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July 22, 2019

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

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GOVERNMENT
“Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem" -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
"The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle" -- WAG

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

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

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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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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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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense" -- Mark Twain
“An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.” -- Progressive apologist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know." --
"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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GOVERNMENT
“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets” -- Will Rogers

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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IGNORANCE
Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it” -- Mark Twain
“I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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,

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others" --

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

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

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." -- Thomas Edison

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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,

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"It is never too late to be what you might have been" -- George Eliot

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IGNORANCE
"In the age of information, ignorance is a choice" -- WAG
“Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.” -- WAG

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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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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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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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
"The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan” -- von Clausewitz

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive" -- Dana Buchman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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LAW
"Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat" -- 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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IGNORANCE
“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all" -- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

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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)

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

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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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Road To Rome
"The road to hell is paved with good intentions" --

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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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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Road To Rome
“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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves." -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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
“A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.” -- Edgar J. Mohn

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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GOVERNMENT
"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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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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COMMENT CORNER
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --

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

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

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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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GUN CONTROL
"I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials." -- George Mason
"One man with a gun can control 100 without one" -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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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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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't" -- 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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HUMAN NATURE
"That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down" -- WAG

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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. --

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

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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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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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can" -- Leo Durocher
Tags: Drinking,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut" -- Sam Rayburn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment" -- Willis Player
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"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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Road To Rome
"We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front" --

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POLITICS
"If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates" -- Jay Leno
"The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope" -- Karl Marx

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

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

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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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner” -- WAG
"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad" --

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COMMENT CORNER
“Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things” --
Tags: Greatness,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it" -- Upton Sinclair

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office" -- Will Rogers

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,

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GOVERNMENT
"Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target" --
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt" -- Abraham Lincoln
“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,

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

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

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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,

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does" -- Whittaker Chambers

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man." -- Psalm 118:8
"We are great because we are good" --

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

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

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

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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,

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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,

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,
"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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
“When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE” -- Jimi Hendrix

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IGNORANCE
"For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance" -- Adlai E. Stevenson
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -- George Santayana

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

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

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

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

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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men" -- Thomas Henry Huxley

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
“You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without” --
"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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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,
"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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed" -- WAG

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

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

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

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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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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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PERSPECTIVE
"The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die" -- William Faulkner
"You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom" --

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

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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COMMENT CORNER
“Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.” -- Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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,

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong" --
“It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity” -- Robert David Steele (CIA)

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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
"Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician" -- WAG

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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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart" --
"Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done" -- George W. Bush

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past” --

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

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

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

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

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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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart." --
Tags: Failure,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"All receive advice - only the wise profit from it" -- Syrus
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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HUMAN NATURE
"It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously" -- Oscar Wilde
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead" -- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief" -- Joseph Addison
“Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory” --

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

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

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

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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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HUMAN NATURE
"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" . -- Martin Luther King, Jr
"If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power" --

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily" -- George Washington
"That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion" -- Liberal when confronted with reality

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

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

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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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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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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,

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

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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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MONEY
"Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce." -- James A. Garfield
"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
“It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.” -- Martin Van Buren

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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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,

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

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

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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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” -- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"One man with courage is a majority" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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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." --
“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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IGNORANCE
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read" -- Mark Twain

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COMMENT CORNER
"I will prepare, and some day my chance will come" -- Abraham Lincoln
"Show me your friends I'll show you your future" --

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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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GUN CONTROL
"A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie." -- Vladimir Lenin
"We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns" -- Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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
"Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things" --
"If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it" --
"Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened" --
“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” -- Saul Bellow
Tags: Ignorance,
"Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable." -- WAG
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --

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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
"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
“Be truthful … Truth leads to trust” --

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

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

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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
"Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish" --
"Today is tomorrow’s past" --

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
“The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.” -- James Madison
Tags: Power,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people" -- Victor Borge
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,
national debt
  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Samuel Adams

  • “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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    GR

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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.

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Maya Angelou

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Robert Novak

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    WAG

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

    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

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

    Herbert Spencer

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    WAG

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

    Progressive apologist

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “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

  • “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

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    American Patriot

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "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."

  • "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"

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Unknown

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

    Patrick Henry

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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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 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)

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Edmund Burke

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "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

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

    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.

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Eliot

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

    Luck

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Byrd Baggett

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Jack Miner

  • "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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    St. Augustine

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

  • 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.”

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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

  • “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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Voltaire

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    William Pitt

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

    David Stockman

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

    Steven Wright

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Harry Truman

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

    WAG

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

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Jason Laumark

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The 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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

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

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Aristotle

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    WAG

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Mark Twain

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Lou Holtz

  • “Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains”

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Clint Murchison

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • 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.

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Syrus

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

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

    Willis Player

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Charles Dickens

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

  • 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

    WAG

  • "The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

    Cicero, 55 BC

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

  • "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)

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    Confucious

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Liberal Logic

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Orwell

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • “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”

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

    Plato

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

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

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

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

    Rick Perry

  • “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 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?”

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

    WAG

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

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • “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”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    American Citizen

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Charlotte

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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

    John Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Chinese proverb

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "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

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

    Plato

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Kerry

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • “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

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Will Rogers

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    WAG

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Tacitus

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

    Anonymous

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Moliere

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Frost

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "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

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

  • "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

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • "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

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • "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)

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "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

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”

    Pietro Aretino

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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)

  • "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily"

    George Washington

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"

    Thomas Edison

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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

  • "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

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "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

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • 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

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • "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

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • "A 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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "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

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    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

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • "A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top"

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • “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)

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • “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

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • “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

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt."

    John Adams

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "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

  • “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

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • “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

  • 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

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "The most valuable thing you can spend on your children is your time"

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter."

    George Washington

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "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

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • “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)

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "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 the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "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.

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • "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

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • "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

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

  • "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."

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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)

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • “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

  • “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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • “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”

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it"

    Albert Einstein

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • “It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”

    James Madison

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • “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

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    Albert Einstein

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • 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

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "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 problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • "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

  • “It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

    Henry Louis Mencken

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • “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

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder