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August 22, 2017

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,

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LIAR'S LAIR
“There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.” -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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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

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

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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
“A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is." -- Jack Miner
Tags: Character,
"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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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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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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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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PC Patrol
"Political correctness is tyranny with manners." -- Charlton Heston

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

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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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it" --
"TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -- Benjamin Franklin
"Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact." -- Liberal Logic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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,
"it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Authority,
“If men were angels, no government would be necessary." -- James Madison

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

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

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Kindness,
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value" -- Albert Einstein
"Life's about the journey, not a destination." -- Anne Coleman
Tags: Life,

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims” -- Ayn Rand

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." -- John Adams
"If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target" --
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --

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

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

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

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

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

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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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POLITICS
"In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” -- Otto von Bismarck

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them." -- Galileo
Tags: Truth,
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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

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

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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,
"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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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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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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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,
"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
"The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic” --
"The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures." -- WAG
Tags: Failure,

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IGNORANCE
"For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart" --
"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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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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COMMENT CORNER
“I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things" --
"An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it." --

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Belief in a falsehood does not make it true" -- WAG
"In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are" -- Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"We are great because we are good" --

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant" --
WAG
"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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Defeat,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing" -- Mark Twain

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician" -- WAG
"An informed public is essential to a democracy" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it" --
"You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror" -- WAG

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GOVERNMENT
“The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.” -- James Madison
Tags: Power,
“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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!" -- WAG
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
“Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer” -- Ludwig von Mises
"When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty" -- Thomas Paine
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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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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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
“The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead" -- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Show me your friends I'll show you your future" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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GOVERNMENT
“Always love your country — but never trust your government” -- Robert Novak
Tags: Trust,
"Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt" -- Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge” -- Rudy Giuliani
Tags: Knowledge,
"We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts" --

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” -- Voltaire
Tags: Tyranny,
“Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.” -- Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet." -- Harry Truman
"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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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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Bureaucracy Blues
"It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it" -- Milton Friedman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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The IRONY Board
"The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive." -- Robert A. Heinlein
"Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos." -- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul" -- Yiddish Proverb
"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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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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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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Road To Rome
"Destroy the family, you destroy the country." -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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COMMENT CORNER
“It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.” -- 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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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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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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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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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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EDUCATION
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources" -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" -- Mark Twain
"Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong" --

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PERSPECTIVE
"The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die" -- William Faulkner

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates" -- Jay Leno

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

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

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive" -- WAG
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the truest form of freedom" --
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read" -- Mark Twain

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

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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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ECONOMY
"Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up." --
“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
“Every library is an arsenal” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart." --
Tags: Failure,
"He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
“There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do” -- Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Better a broken promise than none at all" -- Mark Twain
“May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“Be truthful … Truth leads to trust” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bureaucracy Blues
"Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries" -- William P. Anthony
"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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MISCELLANEOUS
"May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use" -- Joseph Stalin
"Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it" -- Harry S. Truman

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

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable." -- WAG
“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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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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Cynic’s Sanctum
"Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place." -- WAG
"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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POLITICS
"Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state" -- John Kerry

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Road To Rome
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ELDERLY
"You're never too old to learn something stupid" --
"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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COMMENT CORNER
“Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory” --

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked” -- Voltaire
"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
"An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood." --
Tags: Ignorance,

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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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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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ABORTION
"Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue" -- Kathy Ireland
“The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it” -- Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

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EDUCATION
“The University campus is the only place where everything that a parent has taught a young person for 18 years is completely undermined in one semester of their freshman year" -- Kevin McCullough

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Something that can’t go on forever, won’t." -- Herb Stein (Economist)
"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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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
“If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion” --

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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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PERSPECTIVE
"You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom" --
national debt
  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    Charlotte

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    John Adams

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

    Liberal Lingo

  • “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)

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

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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."

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Paul Horning

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Plato

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

  • "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

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    George Washington

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Confucius

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

  • "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

  • "A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain"

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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)

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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"

  • 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.”

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Jack Abramoff

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    WAG

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

    GR

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Paul Jacob

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

  • "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

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

    Moliere

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Luck

  • "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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Rod Serling

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Evan Sayet

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

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

  • “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

  • “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?”

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Wooden

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

    Aristotle

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    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

  • "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

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Edmund Burke

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • “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

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Harry Truman

  • "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)

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Yogi Berra

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

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

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    William Faulkner

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • “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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • 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

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

    Robert Frost

  • “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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Voltaire

  • "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)

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    American Citizen

  • 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

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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)

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

    Leo Durocher

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

  • 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.

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Winston Churchill

  • 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

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


    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Pope Saint John Paul II

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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”

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Ann Landers

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    John Kerry

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Sam Adams

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

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John Adams

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "The 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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

    George Washington

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • 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

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them"

    Mark Twain

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • "TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow."

    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

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "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

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • “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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "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

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • “To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • "The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

  • “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”

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "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

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • 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

  • "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

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top"

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • “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

  • “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

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "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

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

  • “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

  • "Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information."

    WAG

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "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

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • 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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "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

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?"

    WAG

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • “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)

  • "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

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • “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

  • "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

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "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

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "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 wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • “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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "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

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “The 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

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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 )

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "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

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • “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

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • "If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it"

  • "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

  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously"

    Oscar Wilde

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • “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

  • "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 informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • “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

  • "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)

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

  • 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

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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."

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • “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

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "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.

  • “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

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.”

    Ted Nugent

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "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.

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "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

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan."

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    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)

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • "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

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “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

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself."

    Tullius Cicero

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "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

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri