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January 17, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak" --
"Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"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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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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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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POLITICS
"If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.” -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Republicans,

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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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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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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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Better a broken promise than none at all" -- 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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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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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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THE INTIMIDATORS
"Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action." -- Ian Fleming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MONEY
"All the perplexities, confusion and distresses in America arise not from defects in the constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation." -- John Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains” -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,
"Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith." --
Tags: Courage,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The IRONY Board
"If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too." -- W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Show me your friends I'll show you your future" --
"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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CULTURE
"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them" -- Bill Vaughan

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.” -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Freedom,

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Road To Rome
"As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials." -- Newt Gingrich
Tags: Ignorance,

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POLITICS
“In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of citizens to give to the other” -- Voltaire (1764)

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

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

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POLITICS
“Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy" -- Ernest Benn

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

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

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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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HUMAN NATURE
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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HUMAN NATURE
"Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times" -- Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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MONEY
"Of all the contrivances for cheating the laboring classes of mankind, none has been more effective than that which deludes them with paper money." -- Daniel Webster

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
“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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VOTER FRAUD
"It’s not the votes that count. It’s who counts the votes" -- Joseph Stalin
Tags: Joseph Stalin,

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Republicans in Washington have shown that the word ‘cave’ is a noun in places like Afghanistan, but it’s a verb in places like Congress" -- Rush Limbaugh

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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WELFARE
"Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check" -- 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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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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PERSPECTIVE
"You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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PERSPECTIVE
“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be” -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Power,

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GOVERNMENT
“Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves” -- Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"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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HUMAN NATURE
"Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen" --
“The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving” -- WAG

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable." -- WAG
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see" -- Ayn Rand
"Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry" --
Tags: Ignorance,

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

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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HUMAN NATURE
"A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved" --
"The optimist simply does not have all the facts." -- WAG

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

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

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

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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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WELFARE
"I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents" -- James Madison

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use" -- Joseph Stalin
“Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination” -- Calvin Coolidge

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees." -- American Patriot
"It is never too late to be what you might have been" -- George Eliot

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

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures." -- WAG
Tags: Failure,
"It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man." -- Psalm 118:8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
"When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food." -- Thomas Sowell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese" --
"The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ABORTION
“The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism, but under the name of Liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program until one day America will be a Socialist nation without knowing how it happened” -- Norman Thomas - Socialist Party Presidential candidate (1976)
Tags: Socialism,

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

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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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POLITICS
"Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you." -- Pericles (495-429 BC)
Tags: Apathy,

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

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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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BUSINESS
"A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain" -- Robert Frost
Tags: Banks,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Ronald Reagan,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the seed of APATHY" -- WAG
Tags: ignorance,
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,

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

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

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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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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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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’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it" --
"There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet." -- Harry Truman

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity" -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.” --
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,
"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
"A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth." --

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them." -- 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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HUMAN NATURE
"Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm" --

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
"Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied" -- Mark Twain

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GOVERNMENT
"I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money" -- Bob Hope
"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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IGNORANCE
"Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician" -- WAG

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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MISCELLANEOUS
"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart" --
"Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence" --

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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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,
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --
"Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong." --
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work." -- Thomas Edison
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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BUSINESS
"A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Banker,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle." --
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" -- Confucious

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit." -- Abkhasian Proverb
"Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often." -- WAG
Tags: Laughter,

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IGNORANCE
“I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority” -- American Citizen
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance. -- Socrates
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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POLITICS
“If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Compromise,

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

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

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
Government "help" to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off” -- Ayn Rand

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

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

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

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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.” --
“I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government” --
"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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YOUTH
“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia
“There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America” -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Patriotism,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Every morning is the dawn of a new error." --
“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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GUN CONTROL
"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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PERSPECTIVE
“When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose” --
“The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve” --

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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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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.” -- Martin Van Buren
"The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice" -- Plato

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it” -- Mark Twain
“It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.” -- Pope Saint John Paul II

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals" --
"Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us." -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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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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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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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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MONEY
“The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.” -- John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference" --
Tags: Courage,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
“Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer” -- Ludwig von Mises
"Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy" -- Winston Churchill
Tags: Socialism,

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying." -- Liberal Logic
"When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading." -- Paul Horning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
"That government governs best that governs least" -- Thomas Jefferson
"it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Authority,

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target" --
"When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost" --

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“To sit back hoping that someday, someway, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will." -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Appeasement,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone." --
"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
"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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RELIGION
“Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith" -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza." -- Dave Barry
Tags: Drinking,

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one" --
Alexander Hamilton
Tags: Appeasement,
“It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity” -- Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader" -- Dean Acheson
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning" -- 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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LIAR'S LAIR
"A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish" --
"Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are" --

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost" -- Charles Caleb Colton
Tags: Friendship,

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IGNORANCE
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" -- George Santayana
"Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GUN CONTROL
"A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie." -- Vladimir Lenin
"The only real power comes out of a long rifle" -- Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't" -- Mark Twain
"Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive" -- WAG

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GUN CONTROL
“A person who lives by logic and studies history and tries to implement the lessons learned by history cannot begin to rationally explain the conduct of this president or his attorney general or this administration,” Nugent said. “It is psychotic, it is crazy, it is illogical.” -- Ted Nugent

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

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IGNORANCE
“The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about” --
Tags: Knowledge,
"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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GOVERNMENT
“A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
national debt
  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • If there is any principle of the Constitution that more imperatively calls for attachment than any other it is the principle of free thought, not free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate” Oliver Wendell Holmes

    Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    George Orwell

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Ayn Rand

  • 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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    James Madison

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Galileo

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

    Jason Laumark

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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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)

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    WAG

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Mark Twain

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Steyn

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

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

    Will Rogers

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

    Milton Friedman

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Charlotte

  • "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

  • "Hey, don’t get me wrong. I 'm all for the government (spending) investing our money into “shovel” ready projects, so long as I’m the one selling the shovels."

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

  • “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”

  • “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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Confucious

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

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Anonymous

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

    John Adams

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

    Voltaire

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

    WAG

  • “Liberalism is not really a political philosophy. Instead, it is a state of arrested emotional development. It is a way of thinking, which leads to no place in the real world. It is a place existing only in the imagination”

    Mike S. Adams

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    George Washington

  • “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

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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 )

  • "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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "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

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

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    George Eliot

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

    James Madison

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Voltaire

  • "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.

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

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

    WAG

  • "Make sure the government treats others the same, as you would want the government to treat you. … Once you consent to the government ignoring the Constitution, you deny yourself the protection of the Constitution”

    Charley Reese

  • "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."

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    American Patriot

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

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

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

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Willis Player

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

    John Kerry

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

    George Orwell

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Jack Miner

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Why would anyone save for tomorrow, if tomorrow, that which you can buy today, will be so much more expensive. Therein lies the problem. Therein lies the plan."

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

  • "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

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

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    James Madison

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

  • “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)

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    John Adams

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

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Dana Buchman

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

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Unknown

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

    Reverend Ike

  • "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"

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

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

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

  • "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

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “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

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Frederick Douglass

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

  • "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)

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    George Mason

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Strom Thurmond

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Thomas Edison

  • “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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Aristotle

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

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

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

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

  • "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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up"

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • “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

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "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

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt."

    John Adams

  • "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 American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • 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

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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 ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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)

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

  • "If 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

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    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 job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "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

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • “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)

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "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

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • "Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is."

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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)

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "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

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "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

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith"

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • “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

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "I love my job, I love fighting for what I believe in, I love having fun while I am doing it, I love reporting stories that the complex refuses to report, I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and famously I enjoy enemies."

    Andrew Breitbart

  • "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

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • "When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "I 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

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

    Thomas Paine

  • "I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors"

    Plato

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "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

  • "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

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

  • "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)

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • “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?”

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • “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 irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "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

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "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

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • "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

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • “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

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "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

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • “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

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • 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.”

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • “So far consumers are worried about the future. Once they start worrying about the present, we’re in trouble.”

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people."

    Wendell Phillips

  • "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

  • “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

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • “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

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "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

  • “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 man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “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

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    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

  • 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.

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • "All of us are experts at practicing virtue at a distance."

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • "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

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

  • “Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth”

    Joseph Goebbels

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • “Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "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

  • “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

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "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

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    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."

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "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

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • 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

  • “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

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • “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

  • "Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle."

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • “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

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

  • "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it"

    Mark Twain

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "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

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • “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

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • "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

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • “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”

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

  • 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

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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.

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • “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

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "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 power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • “The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.”

    Charlie Daniels

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "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

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • “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

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • “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

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • "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 good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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 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

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "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)

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb