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March 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people" -- Victor Borge
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure" --
“You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say” --

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive" -- Dana Buchman
"One man with courage is a majority" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CORRUPTION COUCH
Scheme: “To be shady or otherwise use intellectual power to deceive or carry out a plan for a personal interest. To plan to do something to get someone’s money, most often by cheating.” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery” -- Winston Churchill
Tags: Socialism,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“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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BIRTH CERTIFICATE
"If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate" -- Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort" --
"A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader" -- Dean Acheson
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” -- Voltaire
Tags: Tyranny,

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GUN CONTROL
"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not" -- 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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PERSPECTIVE
"The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die" -- William Faulkner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are" --
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --

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

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

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

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CULTURE
“You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.” -- 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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WELFARE
"Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else." -- Frederic Bastiat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne
"Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting." --

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.” --
"For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged." -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.” -- Pietro Aretino

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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GOVERNMENT
"Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution" -- 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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VOTER FRAUD
"If voting made a difference, it would be illegal" --

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ABORTION
"A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying," -- Pope John Paul II

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“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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PERSPECTIVE
"The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread" --

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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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The IRONY Board
"Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos." -- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
"Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing" -- Albert Einstein
Tags: Evil,

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved” -- WAG
Tags: Fear,
"Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity." -- Luck
"In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity" -- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart." --
Tags: Failure,
"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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing" -- Mark Twain
"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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POVERTY
"The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one" -- Reverend Ike

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship." --
“When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE” -- Jimi Hendrix

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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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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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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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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POLITICS
"There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,
"In politics, stupidity is not a handicap" -- Napoleon Bonaparte
Tags: Ignorance,

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COMMENT CORNER
“Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory” --
"Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong." --
"Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference" --
Tags: Courage,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” -- Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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HUMAN NATURE
"If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power" --
"Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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Bureaucracy Blues
"It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it" -- Milton Friedman
"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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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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RELIGION
"Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you" -- John D. Ashcroft

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!" -- WAG
"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
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Tyranny,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: America,
"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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PERSPECTIVE
"Failure to prepare is preparing to fail" -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Preperation,

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IGNORANCE
"Knowledge is power." -- Sir Francis Bacon
Tags: Knowledge,
"Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it." --

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

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
“When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force" -- Ayn Rand

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie." -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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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
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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MEDIA
“The news is not about news anymore. It’s about protecting some people, destroying others and shoving a socialist agenda down the collective throats of America.” -- Charlie Daniels

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

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

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

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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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POLITICS
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy" -- Ernest Benn

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed" -- 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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COMMENT CORNER
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Tags: Evil,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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THE ENEMY WITHIN
"America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within." -- Josef Stalin

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results" -- Albert Einstein
Tags: Insanity,
"You can observe a lot just by watchin" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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

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

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"All men by nature desire knowledge." -- Aristotle
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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GOVERNMENT
"it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Authority,

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan” -- von Clausewitz
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- Mark Twain
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him" -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“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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GOVERNMENT
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be" -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak" --
“Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life" --
“The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it” -- Ayn Rand

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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PERSPECTIVE
“You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without” --
"You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror" -- WAG

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

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

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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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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard" --
Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Media Bias,

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

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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MYTHS
"The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic." -- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women." -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying." -- Liberal Logic

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer." --
Tags: Greed,
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know." --
"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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GUN CONTROL
"One man with a gun can control 100 without one" -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late." -- Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them." -- John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Freedom,
“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror" -- Byrd Baggett

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

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GOVERNMENT
"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." -- Patrick Henry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself." -- St. Augustine
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success." --
Tags: Bureaucracy,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,
"Today is tomorrow’s past" --
"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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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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MONEY
"Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries." -- Douglas Casey

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MISCELLANEOUS
“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get." -- Dave Gardner
Tags: Happiness, Success,
“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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INSPIRATIONAL
“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic” --

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.” -- Napoléon Bonaparte
"I will prepare, and some day my chance will come" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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LANGUAGE
"Funny term “progressive” – oxymoron if ever I heard one when used to describe an ideology so destructive to the liberties and freedoms of the individual." -- WAG

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

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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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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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POLITICS
"I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you" --
"What this country needs are more unemployed politicians." -- Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
“It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.” -- Henry Louis Mencken

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Charlotte

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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


    WAG

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

    George Orwell

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

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

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

    Sophia Loren

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Charles Gordy

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Socrates

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Luck

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

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

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

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

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

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

    Alexander Pope

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

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    American Patriot

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

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "We are great because we are good"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Steven Wright

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    William Pitt

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "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 goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "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

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “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

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

    Lord Byron

  • “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

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • “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)

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Syrus

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    St. Augustine

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "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

  • “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)

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Robert Novak

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    David Letterman

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Will Rogers

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "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

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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

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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “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

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

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "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)

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    George Orwell

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

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “It’s a funny thing about free speech: It can’t be just for your political friends. If freedom means anything, it is the one valuable gift you have to give to your worst enemies, in order to keep it for yourself”

    Doug Christie

  • “The 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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Willis Player

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

    WAG

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

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

    Alfred Adler

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • 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

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “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?”

  • "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

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

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

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

    Harry Truman

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • "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

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • “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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • “Gold is important, but so are guns and ammunition, and it’s the guys with the guns and ammunition that’ll get the gold in the end”

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Doug Larson

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

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

    William Faulkner

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

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

    George Washington

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "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

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

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

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

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    James Madison

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "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

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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)

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

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

    Tacitus

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • “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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

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

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

    Paul Horning

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

    WAG

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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

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

    George Berkeley

  • “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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Confucius

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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • 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

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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,"

    Pope John Paul II

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "The 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

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    James Bovard

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

  • “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

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

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

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

  • “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

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "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

  • “No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury”

    Alexander Tytler

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Dave Barry

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Frost

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

    John Wooden

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    James Madison

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Government Motto

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • "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 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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    David Stockman

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • "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

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • “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

  • 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

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Never trust a government that doesn't trust its own citizens with guns"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "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)

  • "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it"

    Mark Twain

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • 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

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "For a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle"

    Winston Churchill

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • "It is far easier to control those who obey the law, than to control those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "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

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "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)

  • "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

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • “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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • “Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • "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

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    WAG

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • “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

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try"

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • “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”

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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.

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    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."

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "As I grow older I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "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

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • “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)

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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.”

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • “The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul"

    Yiddish Proverb

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “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)

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • “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

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "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 early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    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”

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "We provide Americans an education in exchange for their commitment to serve in our armed forces, while at the same time, we offer amnesty to illegal immigrants in exchange for their commitment to vote Democrat for life."

    WAG

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "Find something that you love, and you will never work a day in your life"

  • "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

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "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

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "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 government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • “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

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • “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

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "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

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • "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.

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • "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)

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "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

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • "Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the Constitution [the documents] of this country...By knowing their rights they will sooner perceive when they are violated and be the better prepared to defend and assert them."

    John Jay, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "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

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "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 road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "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

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "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

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • "It took Teddy Kennedy longer to call the police after his Oldsmobile sunk at Chappaquiddick, than it took the 3rd Infantry Division and the Marines to destroy the Medina Republican Guard"


    Rush Limbaugh

  • It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."

    Ronald Reagan

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"

    John Adams

  • “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

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself”

    WAG

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors"

    Plato

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "The 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 hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "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

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • “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

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "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

  • "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

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated"

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth."

    WAG

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt."

    John Adams

  • "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

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Success is never final. Failure is never fatal."

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein