Washington, second guessing has become second nature" -- George W. Bush

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PERSPECTIVE
"Democracy is the worst form of government except all others" -- Winston Churchill

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FIRST AMENDMENT
"America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Media,

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IGNORANCE
"The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits." -- Albert Einstein

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

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Road To Rome
"Destroy the family, you destroy the country." -- Vladimir Lenin

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COMMENT CORNER
"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting." --

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CRONY CAPITALISM
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
"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

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IGNORANCE
"The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office" -- Will Rogers
"Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late." -- Justice Felix Frankfurter

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HUMAN NATURE
"It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously" -- Oscar Wilde

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EDUCATION
"Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach" -- Albert Einstein

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GOVERNMENT
"Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke" -- Will Rogers

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CULTURE
"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them" -- Bill Vaughan

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THE ENEMY WITHIN
"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

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt" -- Abraham Lincoln
“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

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

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TAXES
"The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much" -- Ronald Reagan

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive" -- WAG

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COMMENT CORNER
“One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress” -- John Adams
“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
Tags: Evil,
“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.” -- Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good." -- Mark Steyn

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POLITICS
"Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks" -- Doug Larson

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EDUCATION
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources" -- Albert Einstein

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PERSPECTIVE
"If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty" -- Senator Jim Talent
Tags: Compassion,

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COMMENT CORNER
“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” -- Saul Bellow
Tags: Ignorance,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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COMMENT CORNER
"The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle" -- WAG

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MONEY
"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
Tags: Banking,

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IGNORANCE
"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them." -- Isaac Asimov
Tags: Knowledge,

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COMMENT CORNER
"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" --
Tags: Courage,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Success is never final. Failure is never fatal." --
Tags: Failure,

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CULTURE
“The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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MONEY
“Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery” -- George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie." -- WAG

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -- Charlie Chaplin

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CULTURE
"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Morality,

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HUMAN NATURE
"Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does" -- Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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GUN CONTROL
"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not" -- Thomas Jefferson

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MONEY
"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

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MILITARY
"In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance" -- Joseph Stalin

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INSPIRATIONAL
"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." -- Samuel Adams

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HUMAN NATURE
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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ABORTION
"They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb." -- Pastor John MacArthur

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IGNORANCE
"If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning" -- Albert Einstein

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved” -- WAG
Tags: Fear,

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MISCELLANEOUS
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
"It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people." -- Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence
Tags: Morality,

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

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ABORTION
"A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere." -- Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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COMMENT CORNER
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" -- Confucious

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CULTURE
"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)
Tags: Morality,
national debt
  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • “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

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

    John Adams

  • "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 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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

  • “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”

  • "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"

    Bob Hope

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    WAG

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

    George Berkeley

  • "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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Rick Perry

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

  • “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

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Steyn

  • "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

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • "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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    John Wooden

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

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

    Aristotle

  • “If you voted for Obama to prove that you were not a racist - Who will you vote for in 2012 to prove that you are not an idiot?”

  • "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

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

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Larry Elder

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    John Adams

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Government Motto

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    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"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Tacitus

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

  • "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)

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

  • "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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • 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

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    David Letterman

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Tullius Cicero

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • 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.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Socrates

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    WAG

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • “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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    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."

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Thomas Edison

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

  • "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

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    James Madison

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Leo Durocher

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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

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

    Pietro Aretino

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    Charlotte

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    William Arthur Ward

  • "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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Unknown

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

  • “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

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

    James Madison

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • “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”

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

  • 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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    George Mason

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

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

  • “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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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."

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    George Orwell

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Henry Ford

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • “I 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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Luck

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

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

    WAG

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

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

    WAG

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    American Citizen

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

  • “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened”

    Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)

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

    Chinese proverb

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    George W. Bush

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

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "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

  • “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”

    James Madison

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

    James Madison

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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.

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    John Adams

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    James Madison

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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “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)

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A 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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Paul Proctor

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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)

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • 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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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


    WAG

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

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

    George Washington

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Erma Bombeck

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

    Demosthenes

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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."

    Samuel Adams

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

    WAG

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

    GR

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    George Orwell

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Danny Schecter

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Nelson Mandela

  • "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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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 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

  • "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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

    Alfred Adler

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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • "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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Liberal Logic

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    David Stockman

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

    WAG

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

    Anatole France

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Anonymous

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

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

    George Eliot

  • "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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Any man who 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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    George Washington

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "The 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    John Wooden

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Robert Frost

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

    Plato

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Lord Byron

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Bob Hope

  • 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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • “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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

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

    WAG

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    WAG

  • “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 )

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    George Washington

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

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

    George Washington

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Patrick Henry

  • “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

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

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

    John Kerry

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Syrus

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    WAG

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

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

    George Orwell

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

  • “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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Confucious

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Lao-tzu

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

  • "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

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Moliere

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

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

    C. A. Beard

  • "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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "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

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "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)

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    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

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • "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

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "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

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • “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)

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    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.

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • “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

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • "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

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "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)