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May 23, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
“The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.” -- Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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MISCELLANEOUS
“To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth” --
"Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones" -- Phillip Brooks
Tags: Character,

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

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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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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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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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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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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 part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live" -- Mark Twain

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened" --
"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” -- Alexis de Tocqueville
Tags: Morality,

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Public sector employment....... because it sure beats work." --
"Not interested in Left vs. Right. Interested in Right vs. Wrong." --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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GOVERNMENT
"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures" -- Julius Caesar
“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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COMEDY - HUMOR
"I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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TAXES
“If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves” -- Thomas Sowell (1992)

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POLITICS
“Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut” -- Larry Elder
Tags: Language,
"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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -- Benjamin Franklin
Tags: Drinking,

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!" -- WAG
“May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past” --

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IGNORANCE
"If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot" -- Ted Nugent
"It is so much more difficult to manipulate people when they are educated and enlightened" -- WAG
“I may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority” -- American Citizen

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

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

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

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

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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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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar" -- 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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COMMENT CORNER
"Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.” -- John Wayne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders" -- Larry Elder

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POLITICS
"Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state" -- John Kerry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road To Rome
"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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
“First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.” -- Pastor Martin Niemöller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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GOVERNMENT
“Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem" -- Ronald Reagan
"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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GUN CONTROL
"Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms." -- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations -- entangling alliances with none" -- Thomas Jefferson
Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner." -- James Bovard

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” -- Antonio Porchia
“Great men set out not to be great, but to do great things” --
Tags: Greatness,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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
“A man's reputation is the opinion people have of him; his character is what he really is." -- Jack Miner
Tags: Character,

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
"I swear by my life, and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine" -- Ayn Rand

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PERSPECTIVE
"A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it." --
"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing" -- Albert Einstein
Tags: Evil,

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

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

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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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CORRUPTION COUCH
"Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse" -- Adlai E. Stevenson
“The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.” -- WAG

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." -- John Adams
"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily" -- George Washington

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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CULTURE
“Perception is today’s reality” --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope.” -- Margaret Thatcher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GUN CONTROL
"To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them." -- Richard Henry Lee (1787)

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

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

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

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

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

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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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PARENTING
"Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens at the White House, but what happens inside your house" -- Barbara Bush

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense." --
“Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory” --

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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HUMAN NATURE
"It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare" -- Mark Twain
Tags: Moral Courage,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason." -- Mark Twain
"I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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COMMENT CORNER
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” -- Robert Green Ingersoll
"For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged." -- WAG

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

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LIAR'S LAIR
"A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.” --
"There are lies, damned lies and statistics" -- Mark Twain

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"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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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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MISCELLANEOUS
“Nothing in the world will take the place of persistence … and determination” -- Calvin Coolidge
"I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty" -- Strom Thurmond

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
“There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil” -- Ayn Rand
Tags: Evil,

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men" -- Ayn Rand

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

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Disingenuous Den
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.” -- William Pitt
Tags: Tyranny,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“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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MONEY
"Spend other people's money as though it was your own" -- WAG
"The US dollar is backed by little more than confidence. Confidence in people's lack of understanding of how America's monetary system functions." --
"Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back" -- Steven Wright

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether." -- WAG
Tags: Law,

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.” -- Benjamin Franklin
"Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes." -- WAG

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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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COMMENT CORNER
"The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think" --
"Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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
“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them...” -- Arthur C. Clarke
"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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YOUTH
The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it" -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest" -- 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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INSPIRATIONAL
"The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter" -- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward" -- Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)
"I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees." -- American Patriot

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

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

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

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

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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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POLITICS
"To delve inside the liberal progressive mind, one must endure a dark and errie place, absent all logic and devoid all reason and common sense" -- WAG

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

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

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

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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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LIAR'S LAIR
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.” -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt" -- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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OXYMORON
"Government Integrity: An Oxymoron" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." -- Mark Twain
"Liberals have two sets of rules – one for the average Joe, the ordinary American who they have contempt for and don’t have much faith in, and another set of rules for themselves" -- Rush Limbaugh
Tags: Liberalism,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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INSPIRATIONAL
"Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees." -- American Patriot
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -- Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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TAXES
"We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army” -- Dick Cheney

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

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

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

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

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

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HUMAN NATURE
"Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart." --
Tags: Failure,
“American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it” -- Dave Barry

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IGNORANCE
"We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality" -- Ayn Rand
"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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RELIGION
"Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point" --

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held." --
Tags: Faith,
"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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MISCELLANEOUS
"Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it" -- Harry S. Truman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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.
"Adversity makes a good man better" --

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The Waste Wing
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." -- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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GOVERNMENT
"Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program" -- Milton Friedman
“Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts” -- Ronald Reagan
Tags: Liberty,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"Ask why until you understand" --

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

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

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

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

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CORRUPTION COUCH
"There is no right way to do wrong" --
"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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MEDIA
"A free nation is armed with a free press." --

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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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LAW
“If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution” --
Tags: Law, Constitution,

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity." -- Luck
"In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity" -- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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MISCELLANEOUS
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” -- Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)
Tags: Truth,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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IGNORANCE
“In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” -- Hunter S. Thompson
"We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts" --
"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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MEDIA
"Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party" -- Joseph Stalin

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
“I fear not the individual who occupies the Oval Office, but the people who elected him to that office.” --
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value" -- Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COMMENT CORNER
"There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world" -- Thomas Jefferson
Tags: Truth, Knowledge,
“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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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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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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THE INTIMIDATORS
"Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action." -- Ian Fleming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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POLITICS
"One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results." -- Milton Friedman

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

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

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

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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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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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GUN CONTROL
"An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject" --
"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
"Remove one freedom per generation, and soon you will have no freedom and no one would have noticed." -- Karl Marx

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

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

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

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

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

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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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ALETHOPHOBIA
"Truth has no agenda" --

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

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

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

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

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

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INSPIRATIONAL
"Look at yourself, like yourself, and find the positive" -- Dana Buchman
"Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine" -- Lord Byron

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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  • “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people; it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

    Patrick Henry

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

    Voltaire

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    John Adams

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • 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

  • “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”

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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

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

    Plato

  • "Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty"

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Milton Friedman

  • 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 inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery”

    Winston Churchill

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    WAG

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "What if there was a cure for the disease we call LIBERLISM? There is, and it's called REALITY (one dose daily)."

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    George Washington

  • "How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    American Patriot

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

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    George Eliot

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    William Faulkner

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    WAG

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

    Douglas Casey

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Socrates

  • "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

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

    Mike Adams

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    Karl Marx

  • "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb."

    Pastor John MacArthur

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

  • "Nothing is more destructive to a democracy than ignorance and an uniformed citizenry"

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

    Pat Flynn

  • “One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

    Antonio Porchia

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese proverb

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

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

  • "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)

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

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • “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 may be ignorant, but I’m in the majority”

    American Citizen

  • "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."

    James Madison

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed increase equal a spending cut”

    Larry Elder

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

  • "The progressive mind is as deep as the pavement puddle"

    WAG

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Galileo

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

  • "Expect the best, prepare for the worst, capitalize on what comes"

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

    Jay Leno

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "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."

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get”

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    WAG

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

    William P. Anthony

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

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

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Charles Gordy

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    James Bovard

  • “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)

  • "That may be a FACT, but it’s still just your opinion"

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Fuller

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders"

    Larry Elder

  • “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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to”

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "We now have more people in the business of preparing tax returns than we have in the … army”

    Dick Cheney

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

    Anonymous

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "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)

  • "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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

    Milton Friedman

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

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

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

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Aristotle

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

  • “It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    Saul Bellow

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "Islam is a religion in which God requires you to send your son to die for him. Christianity is a faith in which God sends his son to die for you"

    John D. Ashcroft

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • “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)

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    George Mason

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Plato

  • "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)

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

  • "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

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds"

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    Robert Frost

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Robert Novak

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • “It is not enough to merely be enlightened, one must also be engaged.”

    WAG

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

  • “The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates"

    Tacitus

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "Bureaucracy is the art of making the possible impossible. He who has trusted where he ought not will surely mistrust where he ought not"

    Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Marx

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

    WAG

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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 ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools."

    Herbert Spencer

  • "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

  • “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing"

    Edmund Burke

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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)

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

  • "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

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Oscar Wilde

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

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

  • "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

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

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

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

    WAG

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    C. A. Beard

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    WAG

  • "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so"

    Mark Twain

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

    Lord Byron

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

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

    WAG

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

  • "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)

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds. ... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution"

    Grover Cleveland

  • "The woman’s mission is not to enhance the masculine spirit, but to express the feminine; hers is not to preserve a man-made world, but to create a human world by the infusion of the feminine element into all of its activities.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

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

    Doug Powers

  • "Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "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

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

    Evan Sayet

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Harry Truman

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Dave Gardner

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

  • "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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

    George Washington

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

    David Letterman

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

    WAG

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Ernest Benn

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

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

    Ann Landers

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

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Demosthenes

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

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

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

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

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

    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.

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

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

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Robert Schuller

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Dana Buchman

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    George W. Bush

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

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

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

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

    George Orwell

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

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Joseph Addison

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God"

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "Agenda 21 is not a "conspiracy theory", it is an Action Plan."

  • "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them."

    Isaac Asimov

  • "The surest way to destroy a nation is to debauch its currency."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Someone who does not know the difference between good and evil is worth nothing"

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "I’ve had my fun and I didn’t enjoy it"

  • "Today, too many polititians seek public office rather than public service."

  • “The state must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”

    Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf )

  • “It’s unprofessional to confuse loyalty with integrity”

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

  • "Destroy the family, you destroy the country."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “When injustice becomes law, then resistance becomes duty.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something"

  • "I love to go to Washington, if only to be nearer my money"

    Bob Hope

  • “To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth”

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

  • "When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water"

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • "Liberty, once lost, is lost forever."

    John Adams

  • "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

  • "I am an American voter, ignorant of my ignorance."

  • "The man that sets out to change the world without first changing himself is a fool"

  • "At least the federal governments is there to hand you a crutch after it breaks your leg, right?"

  • “Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer”

    Ludwig von Mises

  • "Never allow success to go to your head, nor failure to your heart."

  • "Blaming guns for spree killings is like blaming short skirts for rape."

  • "Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late."

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

  • "One man with a gun can control 100 without one"

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A government that requires "integrity provisions" is by definition past the stage where they will do any good."

    Mark Steyn

  • "Ignorance is a choice one makes, often with happiness being the desired outcome. They are however mutually exclusive.”

    WAG

  • “If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    James Madison

  • "Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

    James Madison

  • "The 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)

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

  • "God made man before woman so as to give him time to think of an answer for her first question."

  • "Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"

    Doug Larson

  • "I will prepare, and some day my chance will come"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

    Mark Twain

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • “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”

  • "Rather than being a selfless act of service, becoming a politician is now about enriching oneself"

    WAG

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

  • "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

  • "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)

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Life is not measured by the breaths that we take, but by the moments that take our breath away!"

    Unknown

  • "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"

    Albert Einstein

  • "When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "He who fails to prepare, prepares for failure"

  • "The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself."

    St. Augustine

  • “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

  • "Let it never be said that failure arose from lack of effort"

  • “I do not know if the people of the United States would vote for superior men if they ran for office, but there can be no doubt that such men do not run.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread"

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • Common Sense: “when we remove the sense, it becomes all too common”

    WAG

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • "The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office"

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • Ships are safe in harbors, but that's not what ships are for...

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

  • "The greatest enemy of a good plan is the dream of a perfect plan”

    von Clausewitz

  • "Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life"

    Mark Twain

  • "I used to be indecisive. Now I'm not sure"

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted"


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "Learn to say no. It will be of more use to you than to be able to read Latin"

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • "History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance."

    James Madison

  • "The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see"

    Ayn Rand

  • "The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope"

    Karl Marx

  • "Don't let schooling interfere with your education"

    Mark Twain

  • "The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left"

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • “Always speak the truth, and you will never be concerned with your memory”

  • "If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it"

    William Arthur Ward

  • "Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is."

    Thomas Sowell

  • “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

  • "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"

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

  • "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

  • "That to which we aspire, though cannot attain, we often tear down"

    WAG

  • “The tragedy in life is not reaching your goals, it is to have no goals to achieve”

  • "Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.”

    John Wayne

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

  • "Spend other people's money as though it was your own"

    WAG

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

  • “The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted.”

    James Madison

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

  • “Do you think you would ever have heard of Christianity if the Apostles had gone out and said, ‘I believe in consensus?’”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Rights are granted by the individual, or governmental agency, that signs your welfare check"

    WAG

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • “Bureaucracy -- the organizational weaknesses that cause smart people to make dumb decisions”

  • “The power to tax is the power to destroy”

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • "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

  • "Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together"

  • Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.”

    Confucius

  • “Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was representation without taxation”

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "Going to law is losing a cow for the sake of a cat"

    Mark Twain

  • “A goal without a plan is just a wish”

    Larry Elder

  • "There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

    Charles de Montesquieu

  • "Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • "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

  • "Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government"

    James Madison

  • "A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake, at the moment"

    Willis Player

  • “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

  • "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

  • "Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "The road to hell is paved with good intentions"

  • "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step"

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "Beer: helping ugly people have sex since 3000 B.C."

    W. C. Fields

  • "He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all."

  • "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

  • “The satisfaction acquired through giving surpasses those pleasures attained from receiving”

  • "Abortion is not a woman’s rights issue but a human rights issue"

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • "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

  • "If you're not out there upsetting idiots, you just might be yourself an idiot"

    Ted Nugent

  • “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away”

    Philip K. Dick

  • "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

  • "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

    Mao Tse-Tung

  • “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years you would have a shortage of sand.”

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

  • "Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Laughing at oneself is often the best source of humor"

    WAG

  • "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

  • "There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the world"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Nothing in the world is more dangerous than a sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity"

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Corrupt government is host to many ironies, but three are paramount: SUCCESS is a liability, FAILURE is an asset, and as long as the INTENTIONS are pure in the public mind, better funding follows failure, not success."

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Statism survives by looting; a free country survives by production"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead”

    Will Rogers

  • “An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last”

    Winston Churchill

  • "You piss off a conservative by lying. You piss off a liberal by telling the truth."

  • "The great ignorant failure of the left: Though it has learned how to get elected, it has not learned how to govern."

    Daniel Greenfield

  • “The 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)

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Don't cry because it’s over, smile because it happened"

  • "Many of us believe that wrongs aren't wrong if it's done by nice people like ourselves."

    Author Unknown

  • "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

  • "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

  • "Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car"

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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 best thing you can do for the poor is not become one"

    Reverend Ike

  • "A joy shared is doubled, a sorrow shared is halved"

  • "If Mother Nature doesn’t get you, Father Time will"

  • "If I could live my life over again, I wouldn't have time"

    Bob Hope

  • “When the power of Love overcomes the love of Power, the world will know PEACE”

    Jimi Hendrix

  • The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities”

    Ayn Rand

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "Though something may be true, if not widely known, it cannot be considered fact."

    Liberal Logic

  • “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

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • “Tell a lie often enough, it becomes the truth”

    Joseph Goebbels

  • "Apparently, I'm supposed to be more angry about what Mitt Romney does with his money than what Barack Obama does with mine."

  • “To be clever enough to get all that money, you must be stupid enough to want it”

    G. K. Chesterton

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see"

    Mark Twain

  • "The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive."

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it"

    Bob Hope

  • "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

  • "Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt."

    Sam Adams

  • "Belief in a falsehood does not make it true"

    WAG

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

  • “There's nothing better than a friend ... unless it's a friend with chocolate.”

    Charles Dickens

  • "Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters."

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom"

  • "When you vote to allow the taking of another life, you are complicit in the taking of that life."

  • "Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it"

    Mark Twain

  • “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it and them misapplying the wrong remedies”

    Groucho Marx

  • "It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge."

    Enrico Fermi

  • "Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”

    Vince Lombardi

  • "War does not determine who is right - only who is left"

  • "Those ignorant of history are condemned to repeat it."

  • "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

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”

    John F. Kennedy

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic”

  • "You don’t get ahead in life by looking into your rear view mirror"

    WAG

  • "May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door"

  • 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

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • “The honesty of the press is as great an object to society as the freedom of it.”

    Thomas Paine

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

  • “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a Congress”

    John Adams

  • "Before you open your mouth to speak, please make sure it's an improvement upon the silence"

  • "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."

    Mark Twain

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "Remember, the Ark was built by amateurs, the Titanic by professionals"

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

  • "Luck is at the intersection of preparation and opportunity."

    Luck

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "A free nation is armed with a free press."

  • “Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.”

    Bertrand Russell

  • "We are fast approaching a time when the majority sign the back of the check, rather than the front"

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "If I agreed with you we'd both be wrong"

  • “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”

    Aldous Huxley

  • “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live”

  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak"

  • "Some cause happiness wherever they go. Others whenever they go"

  • “I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said."

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "If only the Nazis and Soviets had been as merciful to the innocent as America is to the guilty"

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “The very people, who will go to the ends of the earth to defend the most heinous of murderers, do not give a second thought to the taking of an innocent life”

    WAG

  • “The Constitution does not grant rights, it recognizes them”

    Jason Laumark

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

  • "A nation's greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members."

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "Of all the enemies of true liberty, war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other."

    James Madison

  • “If a man doesn’t find something he is willing to die for, he isn’t fit to live”

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "One man practicing good sportsmanship is far better than 50 others preaching it"

    Knute Rockne

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."

    Milton Friedman

  • "Always be sincere, even if you don’t mean it"

    Harry S. Truman

  • "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

  • "We don't let them have ideas. Why would we let them have guns"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder"

    George Washington

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work."

    Thomas Edison

  • “It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's ignorance”

    Spanish Proverb

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • “The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all"

    John F. Kennedy

  • "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

  • "Every time Congress makes a joke, it’s a law. And every time it makes a law, it’s a joke"

    Will Rogers

  • "Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones"

    Phillip Brooks

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

  • “When the truth hurts, or is otherwise offensive, it is inappropriate.”

    WAG

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

  • "Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience"

  • “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?”

  • "Does reality influence the news, or is it the news that influences reality?"

    WAG

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them"

    George Mason

  • "History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subjected peoples to carry arms have prepared their own fall"

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "A lie is an untruth told with intent to deceive."

  • "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Everything will be all right in the end... if it's not all right then it's not yet the end.”

  • "Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition"

  • “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.”

    John Adams (1826)

  • “There’s only one kind of patriotism, and that’s the kind that loves and supports – not loathes and fears – America”

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • “When an opponent declares, 'I will not come over to your side,' I calmly say, 'Your child belongs to us already....”

    Adolph Hitler

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

  • “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • "I am a simple man who happens to still possess what at one time was all too common….. A thing called sense."

  • “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)

  • “The Nine most feared words – I am with the government and here to help”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

  • "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

    George Orwell

  • "In politics, never let facts get in the way of a good story"

    WAG

  • "Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them"

    Bill Vaughan

  • "You're never too old to learn something stupid"

  • "Friends, like life itself, should be cherished ALWAYS!"

    WAG

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn’t swim.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else."

    Frederic Bastiat

  • “It isn't what people think that is important, but the reason they think what they think."

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Ronald Reagan pursued those things which he believed in, not necessarily those things which he knew he could win"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.''

    Charlotte

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't"

    Mark Twain

  • "When the Federal Reserve cites statistics to claim that there is not much evidence of inflation, we need to keep in mind that the statistics they rely on exclude food and energy prices. The cost of living is no sweat if you can do without electricity and food."

    Thomas Sowell

  • "Don’t tell me how ruff the water is – just bring in the ship."

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • 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

  • “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "And what is the state but a servant and a convenience for a large number of people, just like the electric light and the plumbing system? And wouldn't it be preposterous to claim that men must exist for their plumbing, not the plumbing for the men"

    Ayn Rand

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

  • “Government is not the answer to our problems -- government is the problem"

    Ronald Reagan

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • “When your talent interests a human need, you are on the path of your life’s purpose”

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

  • "Japan would never invade the United States. We would find a rifle behind every blade of grass."

    Isoroku Yamamoto

  • “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

  • "Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “One must indoctrinate a child while he still fits width-wise on the bed.”

    Soviet Union saying

  • "America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees"

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

  • "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "All receive advice - only the wise profit from it"

    Syrus

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

  • Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.”

    William Pitt

  • "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

    Winston Churchill

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

  • “Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half”

  • "If you choose public service, choose it to serve the public, not your bank account. When you're done serving, go home. Get a real job."

    Jack Abramoff

  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything”

    Mark Twain

  • "If you cannot prove a lie is a lie, is it then the truth?"

    WAG

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

  • “Worse than evil is the apathy that allows it”

  • "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

  • "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

  • “Permit me to issue and control the money of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws.”

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up"

  • "There are times in one’s life, and in a nation’s life, where siting on the sidelines just isn’t an option."

    WAG

  • "24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence? I think not."

    H.L. Mencken

  • “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 Constitution shall never be construed....to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."

    Samuel Adams

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "When you give a monkey the choice between an addictive drug and food, it will starve to death."

    Rick Perry

  • "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

  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there”

    John Wooden

  • "We have our theory; don't confuse me with the facts"

  • "There are two ways of doing things: the right way, and the way they do it in Washington"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "If you tell a lie, but have a good reason for telling that lie, then it really is not a lie."

    WAG

  • "America's liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

  • "I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar"

    Robert Brault

  • "He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."

    Chinese Proverb

  • “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)

  • "Borrow money from pessimists - they don't expect it back"

    Steven Wright

  • “Finding your purpose in life begins with Faith, Hope, and Charity”

  • "If you can’t explain what you're doing in simple English, you’re probably doing something wrong"

    Alfred Kazin

  • "Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable"

    Mark Twain

  • "A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Tolerance is the last virtue of a dying society.”

    Aristotle

  • "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

  • "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “To be fair, we should all be allowed our own set of facts, truth be dammed”

    WAG

  • “It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think"

  • "Al Gore proved that you can win the Presidential election without a single Southern state"

    John Kerry

  • "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily"

    George Washington

  • “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

  • "The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "The lesson of history is that people never learn the lessons of history."

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

  • “Nothing is more powerful in a democracy than knowledge”

    Rudy Giuliani

  • "Until such time that compassion is measured by helping people to help themselves, we will only ensure the enslavement of others, in the very name of compassion"

    WAG

  • "The 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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

  • "You can not raise the weak, by holding down the strong"

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "As an American I am not so shocked that Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize without any accomplishments to his name, but that America gave him the White House based on the same credentials."

    Newt Gingrich

  • "A good day is when no one shows up and you don't have to go anywhere."

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "Show me your friends I'll show you your future"

  • "Better to die on your feet, than live on your knees."

    American Patriot

  • ”The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it."

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom"

    Mark Twain

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • “The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it”

    Ayn Rand

  • "Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the socialist state."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • “The reason the charge of having a double standard never sticks against liberal/progressives, is because they have no standards to begin with.”

    WAG

  • "If you really want to judge a man's character, give him power"

  • "Wise men learn by other men's mistakes, fools by their own"

  • "One of the reasons people hate politics is that truth is rarely a politician's objective - election and power are"

    Cal Thomas

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "Reputation is what others perceive you to be. Character is what you are"

    John Wooden

  • "The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter"

    Mark Twain

  • "Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • "If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain"

  • "Try not to become a man of success, but rather, try to become a man of value"

    Albert Einstein

  • “Let me issue and control a nation’s money and I care not who writes the laws”

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

  • "The voices in my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas"

  • "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

  • "A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again."

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

  • "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Sometimes you do have to go backwards before you can move forward"

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • “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

  • 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

  • “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past”

  • "The main thing in one’s own private world is to try to laugh as much as you cry"

    Maya Angelou

  • “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

  • “Never interfere with an enemy while he’s in the process of destroying himself.”

    Napoléon Bonaparte

  • "The only real power comes out of a long rifle"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • “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

  • “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

  • "The power to unite is stronger than the power to destroy"

    Anonymous

  • “Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed”

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

  • "The measure of a man’s character is how he treats another who can do nothing for him"

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself envied"

    Mark Twain

  • “Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.”

    Otto von Bismarck

  • “Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves”

    Benjamin Constant, Brazilian statesman

  • "A memorandum is written to protect the writer -- not to inform the reader"

    Dean Acheson

  • "May the thirst for truth never be quenched."

    WAG

  • “If you don't have the law, you argue the facts; if you don't have the facts, you argue the law; if you have neither the facts nor the law, then you argue the Constitution”

  • “It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes.”

    Joseph Stalin

  • “You learn a lot about people not just by what they say, but by what they don't say”

  • “I know enough to know, there is so much that I do not know”

  • "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • "The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard"

  • “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

  • "You can entertain without teaching, however cannot teach without entertaining."

  • "A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”

  • "A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"

  • "The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list"

  • "I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "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

  • “He must be very ignorant for he answers every question he is asked”

    Voltaire

  • "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

  • 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

  • "Courage is not the absence of fear but the presence of faith."

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "One of the greatest ironies of our day is that in this age of information, so many are so ignorant"


    WAG

  • “The same administration that can’t build a web site, just took over the internet.”

    Brad Thor

  • When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.”

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle."

    George Washington

  • "Lies influence the ignorant, and inflame the informed"

    WAG

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

  • “There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.”

    Orison S. Marden

  • "I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays."

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

  • "For a representative republic to prosper, much less survive, its citizens must be both informed and engaged."

    WAG

  • “America is the best half-educated country in the world”

    Nicholas Murray Butler

  • "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

  • "Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

  • "Knowledge is a powerful tool. Without it, a powerful tool one becomes."

    WAG

  • "Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerly exercised for the good of its victims may be the most opressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

    C. S. Lewis

  • “The 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

  • "Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live"

    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

  • "If we agreed 100 percent of the time, one of us wouldn't be necessary"

  • "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

  • "Life without GOD is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point"

  • "Silence is foolish if we are wise, but it is wise if we are foolish"

  • “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 you laid all the economists in the world end to end, they would not reach a conclusion”

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

  • “It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.”

    Patrick Henry

  • "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it”

    Margaret Sanger (Founder of Planned Parenthood)

  • “A country that can't control its borders isn't really a country anymore”

    Ronald Reagan

  • “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

    George Bernard Shaw

  • "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration"

    Thomas Edison

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

  • "Democracy is the worst form of government except all others"

    Winston Churchill

  • “Success in business, as in life, requires character, confidence, consistency, commitment and courage. It's a marathon, not a sprint"

  • “When the desire for success, overcomes the fear of failure, great things can be achieved”

    WAG

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

  • "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

  • “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

    Lou Holtz

  • "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives"

    Mark Twain

  • “Taxes are not levied for the benefit of the taxed”

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it"

    Milton Friedman

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • "Pity for the guilty is treason to the innocent"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

  • “Truth is like poetry, and most people hate poetry”

  • "I oppose the war, but support the troops"

    Liberal Lingo

  • "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

  • "Money can't buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with"

  • "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

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • “Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.”

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • “American consumers have no problem with carcinogens, but they will not purchase any product, including floor wax, that has fat in it”

    Dave Barry

  • "Governments have killed more innocent people than all the wars combined. 170 MILLION in the 20th Century alone."

  • “I used to pray for somebody to speak out, to stand up and defend our liberties, … then I realized I am somebody.”

  • "Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach"

    Albert Einstein

  • In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

    John Adams

  • "Mama used to say, dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner (rather than later)."

  • 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

  • “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

  • "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace"

    George Washington

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

  • "A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory"

  • "I do benefits for all religions - I'd hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality"

    Bob Hope

  • “Don't ever argue with an idiot.... they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience"

    Anonymous

  • "He who would give up a little liberty in return for a little security deserves neither liberty nor security"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "To some it's a six-pack, to me it's Support Group Salvation in a can"

    Leo Durocher

  • "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

  • "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man."

    Psalm 118:8

  • "To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge."

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

  • "When you find you’re digging yourself into a hole, I always say dig faster, you’ll get to the bottom sooner."

    WAG

  • "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"

    Confucious

  • "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

  • "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government has grown out of too much government"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on an installment plan."

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • “No matter how fast a lie is, the truth will catch up with her.”

    Dutch Proverb