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September 21, 2018

QUOTES
"A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory" --
"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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INSPIRATIONAL
“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror" -- Byrd Baggett

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Why is it that so many individuals place their trust in people to solve the very problems which those people created in the first place?" -- WAG

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

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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall" -- Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress” -- 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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Road To Rome
"Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change" --

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval" -- Mark Twain
"Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own" --

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

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GOVERNMENT
"It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people." -- Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMEDY - HUMOR
"Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand" -- Mark Twain
"Comedy is tragedy plus time" -- Woody Allen

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves” -- Abraham Lincoln
"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
"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them." -- Isaac Asimov
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures" -- Julius Caesar
"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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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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"We are great because we are good" --
"Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive" -- Dana Buchman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,
"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest” -- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest." -- Mohandas Gandhi

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POLITICS
"Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth" -- Ronald Reagan
“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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POLITICS
"The best way to control the opposition is to lead it ourselves." -- Vladimir Lenin

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have." --
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Failure is success if we learn from it" -- Malcolm S. Forbes
Tags: Failure,
"I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees." -- American Patriot

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IGNORANCE
"Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact." -- Liberal Logic
"We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts" --

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

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IGNORANCE
“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” -- James Madison

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Only an educated and informed people will be a free people" -- John F. Kennedy
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger" -- Friedrich Nietzsche
"Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path" --

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PERSPECTIVE
"Democracy is the worst form of government except all others" -- Winston Churchill
"A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office" --

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
“The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets” -- Will Rogers
"it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Authority,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" -- Confucious
"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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Road To Rome
"Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself" -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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COMMENT CORNER
"That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion" -- Liberal when confronted with reality
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --

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

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

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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
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power" -- Abraham Lincoln
"The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money" -- Margaret Thatcher
“It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think." -- Eugene Ionesco

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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
"Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive" -- WAG

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“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
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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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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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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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!" -- Adolph Hitler (1935)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Character,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong" --
“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated” -- Mark Twain

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." -- Samuel Adams
"The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan” -- von Clausewitz

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COMMENT CORNER
"TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow." -- WAG
Tags: 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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INSPIRATIONAL
"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul" -- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed" -- Mark Twain
Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it” -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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POLITICS
“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” -- Otto von Bismarck
"Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it" -- 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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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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GOVERNMENT
“If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” -- Saul Bellow
Tags: Ignorance,
"The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots" --

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

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

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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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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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MONEY
“Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws” -- Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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 sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up" --
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -- Charlie Chaplin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"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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CURRENT EVENTS
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence" -- C. A. Beard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MEDIA
"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
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Freedom,

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -- John F. Kennedy
Tags: JFK,
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” -- Voltaire
Tags: Tyranny,

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value" -- Albert Einstein
"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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Success is never final. Failure is never fatal." --
Tags: Failure,

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -- Benjamin Franklin
"Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers. And it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of a Christian Nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers." -- John Jay

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." -- George Orwell
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises" -- Demosthenes
“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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GUN CONTROL
"A woman with a gun can't be beaten" -- GR

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"A free people ought to be armed" -- George Washington
“To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them" -- George Mason

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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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ACTION ALERT
"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis" -- Dante Alighieri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror" -- 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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VOTER FRAUD
“If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other." -- James Madison
Tags: War,

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Barack Obama
"Police in Austria are looking for a bank robber who wears a Sarah Palin mask while committing robberies. He started out with a Barack Obama mask, but no one took him seriously" -- Jay Leno
Tags: Jay Leno,

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
“Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead” -- Will Rogers
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest" -- Mark Twain

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,
"When you want to help people, you tell the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell people what they want to hear." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on." -- Robert Frost
Tags: Life,

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom." -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Freedom,

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

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MEDIA
"Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
"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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ABORTION
"Life………. It’s GOD’s choice" --

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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Road To Rome
“No republic has long outlived the discovery by a majority of its people that they could vote themselves largesse from the public treasury” -- Alexander Tytler

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COMMENT CORNER
"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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne
"If you’re not getting flack, you’re not over the target" --

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry" -- Maya Angelou

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...” -- Isaiah 5:20
Tags: Evil,
“I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever." -- Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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
"Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle." --
May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched." -- WAG
Tags: Truth,

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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
"There are lies, damned lies and statistics" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress" -- John Adams
Tags: Congress,

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
“It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Government,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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LAW
“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." -- Patrick Henry
Tags: Constitution,

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity" -- Alexander Pope
"Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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TAXES
“Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne” -- Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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RELIGION
“Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith" -- 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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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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session" -- 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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Drinking,

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth." --
“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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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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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
"Ignorance is the seed of APATHY" -- WAG
Tags: ignorance,

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it" -- Mark Twain
"Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often." -- WAG
Tags: Laughter,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
“There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything” -- Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Wisdom is the chief element of happiness” -- Sophocles
“He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked” -- Voltaire

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Road To Rome
“Society was cut in two: those who had nothing united in common envy; those who had anything united in common terror.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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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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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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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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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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." "Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it." -- Thomas Paine

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office" -- Will Rogers
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge." -- Benjamin Disraeli
Tags: Knowledge,

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

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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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CULTURE
"Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life." -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
“It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance” -- Spanish Proverb
"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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PERSPECTIVE
"I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days." -- Mitt Romney
"Half the people you know are below average" --
"A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” -- George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be" -- Thomas Jefferson

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GOVERNMENT
“There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” -- Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

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

    WAG

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    John Kerry

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • 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.

  • "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

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

  • "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.

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

  • “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”

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • “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

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

  • "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)

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012.”

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Supreme Court Justice)

  • "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)

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • 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

  • “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 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

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    George Washington

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

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

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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

    Luck

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    John Adams

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

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

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

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

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

  • "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying,"

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

    Jack Miner

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

  • "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

  • "It is said that all humor has a little bit of truth to it. Sarcasm, it is said, often contains a lot of truth with the thinnest veneer of humor."

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

    James Madison

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Patrick Henry

  • "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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    George Sutherland

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Mark Twain

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

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

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "This year will go down in history; for the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • "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)

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Confucius

  • “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

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

    Socrates

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

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

    Bob Hope

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    George Washington

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • “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

  • 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.”

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    John Wooden

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

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

    William Pitt

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Groucho Marx

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Edmund Burke

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

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    WAG

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “We can state with conviction, therefore, that a man's support for absolute government is in direct proportion to the contempt he feels for his country.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    George Washington

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Sophia Loren

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

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

    Thomas Paine

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Jason Laumark

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

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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."

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Marx

  • “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

  • “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

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    WAG

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Aristotle

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    James Madison

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    William Faulkner

  • "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

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    WAG

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

    Ernest Benn

  • "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

  • 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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alfred Adler

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Ayn Rand

  • 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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Lou Holtz

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

    Demosthenes

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    George Washington

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

    Rod Serling

  • "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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    WAG

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Anonymous

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily attainable, more people would be content to be ignorant than would take even a little trouble to acquire it."

    Samuel Johnson

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “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

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

    WAG

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Confucious

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    WAG

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "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 irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere."

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • “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

  • "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

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth."

    WAG

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip"

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting."

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • "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

  • "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"

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • “There are severe limits to the good that the government can do for the economy, but there are almost no limits to the harm it can do”

    Milton Friedman, Nobel laureate

  • “In 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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries."

    Douglas Casey

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Ignorance truly is a choice…….. in this age of information."

    WAG

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    WAG

  • "No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut"

    Sam Rayburn

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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 can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • “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

  • "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

  • “Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things”

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "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

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • “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 )

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "The idea of war is not to die for your country. It's to make the other poor S.O.B. die for his"

    General George Patton

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "Never pick a fight with a man who buys his ink by the barrel"

    Mark Twain

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “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

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "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

  • "He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • 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

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • "A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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)

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them"

    Mark Twain

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "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

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "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 wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it."

  • “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)

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

  • “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)

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • "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

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • “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

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "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

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people."

    Wendell Phillips

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "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)

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Go often to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke off the unused path"

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief"

    Joseph Addison

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

  • “If you have truth on your side, you really don't need to lie”

    Paul Jacob

  • "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

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • "If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed"

    Mark Twain

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare"

    Mark Twain

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • At that point when we put America first, will be the time that this nation begins to heal itself”

    WAG

  • “If no American voted on election day, what would Hillary Clinton’s margin of victory be?”

  • "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

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It is never too late to be what you might have been"

    George Eliot

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • "Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity"

    Karl Marx

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "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

  • "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive."

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "Just because someone says something that’s not factual, does not mean it’s not truthful, if they believe what they are saying."

    Liberal Logic

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions."

  • "In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."

    Winston Churchill

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "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

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • “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

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "The most valuable thing you can spend on your children is your time"

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "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

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have."

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • “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

  • "Ask not that GOD be on our side, insist that we be on His"

    WAG

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • "The 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

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • “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

  • “There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "People are difficult to govern because they have too much knowledge."

    Lao-tzu

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation"

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "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 are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "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

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • "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

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them"

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "The more one worries, the older one gets; the more one laughs, the younger one feels"

    Chinese proverb

  • "If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • “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

  • “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

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • "That which does not destroy me, makes me stronger"

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "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

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "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

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • "I 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

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • "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

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • “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)

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “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?”

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan."

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "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

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • “Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • 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

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time"

    Mark Twain

  • "It is 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

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "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

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "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

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • "Some goals are so worthy, it's glorious even to fail"

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • “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

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors"

    Plato

  • "Money is like manure; If you spread it around, it does a lot of good. But if you pile it up in one place, it stinks like hell"

    Clint Murchison

  • "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

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • “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 woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The problem with Socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • “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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • “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

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "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

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "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