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November 20, 2018

QUOTES
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated" -- Mohandas Gandhi
"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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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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GOVERNMENT
"Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." -- C. S. Lewis

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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MONEY
"Spend other people's money as though it was your own" -- WAG
"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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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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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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IGNORANCE
“Wisdom is the chief element of happiness” -- Sophocles

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"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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CORRUPTION COUCH
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins” -- William Pitt
Tags: Power,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Bureaucracy Blues
"Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not" -- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

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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
"The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.” -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving" -- Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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IGNORANCE
“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all" -- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth." --
"For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know." --
“Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Freedom,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Every morning is the dawn of a new error." --
"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
"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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free." -- Jerry Pournelle

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar" -- Robert Brault
Tags: Friendship,

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future" -- 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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INSPIRATIONAL
"A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks" -- Charles Gordy
"It is never too late to be what you might have been" -- George Eliot

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the seed of APATHY" -- WAG
Tags: ignorance,
“Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.” -- WAG

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GUN CONTROL
"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not" -- Thomas Jefferson
"Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Something that can’t go on forever, won’t." -- Herb Stein (Economist)
"Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it" -- Harry S. Truman
“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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures." -- WAG
Tags: Failure,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past” --
"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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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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PARENTING
"Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach" --
Tags: parenting,

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

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

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...” -- Isaiah 5:20
Tags: Evil,
"Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort" --

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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LIAR'S LAIR
''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.'' -- Charlotte
"A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance" -- Adlai E. Stevenson
"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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MEN
"A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality" --

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead” -- Will Rogers
“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
“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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Barack Obama
"Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously" -- Jay Leno
Tags: Jay Leno,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PARENTING
"Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house" -- Barbara Bush

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

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

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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms." -- James Madison

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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

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

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

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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
"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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INSPIRATIONAL
“When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved” -- WAG
Tags: Fear,
"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul" -- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HEROES
“It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward” -- Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer." --
Tags: Greed,
"An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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GOVERNMENT
“It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress” -- Mark Twain
Tags: Congress,
“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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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats." -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion" -- Liberal when confronted with reality
"Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish" --

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks." -- Thomas Jefferson

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MONEY
"Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce." -- James A. Garfield
"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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PERSPECTIVE
"Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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Bureaucracy Blues
“Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions” --
Tags: bureaucracy,
"It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it" -- Milton Friedman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” -- Saul Bellow
Tags: Ignorance,
"Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." -- John Adams

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

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

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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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure" --
"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad" --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,
“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...” -- Arthur C. Clarke
"Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals" --

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

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

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

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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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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.
"Today is tomorrow’s past" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
“Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.” -- Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild
Tags: Banking,

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -- George Santayana
"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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HUMAN NATURE
“The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information." -- WAG
"Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe" -- Thomas Jefferson

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LAW
"Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind" -- Hugo Black
Tags: Constitution,

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

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

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" -- Mark Twain
"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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WELFARE
"Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government" -- James Madison

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“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
"When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost" --
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him” -- Robert A. Heinlein
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves” -- Winston Churchill
Tags: Tyranny, Apathy,

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,
"Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are" --

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HUMAN NATURE
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead" -- Benjamin Franklin
"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation" --

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

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

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

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

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

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MONEY
"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
“Every library is an arsenal” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” -- John Adams (1826)

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.” -- 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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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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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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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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PERSPECTIVE
"A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels" -- Chinese proverb
"Life's about the journey, not a destination." -- Anne Coleman
Tags: Life,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward" -- Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)
"Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God" --

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty" -- WAG
Tags: 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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MISCELLANEOUS
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there” -- John Wooden
Tags: Character,

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

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

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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
"Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes." -- 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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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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LIAR'S LAIR
“There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.” -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it" -- Mark Twain
"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
"There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet." -- Harry Truman

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent" -- Ayn Rand
"I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics." -- WAG
"Belief in a falsehood does not make it true" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots" --
“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” -- George Orwell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"Destroy the family, you destroy the country." -- Vladimir Lenin
“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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DEBT
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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ABORTION
“The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it” -- Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things” --
Tags: Greatness,
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Liberty, Tyranny,
At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. -- Socrates
Tags: Knowledge,
"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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CORRUPTION COUCH
“The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates" -- Tacitus
Tags: Government,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it." --
"One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors." -- Plato

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Happiness is good health and a bad memory" -- Ingrid Bergman
national debt
  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

  • "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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

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

    Unknown

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    Socrates

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

    George Orwell

  • "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

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

  • "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)

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

  • 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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alfred Kazin

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Will Rogers

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dick Cheney

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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


    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • 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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George W. Bush

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    WAG

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

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

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    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

  • “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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

  • "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)

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Aristotle

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The 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

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

  • “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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Tacitus

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

    John Adams

  • "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)

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

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

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

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

    William Faulkner

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    WAG

  • "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)

  • “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

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    WAG

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

    Kevin McCullough

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Dean Acheson

  • “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”

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Milton Friedman

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

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

    Plato

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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”

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Santayana

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Confucius

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

    Voltaire

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

    John Adams

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    David Stockman

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    James A. Garfield

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that aren't true”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

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

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Luck

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

    Confucious

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

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • 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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    WAG

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Orwell

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Maya Angelou

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Pitt

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Francis Bacon

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    WAG

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Berkeley

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • “Liberalism is not really a political philosophy. Instead, it is a state of arrested emotional development. It is a way of thinking, which leads to no place in the real world. It is a place existing only in the imagination”

    Mike S. Adams

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

    Charles Gordy

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    John Adams

  • "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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George Washington

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Thomas Edison

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

  • “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”

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

    Anonymous

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

  • “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)

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

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

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Wendell Phillips

  • “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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Ian Fleming

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • “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

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “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 problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

  • "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.

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • “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)

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "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

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "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

  • “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

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises"

    Demosthenes

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • "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

  • "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

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path"

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "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

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • “I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.”

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance."

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "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

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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.

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "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

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • “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

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • 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

  • "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."

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • 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

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "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

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • “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

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "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

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • "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

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “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

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • "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

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • “I used to pray for somebody to speak out, to stand up and defend our liberties, … then I realized I am somebody.”

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • “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

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "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

  • "If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target"

  • 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.”

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

  • "If 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

  • "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 government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "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 Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "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"

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • “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)

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • "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)

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "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

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • “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 last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "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

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • “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

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The 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

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

  • “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

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • "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

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • "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

  • “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)

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "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

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "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

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • "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

  • "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

  • 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

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "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

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously"

    Oscar Wilde

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors"

    Plato

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • "If it weren't for my aversion to lying, I’d go into politics."

    WAG

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves 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

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the only means"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • “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 )

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • “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

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • “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 am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith"

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • 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

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity"

    Albert Einstein

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "With each failure, you move one step closer to success. It’s when you give up that you truly fail."

    Pat Flynn

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

  • “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

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “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

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "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

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "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

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "To 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)

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • “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)

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG