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March 24, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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YOUTH
“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.” -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
“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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IGNORANCE
"Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” -- Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- Mark Twain
"Heroes get remembered - but legends never die" --

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free." -- Jerry Pournelle

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

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

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

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

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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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HEROES
"Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd" -- Jon Roland (1976)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --
"For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know." --

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts" --
"Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C." -- W. C. Fields
Tags: Drinking,
"No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut" -- Sam Rayburn

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly" -- Robert Schuller
“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” -- Edmund Burke

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it" -- Harry S. Truman
"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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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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CULTURE
"A nation of sheep will get a government of wolves" -- Edward R. Murrow

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LAW
"Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government" -- Paul Craig Roberts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” -- Matthew 16:26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” -- George Orwell
"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily" -- George Washington

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief" -- Joseph Addison
"When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
“I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

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

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

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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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IGNORANCE
"I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance." --
“Wisdom is the chief element of happiness” -- Sophocles

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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.” --
"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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GUN CONTROL
"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." -- Alexander Hamilton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it" -- Mark Twain
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Road To Rome
"Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything” -- David Stockman
Tags: Government,

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THE SEXES
"In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man - if you want anything done, ask a woman" -- Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened" -- WAG
“America is the best half-educated country in the world” -- Nicholas Murray Butler

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth" -- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Tags: Liberalism, Truth,
"To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense" -- WAG

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COMMENT CORNER
“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -- John F. Kennedy
Tags: JFK,
“I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.” -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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The IRONY Board
"Irony 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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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
"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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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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WELFARE
"Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government" -- James Madison

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RELIGION
“It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.” -- Patrick Henry
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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PERSPECTIVE
"If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary" --
"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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COMMENT CORNER
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia
“Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.” -- Pope Saint John Paul II

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Every morning is the dawn of a new error." --
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
“There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.” -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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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
“Be truthful … Truth leads to trust” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War." -- George Washington
Tags: Preperation,

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” -- Vince Lombardi
"Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward" -- Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
“To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth” --
"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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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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GUN CONTROL
"The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment" --

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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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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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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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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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ELDERLY
"Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy" --
"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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MISCELLANEOUS
"The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them." -- Vladimir Lenin

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LIAR'S LAIR
“The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie” -- Ann Landers
"Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"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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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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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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GOVERNMENT
“Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Liberty,
"At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne
"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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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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WOMEN
"I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.” -- Margaret Thatcher
Tags: Women\'s Lib,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Tags: Evil,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith." --
Tags: Courage,
“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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The IRONY Board
"Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom." -- Anatole France

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." -- Mark Twain
"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
"What this country needs are more unemployed politicians." -- Edward Langley (artist)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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PERSPECTIVE
“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” -- Lou Holtz
"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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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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CULTURE
"If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
"When in doubt tell the truth" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is." -- Jack Miner
Tags: Character,
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
"Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry" --
Tags: Ignorance,
"Ignorance is the truest form of 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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GOVERNMENT
"Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution" -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt" -- Abraham Lincoln
"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." -- Winston Churchill

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"There are lies, damned lies and statistics" -- 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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive" -- WAG
"It’s not really lying if you know I’m not telling the truth." -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"Belief in a falsehood does not make it true" -- 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,
"This is like deja vu all over again" -- Yogi Berra
Tags: Yogism,

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll
"Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats." -- WAG

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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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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POLITICS
"In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story" -- WAG
Tags: Truth,
“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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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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POLITICS
"An ignorant electorate, every politician's lifeblood." --
Tags: Ignorance,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none" -- Thomas Jefferson
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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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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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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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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GOVERNMENT
“If government didn’t create problems they’d be left will none to solve” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men" -- Thomas Henry Huxley
“The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving” -- WAG

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

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

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

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

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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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Road To Rome
“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty." -- James Madison
Tags: Tyranny,
“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)
“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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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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LAW
"Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny" -- Edmund Burke
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it" -- William Arthur Ward

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CULTURE
"The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential." -- Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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Road To Rome
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down" -- WAG
"You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience" -- Anonymous
Tags: idiot,

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

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GUN CONTROL
"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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Road To Rome
“Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Evil,
“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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GOVERNMENT
"Don't steal - The government hates competition" --
Tags: government,

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God" -- Benjamin Franklin
"Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen" --

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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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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)
national debt
  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

  • "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action."

    Ian Fleming

  • "There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

  • 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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    WAG

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Plato

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

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

    James Madison

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “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)

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "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

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

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

  • 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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

    WAG

  • "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"

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

    Adolph Hitler

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Sam Rayburn

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "I can only say that there is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do to see a plan adopted for the abolition of slavery."

    George Washington

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Saint Pope John Paul II

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Voltaire

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."

    W. Somerset Maugham

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Groucho Marx

  • “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

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Progressive apologist

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Confucius

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • “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?”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Bertrand Russell

  • “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

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Harry Truman

  • "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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Mark Twain

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    George Mason

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

  • "When we lose GOD, it is not GOD who is lost"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Maya Angelou

  • "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)

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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)

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Plato

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

    Brad Thor

  • "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

  • "Everything the Democrats do is the result of a political calculation designed to take advantage of something going wrong"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Sometimes, it's what you do not do, that makes you who you are"

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    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

  • "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

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

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

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

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

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

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

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

  • “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

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

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Jason Laumark

  • "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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

  • “Knowledge 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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

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

    WAG

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

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

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

    Anonymous

  • "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

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "I 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

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

    Orison S. Marden

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    James Madison

  • “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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    WAG

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

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

    John Wooden

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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)

  • “Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination”

    Calvin Coolidge

  • "A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain"

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    George Mason

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Better to deny a child some of life’s wants and pleasures, than to deny them a brother or sister.”

    Pope Saint John Paul II

  • “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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

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

    WAG

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Will Rogers

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

    George Eliot

  • "In the age of information, ignorance is a choice"

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

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

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Knute Rockne

  • “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)

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    WAG

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

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

    WAG

  • "I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Dave Gardner

  • “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)

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    Anonymous

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “What matters is not the truth, but what we choose (are told) to believe.”

    WAG

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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Yogi Berra

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

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

    John Adams

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

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    American Patriot

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    George Santayana

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

    Ayn Rand

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


    WAG

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

    Charley Reese

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

  • "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

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

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

    John Wooden

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

    Pat Flynn

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

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

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    George Washington

  • "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    WAG

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

    John Adams

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George W. Bush

  • “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”

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    David Stockman

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    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)

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    David Letterman

  • 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

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

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

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

    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 only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    George Washington

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

    WAG

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

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

    John Adams

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

    Eugene McCarthy

  • “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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Phillip Brooks

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • "Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work."

  • "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them"

    Alfred Adler

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The American dream is not that every man must be level with every other man. The American dream is that every man must be free to become whatever God intends he should become.”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “The 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

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "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.

  • "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

  • “Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.”

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”

    Voltaire

  • "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

  • "For when democracy becomes tyranny, those of us with rifles still get to vote"

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "Climate is what we expect, weather is what we get"

    Mark Twain

  • "Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them"

    Frederick Douglass

  • “I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results"

    Albert Einstein

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

  • "Bureaucracy is nothing more than the hardening of an organization's arteries"

    William P. Anthony

  • "Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive"

    Dana Buchman

  • "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

  • "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read"

    Mark Twain

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target"

  • "I'll bet you never dreamed you'd look back at Jimmy Carter as the good old days."

    Mitt Romney

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "Progressivism is an illness and should be treated as such….. Institutionalize them all."

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence"

    C. A. Beard

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.

    Socrates

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • “You don’t marry someone you can live with; you marry the person who you cannot live without”

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • “To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • “It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

    Mark Twain

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "In America today, it's considered anti-American to be pro-American"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • "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

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • "The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions."

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "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

  • "Every morning is the dawn of a new error."

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates"

    Jay Leno

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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."

  • “Everybody feels the evil, but no one has courage or energy enough to seek the cure”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Government can solve nearly any problem. After all, they created most of them."

    WAG

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research"

  • “The path to perfection, the loftiest goal, is success in and of itself”

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "Wise men learn from their mistakes, wiser men learn from the mistakes of others"

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Look to Government to solve most problems. Often going to the source is the best solution"

    WAG

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • "A bad day on the lake is better than a good day at the office"

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them."

    Galileo

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one"


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back"

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys”

    P. J. O'Rourke

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • "Freedom is never won in a single battle - It must be fought for every day"

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • "It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened"

    WAG

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "Feed a man a fish, you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime"

  • “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

  • "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 one (a president) can confer no privileges whatever; the other (the king) can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.”

    Alexander Hamilton in Federalist 69

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "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 high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "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

  • “Society is endangered not by the great profligacy of a few, but by the laxity of morals amongst all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."

    George Washington

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval"

    Mark Twain

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    Mark Twain

  • "Tis better to be ignorant and happy, than informed and upset"

    WAG

  • “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)

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • “The American people are the passengers aboard the Titanic… And Obama is at the helm.”

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent"

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much; if he is an optimist after it, he knows too little"

    Mark Twain

  • “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of anyone else”

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public"

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "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

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion."

    Alexander the Great

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • “It is not the responsibility of parents to pave the road for their children, but to provide them a road map”

  • "In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned in life. It goes on."

    Robert Frost

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "The experiment of self-government can't work where people do not govern themselves"

    James Madison

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • “You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong.”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire"

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • "Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed."

    Karl Marx

  • “Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency: their sole object is gain”

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Winners make things happen - Losers let things happen"

  • “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

  • “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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

  • “GOD may not lighten my load, but HE will strengthen my back.”

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "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."

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is as formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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)

  • "Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy"

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

  • "When people fear government, there is tyranny – When government fears the people, there is liberty"

    Thomas Paine

  • "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)

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

  • “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

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Tell me and I forget - Teach me and I remember - Involve me and I learn"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • "A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes"

    Mark Twain

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "Whoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry and commerce."

    James A. Garfield

  • "The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "Hospitality: making your guests feel like they're at home, even if you wish they were"

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest"

    Mark Twain

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • “Accept the past, look to the future, live in the present”

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War."

    George Washington

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin"

    Mark Twain

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • “The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “If the facts don’t fit the theory, just change the facts”

    Albert Einstein

  • “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

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "Media outlets exist not to inform us, but to influence us; not to educate us, but to enrich themselves"

    WAG

  • "It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it"

    Upton Sinclair

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • “A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for those around him.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Who better to solve a problem then the people responsible for creating it in the first place."

    WAG

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • "You can't have freedom of speech, and at the same time have people not being offended"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

  • "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

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • “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 half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "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

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • "Knowledge is the source of Wealth. Applied to tasks we already know, it becomes Productivity. Applied to tasks that are new, it becomes Innovation"

    Peter Drucker

  • "In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity"

    Alexander Pope

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • “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

  • "Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly"

    Robert Schuller

  • "The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese"

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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."

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart"

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong."

  • "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear"

    Mark Twain

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “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

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

  • “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

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • “A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is."

    Jack Miner

  • “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”

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power government has is the power to crack down on criminals. When there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws"

    Ayn Rand

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "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

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

  • "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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • 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.

  • "Sports do not build character, they reveal it."

  • "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

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

  • "We are one justice away from the Supreme Court ruling that the U.S. Constitution is unconstitutional."

    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

  • “Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • “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

  • "The less a man thinks or knows about his virtues, the better we like him"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil"

    Ephesians 6:11

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session"

    Mark Twain

  • "The Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • 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.”

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality"

  • “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

  • "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government"

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

  • "The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."

    George Washington

  • "Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward"

  • “Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured.... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”

  • "If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free"

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • 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

  • "Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Iwo Jima

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

  • “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”

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • "The day that you are born is the day that you begin to die"

    William Faulkner

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "The Second Amendment has never been about hunting or crime prevention; it’s about keeping our government in check."

    Patrice Lewis

  • "If you tell the truth often enough, people will come around to believing it"

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • "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 man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."

    George Orwell

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • "In Washington, second guessing has become second nature"

    George W. Bush

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • "Life is but an experiment, and we are all lab rats."

    WAG

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • "Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms."

    Aristotle

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid."

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • "Continuing to do nothing and expecting things to change"

  • 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

  • "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

  • "Don't steal - The government hates competition"

  • "Terrorism is the weapon of the weak, against the strong"

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up"

    Mark Twain

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "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

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it."

    George Orwell

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

  • “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

    George Orwell

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "The optimist simply does not have all the facts."

    WAG

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

  • "A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks"

    Charles Gordy

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, ‘See if it weren’t for the government, you wouldn’t be able to walk.’”

    Harry Browne

  • "The best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom."

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "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 power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”

    Saul Bellow

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

  • “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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “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)

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "Free speech is a two-way street, and if you use it, you'd better be prepared to dodge oncoming traffic"

    Doug Powers

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us"

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes"

    Thomas Paine

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "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

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "Profanity is the act of a feeble mind attempting to express itself forcibly"

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • "The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits."

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "Thinking was OUTLAWED in the 1980's. The first time you think is the last time you are a Democrat.”

    Evan Sayet

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • “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 )

  • "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)

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • “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

  • "Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • "A lie is not a lie if you call it the truth."

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner."

    James Bovard

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “I used to think of Wall Street as a financial center. I now think of it as a crime scene.”

    Danny Schecter

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • "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

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • "Be good, stay healthy, and laugh often."

    WAG

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets”

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • "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

  • "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “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

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin