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February 21, 2017

QUOTES
"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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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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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
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty" -- John F. Kennedy
Tags: JFK,

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IGNORANCE
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
Tags: Rhetoric,
“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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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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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.” --
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment" --
"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." -- Alexander Hamilton
"An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject" --

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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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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CRONY CAPITALISM
"If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job." -- Jack Abramoff
Tags: Lobbyist,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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Barack Obama
“The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.” -- Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt
Tags: Obama,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“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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Bureaucracy Blues
“Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions” --
Tags: bureaucracy,
"Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries" -- William P. Anthony

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CULTURE
“The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history." --
“The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about” --
Tags: Knowledge,
“To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
"Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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IGNORANCE
“I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority” -- American Citizen
"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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are" -- John Wooden
Tags: Character,

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

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

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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)
"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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COMMENT CORNER
"Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong." --
"Wings on a Pig Don't Make It an Eagle." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"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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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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PERSPECTIVE
"Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward" --
"He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all." --

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

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

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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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Road To Rome
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves” -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms." -- Samuel Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them." -- 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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow." -- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
“It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think." -- Eugene Ionesco

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,

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

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

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

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

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

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CULTURE
"Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity" -- Karl Marx
Tags: Dependency,

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
"A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top" --
"A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hypocrisy Hotline
"Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves." -- Author Unknown

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

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

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

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Disingenuous Den
"Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.” -- Aaron Levenstein
Tags: Statistics,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” -- Hunter S. Thompson
“Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.” -- WAG

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

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

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POLITICS
"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left" -- Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

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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
"Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well" -- 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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VOTER FRAUD
"The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"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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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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GOVERNMENT
“The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: 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
“It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance” -- Spanish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"An armed society is a polite society" -- Robert A. Heinlein
"A free people ought to be armed" -- George Washington

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.” -- Mohandas K. Gandhi
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"We are great because we are good" --
"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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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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RELIGION
"Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -- Winston Churchill
"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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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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SPORTS
"Golf is a good walk spoiled" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” -- Otto von Bismarck
“I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.” -- Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will" --
“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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HUMAN NATURE
"Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does" -- Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I 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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COMMENT CORNER
"We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays." -- Aulus Persius Flaccus
Tags: Life,
"A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader" -- Dean Acheson

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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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,
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value" -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason." -- Mark Twain
“Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut” -- Larry Elder
Tags: Language,

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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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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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
"Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it." --
"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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut" -- Sam Rayburn

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INSPIRATIONAL
"No Man is a Failure who has Friends" -- It's A Wonderful Life
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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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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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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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
“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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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -- John F. Kennedy
Tags: JFK,

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

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse" -- Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Show me your friends I'll show you your future" --
“I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government” --

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

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

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” -- Aldous 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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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
“Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain” -- Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --
“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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated" -- Mohandas Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- 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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Evil,

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

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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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ABORTION
"A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere." -- Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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COMMENT CORNER
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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PERSPECTIVE
“Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present” --
"Failure to prepare is preparing to fail" -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Preperation,

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.” -- Benjamin Franklin
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -- Benjamin Franklin

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MISCELLANEOUS
"There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet." -- Harry Truman
"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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity." -- Luck

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

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

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." -- Mark Twain
"Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CULTURE
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” -- Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it" -- Upton Sinclair

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change" --
"Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything” -- David Stockman
Tags: Government,
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.” -- Bertrand Russell
Tags: Education,
"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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PERSPECTIVE
"Nothing beats a failure but the failure to try" --

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read" -- Mark Twain
"The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know." --
Tags: Knowledge,

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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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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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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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POLITICS
"Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party" -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away” -- Philip K. Dick
Tags: Reality,
"When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” -- Voltaire
Tags: Tyranny,
"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,
"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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The happiest people don't have the best of everything. They just make the best of everything that they have." --

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

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IGNORANCE
“There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.” -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
national debt
  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    George Mason

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    George Washington

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

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

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • “The 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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

  • "Comedy brings out laughter, tragedy fear. Hopelessness leads to despair, sadness a tear. It takes a unique individual who can elicit all of these emotions by the mere mention of their name – Obama is a unique individual"

    WAG

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • “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)

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

  • "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)

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

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

    George Eliot

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    George Washington

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    John Wooden

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

  • 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

  • "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

  • “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?”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Confucious

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

  • "The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Mark Twain

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

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

    Anonymous

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Sowell (1992)

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    John Adams

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “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

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

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."

    Anonymous

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Ayn Rand

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Cal Thomas

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

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    WAG

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    WAG

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Unknown

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Leo Durocher

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Doug Christie

  • "The 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)

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

    WAG

  • “The 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 )

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

  • “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

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

    Plato

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    James A. Garfield

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

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

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

    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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Barry

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "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 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

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Harry S. Truman

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

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

  • “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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

  • "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 high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • Nothing could be more dangerous to the existence of this Republic than to introduce religion into politics”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

    Doug Larson

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

  • "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

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    James Madison

  • “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”

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

  • "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

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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Dickens

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

    Anonymous

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Jay Leno

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • "I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees."

    American Patriot

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

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

    WAG

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "A great man never ignores the simplicity of a child"

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

    James Madison

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Charlotte

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done"

    George W. Bush

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Rick Perry

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

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    James Bovard

  • “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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

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

    John Adams

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

  • "I 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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    Rod Serling

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

    WAG

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

  • “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

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

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "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."

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

  • "The 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "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

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

  • 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

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Pope John Paul II

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    John Kerry

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    WAG

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

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    WAG

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    John Adams

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

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

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

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

  • 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

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "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

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    James Madison

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Syrus

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    WAG

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Aristotle

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

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Ignorance is an asset, when common among the majority.”

    WAG

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "I have more guns than I need but fewer than I want"

    Mike Adams

  • “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

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • “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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • “It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...”

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "Inflation rewards debt – and erodes savings. It is legalized counterfeiting, the deliberate creation of money with nothing to back it up."

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • “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)

  • "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

  • “There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil”

    Ayn Rand

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • "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

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • "The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in time of great moral crisis"

    Dante Alighieri

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

  • "Saying a gun shoots people is like saying a pencil makes mistakes, or a spoon makes people fat."

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "Influence peddling and corruption are bipartisan sins: those out of power allege them, those in power commit them"

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "TRUTH is a hard, and often bitter, pill to swallow."

    WAG

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

  • "I sincerely believe ... that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "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

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • “I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.”

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for few public officials."

    George Mason

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • “An individual who believes their lies cannot be considered a liar.”

    Progressive apologist

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • “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

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "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

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • “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

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "A smile costs nothing but gives much. It enriches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. None is so rich or mighty that he cannot get along without it and none is so poor that he cannot be made rich by it. Yet a smile cannot be bought, begged, borrowed, or stolen, for it is something that is of no value to anyone until it is given away. Some people are too tired to give you a smile. Give them one of yours, as none needs a smile so much as he who has no more to give."

    Unknown

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • “If you tax something more, you get less of it. If you subsidize something you get more of it”

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "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

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil...”

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • "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

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble - it empties today of its strength"

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "If you want to protect vital national security secrets from WikiLeaks, just put them in the same vault as Obama's birth certificate"

    Mike Huckabee (a.k.a The Guv)

  • 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

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you"

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • "Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence"

  • "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

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • 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

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • "To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them."

    Richard Henry Lee (1787)

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Always love your country — but never trust your government”

    Robert Novak

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • “The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie”

    Ann Landers

  • "When you find you are digging yourself into a hole, dig faster, you’ll get to your destination sooner”

    WAG

  • "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 progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt."

    John Adams

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "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)

  • "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)

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I know of no way to judge the future but by the past"

  • "The last time France needed more proof it rolled through the streets of Paris in the form of a German tank"

    David Letterman

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman"

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • "Welfare is mistrusted by those who pay for it, and held in contempt by those who receive it"

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but Democrats believe every day is April fifteenth"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • People once came to America to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could. Now they come only to TAKE all that they can.

    WAG

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • "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.

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "The government that can give you everything you want, can take everything that you have"

  • “I am an ignorant American and proud to be in the majority.”

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

  • "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises"

    Demosthenes

  • “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

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "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

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • “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 Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • "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

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • "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"

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • "Great men do not set out to be great, they set out to do great things"

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • "A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader"

    Dean Acheson

  • "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

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Irony is a clear consciousness of an eternal agility, of the infinitely abundant chaos."

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • "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

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • “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)

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • "it is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "The only thing that saves us from bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty"

    Eugene McCarthy

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

  • “A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."

    James Madison

  • "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

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "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

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "The mind is like a parachute, it works best when it is opened"

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get."

    Dave Gardner

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • "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)

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "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

  • "Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • “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

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "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

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • “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

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "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

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • “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

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors."

    Plato

  • “About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation”

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • "How the media reports what they report (their bias) is important. What they choose to report (or not report) is equally important"

    WAG

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The American constitution was designed by a group of geniuses, knowing it would be administered by a group of idiots"

  • “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

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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."

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

  • "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."

    George Washington

  • “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to be stupid.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “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

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • "An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood."

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • "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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • “Rarely is it said after Senate debate that everything has not been said, rather it is whether every Senator has said it”

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • "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

  • “If you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times"

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • "Something that can’t go on forever, won’t."

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    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

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • "If voting made a difference, it would be illegal"

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves"

    Edward R. Murrow

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • “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”

  • “The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "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

  • "Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical"

    Yogi Berra

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • “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)

  • "There’s no such thing as the future, just history that hasn’t happened yet."

    Harry Truman

  • "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

  • “A woman's outfit should be like a barbed-wire fence - serving its purpose without obstructing the view.”

    Sophia Loren

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

  • "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

  • “Capitalism is a system whereby the rich are powerful. Communism and Socialism are systems where the powerful are rich.”

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "The road to success is littered with many setbacks, never failures."

    WAG

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • “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

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

  • “If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve”

    WAG

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "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

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • “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

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • 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.”

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • Yesterday is history; Tomorrow is a mystery: Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the Present"

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • "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

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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