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June 26, 2019

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  • “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

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

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

  • Map of the 114th Congress House of Representatives

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

  • VOTER FRAUD IN THE US: DOCUMENTED

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  • OBAMA Laundry list of LIES

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

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

  • 689 Reasons to Defeat Barack Obama

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    Lower Taxes, Less Government, More Freedom

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

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

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

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

  • Economic growth in America used to mean GDP growth, private sector growth. But when Iman Obama talks about “growth,” he means more citizens suckling at the government teat.” – Rush Limbaugh

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

  • 2016: Obama's America

  • "Now don’t get me wrong.  I am all in favor of lying, cheating, and stealing….. so long as it benefits me and not the other guy"

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

  • Life………. It’s GOD’s choice

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

    Adolf Hitler

  • Profiles In Bias

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  • ObamaCare WATCHER

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  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • "Most bad government has grown out of too much government" - Thomas Jefferson

  • Benghazi-Gate
    Another Gun Running Operation

  • "Ignorance is the single greatest tool of oppression"

  • Ineptocracy: (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of achieving, and where the members of society least likely to succeed or even to sustain themselves, are abundantly rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

  • "The 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

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

  • "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."

  • It’s all about power & control, and is only made possible through an ignorant population.  Don’t be a DENIER…. Come into the HERD

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

  • Derivatives: The Unregulated Global Casino for Banks

  • "Keeping The Embers Amber"

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

  • Saving The Republic

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse

  • Abortion is ANTI-LIFE

  • Heavy Hitters: Top All-Time Donors, 1989-2014

  • First Theorem of Government: Above all else, the public sector is a racket for the enrichment of insiders, cronies, bureaucrats, and interest groups.

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

  •  RightOnline.com

  • Tenth Amendment Center

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


Posted By: FlyBoy on 7/20/2014 07:30 AM in The Irony Board. Published on 7/17/2014.

"(Reuters) - A Southern California couple who scaled back watering their lawn amid the state's drought received a warning from the suburb where they live that they might be fined for creating an ey...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/20/2014 06:03 AM in The Waste Wing. Published on 5/9/2014.

“Keep doing what yer doing and you’ll keep getting what you got.” Thus spoke Robert Woodson, explaining why the War on Poverty, now entering its fifth decade, has failed—and miserably...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 3/4/2014 10:41 AM in Corruption Couch. Published on 2/28/2014.

"Evidence is accumulating of a corrupt bureaucratic culture in many, if not all, federal agencies. Revelations of lavish meetings at fancy hotels, featuring stupid but expensive custom-made videos emerged in...MORE

Posted By: DAD on 2/10/2014 12:17 PM in Gun Control. Published on 2/10/2014.

Pass a stupid law, get a stupid result. This, Clash Daily reports, is a remodeled AR-15, and it is legal in New York despite the state’s “assault weapons” ban. Whe...MORE

Posted By: Eagle1 on 1/8/2014 09:16 AM in Road To Rome. Published on 1/8/2014.

"One of my most widely read – but also most depressing – articles was from about two years ago and it exposed the fact that Washington, DC, is now the nation’s richest region. I explained...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 7/8/2013 07:38 AM in Muzzled. Published on 7/8/2013.

"DC Metro bureaucrats ordered flowers planted at the Dupont Circle station  by the "Phantom Planter" ripped out because the performance artist didn't have permission to plant them. The story has some...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/4/2013 06:48 AM in Government. Published on 5/3/2013.

"Once upon a time there was a street fair. It had striped awnings and bright colors and from far and near, farmers came with wagons full of produce to sell at the street fair. The produce was plentiful and c...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 4/29/2013 08:51 AM in Government. Published on 4/28/2013.

"It is far easier to introduce a government program than to get rid of it" -- Milton Friedman "This is so unbelievable that it fits in with the notion that Washington lives in a fantasyland. In any other ...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 4/26/2013 08:59 AM in Muzzled

'Privacy': Agencies won't share details on taxpayer benefits given to brothers The mastermind behind the Boston bombing lived on taxpayer money, but the government won’t say how much welfare he receiv...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 4/4/2013 03:19 PM in Government. Published on 4/4/2013.

Application for new health exchanges includes 61 pages of instructions If you thought nothing could be more tedious than filling out your tax forms, just wait until you try to apply for health insurance thr...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/16/2012 07:58 AM in The Waste Wing. Published on 5/15/2012.

"The government has done a new study that may cause you to scratch your head, laugh, or even cry! The point of the study is to study if they are doing too many studies! Here's how it started. In 2010 ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/1/2012 09:11 AM in Government. Published on 5/1/2012.

We are SURROUNDED by this new "element" Lawrence Livermore Laboratories has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element, Governmentium (Gv) , has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 1/18/2012 06:04 PM in Muzzled. Published on 1/13/2012.

"CNSNews.com) -- Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he is worried that a new District of Columbia law that governs how pest control operators must handle rats may result in entire rodent “fa...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 1/10/2011 12:44 PM in Perspective. Published on 1/8/2011.

Periodical Perspective I recommend to anyone interested in peeling off the meaningless layers of drivel which pass as news and current events the eye-opening information in old magazines.  We live in a...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 12/19/2010 07:48 AM in Muzzled. Published on 12/17/2010.

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) – They fought to save a life, and now they say they’ll fight the fine. It all revolves around the rescue of a deer trapped in icy water Thursday night. Alex DeMetric...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 11/30/2010 01:03 PM in Muzzled. Published on 11/30/2010.

EVERYTHING Brian Aitken was or had worked for was wiped away one winter afternoon after his mother called the police on him. Separated from his wife, the entrepreneur and media consultant, now 27, had mov...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 8/16/2010 10:28 PM in Daily Double Standard. Published on 8/6/2010.

"Shame on Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the members of his Landmarks Preservation Commission for voting 9-0 to allow the building of a Muslim mosque at ground zero in New York City. Too many Americans are sle...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 7/21/2010 07:32 AM in Corruption Couch. Published on 7/21/2010.

"Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius promised, "The U.S. government plans to increase funding to battle obesity and views healthcare reform as an opportunity to encourage better eating habi...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 7/1/2010 06:57 AM in Road To Rome. Published on 7/1/2010.

Glenn Beck reviews FDR's agencies created under the New Deal and then lists the agencies created under Obama. He preludes this by referring to how FDR and Obama both talked about how they were for the small ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 3/15/2010 08:06 AM in The Waste Wing. Published on 12/6/2009.

"A deadline looms for businesses to glean usable parts from hundreds of automobiles. Last summer's Cash for Clunkers program has clogged auto salvage yards with a glut of trade-ins that are too damaged to ...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 10/13/2009 02:38 PM in Healthcare

"It is no more practical to have "health insurance" to pay for prescription drugs and routine doctor visits than it is to expect your auto insurance to pay for your oil changes and tire rotations.But we do. ...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 9/17/2009 05:05 AM in Taxes

"Ignorance is the sperm to apathy"Smoking Papers On Global Warming"Climate Change: A Treasury Department analysis says a cap-and-trade law could cost American families more than $1,700 a year. No wonder admi...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 6/30/2009 09:12 AM in Healthcare

"Excessive Government involvement is what's wrong with our current healthcare system.One prominent example: FDA regulation and Medicare/Medicaid policies are suppressing new drug and device options and incre...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 6/9/2009 12:28 PM in Language

Can we all agree to add these alternate usages to our government's economic glossary?help vt : hurtstimulus n : suppressionjumpstart vt : jinx (syn see jolt)But how about bank n : black hole ?Old-timers amon...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 3/7/2009 09:53 AM in Healthcare

"(AP) - A New York City doctor's flat-fee, $79-a-month medical practice has run afoul of state insurance regulators who have told him to shut it down. Dr. John Muney said Wednesday he's negotiating to try...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 2/28/2009 11:29 AM in Education

What's needed in public education is more freedom, not more money"I share President Obama's concerns about education. We certainly need to do a better job, particularly in our low-income communities. But, fr...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 1/5/2009 08:09 AM in Taxes

He owes a nickel and is due 4-cent refund"It's not the money; it's the principle" is an old saying that usually brings a knowing, world-weary scoff from veteran Detroit criminal defense lawyer James Howarth....MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 10/5/2008 11:16 AM in Environment

In clean energy states like Oregon, CFLs greater source of mercury than burning coal"If you use compact fluorescent bulbs to light your house, a new study shows you may actually be doing more harm to the env...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 8/27/2008 08:41 AM in Human Nature

“The citizen expects to have individual liberty when he goes to the supermarket. He can choose from hundreds of different breakfast cereals. When he goes to the video store, he can choose from thousands ...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 5/31/2008 10:25 AM in Government

Planners deem liquor licenses more 'valuable' than worship"The Planning and Zoning Commission of Yuma, Ariz., denied a use permit to a church because, in part, it worried that the church would cost the city ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 4/15/2008 10:33 AM in Business

"Regulation: A year after Lehman Bros. went bankrupt, Washington plans sweeping new reforms of the financial markets. Based on what's been revealed so far, our leaders have learned nothing from that crisis.T...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 1/24/2008 08:11 AM in Parenting

Father reports family being sought for 'child kidnapping'"A homeschooling father and mother from Germany have fled to Iran for the educational freedom found there, and now apparently are being sought by auth...MORE

Posted By: Woolridge on 10/29/2007 01:29 PM in Environment

By Frosty WooldridgeLast Friday, Ann Curry, on NBC Nightly News, reported that drought-stricken Georgia’s Lake Lanier, that provides water for five million people, will not last more than 79 more days at c...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 7/28/2007 08:13 AM in Government

"Sports fans can be forgiven for believing that their avocation draws the world’s most intelligent people into its ranks. After all, successful managers in baseball (Tony LaRussa, Billy Martin), football (...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 7/12/2007 11:18 PM in Environment

"Guyana's President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday criticized the Kyoto Protocol on climate change for failing to allow countries like his nation with pristine unharvested forests to earn carbon credits. "Th...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 7/10/2007 03:55 PM in Environment

"Highly efficient fluorescent light bulbs are widely touted as environmentally friendly, but they have created a recycling headache for the Environmental Protection Agency and local governments.More often th...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 7/9/2007 08:00 AM in Animal Rights

"Environmentalists are quick to lecture the rest of us about the ways of nature. Don't clean the dead trees off the forest floor, it's natural. Cattle and horses on the range aren't native, so let the grizzl...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 9/24/2006 06:34 PM in Environment

"Colorado's miners have struggled long and hard for the right to organize and have safe working conditions. Many have paid with their lives in this struggle. Some were the victims of the poor safety standard...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 9/24/2006 07:00 AM in Government

"Animal lover Robert Emberson thought he was doing a good deed when he adopted a stray kitten from a cat charity. The police, it seems, did not agree. A few weeks after giving the 16-week-old cat a ne...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 9/11/2006 10:15 PM in Healthcare

"Sometimes I think I spend more time trying to figure out what makes liberals tick than Einstein spent coming up with his Theory of Relativity, but, then, he was merely dealing with time and space. I, on the...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 8/1/2006 11:06 PM in Environment

"If the United States decided to drill for oil 50 miles off the coast of China, we would be embroiled in WWIII overnight. Thanks to wacko environmentalist Congressmen and Senators using the Environmental Pro...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 7/25/2006 11:29 PM in Law

"Have you ever wondered if government would be better and far more efficient if they stayed home most of the year? State, federal, local governments take your pick. The fact is pretty much anything that ough...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 7/14/2006 07:48 PM in Immigration

"Privacy concerns prevent the Social Security Administration from notifying an employer that a hired foreign national is not authorized to work in this country, including someone who may be a potential natio...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 7/3/2006 09:16 AM in Immigration

"In response to a plan by the Minuteman Project to construct an Israeli-style border barrier on private land near Naco, the Cochise County Planning Department is advising area ranchers that any such project ...MORE

Posted By: Soccer Dad on 6/27/2006 04:43 PM in Culture

"FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 22 — Soccer seemed a simpler game when Jay Skelton coached his eldest son's kindergarten team nine years ago. This was before 5-year-olds went to goalie clinics, before teams took t...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 6/6/2006 01:47 PM in Government

"Washington – The grand jury investigation of 4th District Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney enters its third month today with no hint from the federal prosecutor about how much longer it will take to settle ...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 5/17/2006 07:47 PM in Culture

Thanks in part to sensational media reports, websites such as MySpace.com have gotten a reputation for attracting various kooks such as pedophiles and other nefarious miscreants     Now t...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 5/12/2006 11:08 PM in Sports

Is the way to state flawed? Athletes in stacked districts and sectionals have to bear the brunt of current system."There is something foul in the state of Missouri.And, according to local track and field coa...MORE

Posted By: DAD on 5/12/2006 09:42 AM in Government

"(AgapePress) - A Virginia businessman has been ordered by the Arlington Human Rights Commission to duplicate pro-homosexual videos, even though he says reproducing the material would violate his biblical va...MORE

Posted By: GOP on 5/11/2006 10:10 AM in Culture

--Farmer opens barn for services, county slaps him with violation notice--"A county in Virginia has cited a farmer there because he hosts Thursday night worship services in his barn on a 900-acre farm. Accor...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 2/21/2006 10:29 PM in Law

"One of the most outrageous examples of out-of-control judges is the case called Flores v. Arizona, now pending in federal court in Tucson. Originally filed in 1992, plaintiff lawyers claim to represent an e...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 2/19/2006 10:23 AM in Government

--Cost of fuel rises faster under new law, while drivers pay less in other 49 states-- "Hawaii's gas price controls, imposed last fall when the cost of fuel was hovering around $3 a gallon in many parts o...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 12/3/2005 10:55 PM in Politics

Miami Police have announced plans to conduct what they are calling "high profile ID sweeps" where they intend to check the identification of everyone entering a public building. Officials claim in doing so...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 11/6/2005 09:02 AM in Education

With all the coverage of grandiose tragedies as of late caused by the hurricanes, less attention has been paid this year to the regular back to school festivities. However, it is at such times of mass distr...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 9/30/2005 06:12 PM in Law

From his response to a questionnaire submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee, it has been reported Supreme Court nominee John Roberts has pledged to honor established precedent if confirmed as a jurist t...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 9/26/2005 08:59 AM in Law

--Mired in red tape, they play by the rules at their peril--"As the Bush administration gears up to make another run at getting its most recent incarnation of immigration reform through a reluctant Congress,...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 8/31/2005 09:07 AM in Culture

"America has become the country of the warning label. California is the warning-label state. Since California voters approved Proposition 65 -- which mandates warnings when people are exposed to known carcin...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 8/12/2005 06:13 PM in Government

"NEWSMAX --A year before the 9/11 attacks, Clinton administration lawyers told a group of military intelligence officers that information they had developed on 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta could not be share...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 3/18/2005 11:27 PM in Education

"Last year's state champ in the National Geographic Bee won't be able to compete in this year's contest due to a little-publicized rules change, his parents said. Matt Savage, a home-schooled seventh-gra...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 3/4/2005 07:13 PM in Internet. Published on 3/4/2005.

Often evidence presented of Iran's abysmal human rights record is that nation's treatment of the cybercritics blogging away under that oppressive regime. However, with regulations being considered by the Fed...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 2/10/2005 06:53 PM in Education

While the case of a student suing his school on the grounds that summer homework ruined his vacation might not be the best use of the nation's overly burdened court system, the lad does have a bit of a point...MORE

Posted By: FMeekins on 2/4/2005 06:55 PM in Education

The government has released a database of colleges accredited in a manner approved by the Department of Education. The purpose of the database is to serve as a reference to protect employers from hiring tho...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 10/13/2004 09:59 AM in Drug Policy

"NEWSMAX -- Dutch are in a dither over bureaucrats' dunderheaded decision to amass more marijuana than they can sell. "In a country where any adult can walk into a 'coffee shop' and smoke a joint for much...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 9/22/2004 11:15 AM in Government

"CARLISLE, Pa. -- A plucky newspaper carrier and her father used a rubber raft to reach flooded subscribers -- and both wound up in trouble with the law. Betsey Patrick, a carrier for The Patriot-News of ...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 2/25/2004 02:38 PM in Government

"NEWSMAX.com -- The tiny town of Briny Breezes, Fla., doesn't have any non-English-speaking residents, so why should it be forced to print election notices in Spanish, critics are wondering. According to th...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 10/31/2003 12:38 PM in Environment

"The wildfire that has burned over 16,000 acres in Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico -- destroying homes and forcing residents to evacuate -- would never have occurred had the U.S. Forest Servic...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 10/31/2003 12:18 PM in Government

--Forest Service asks for private dozers, then turns them down-- "When the U.S. Forest Service asked Ron Largent, general manager of a major gold-mining operation in Colorado, for the use of some extra-he...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 9/22/2003 12:22 PM in Business

"Seattle -- A popular restaurant is requiring customers to sign a liability waiver before they eat a fat-by-design dessert called the Bulge. The waiver, a semiserious gimmick that might be the first of i...MORE

Posted By: MrMom on 6/19/2003 12:43 AM in Law

"NAPLES, June 18, 2003 - A six-year-old girl was heartbroken when her small lemonade stand was put out of business because she didn't have a temporary business permit. A neighbor called the police and her st...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 6/4/2003 01:34 AM in Environment

"Citing a lack of "legal authority to let the egg hatch," Kentucky wildlife officers destroyed a rare bald eagle egg laid by a pair of birds in captivity at a state game farm. The Kentucky Courier-Journa...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 5/21/2003 02:50 AM in Government

"When David Kelly's two children discovered baseball two years ago, he responded in a way few parents can. He built a regulation Little League field near his Issaquah home, open to blooper singles and shoest...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 4/18/2003 12:33 AM in Law

"BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against McDonald's, filed by a New Haven man who claims he was not hired because he is overweight. Joseph Connor had filed the la...MORE

Posted By: DAD on 4/2/2003 08:27 AM in Culture

--No Permit Sought-- "TUCSON - The trademark "A" on A Mountain will be white again. Members of the City Council, which met Sunday, couldn't agree what color the "A" should be painted, so it will be the...MORE

Posted By: RushMan on 4/1/2003 04:14 PM in Politics

"With thousands of local men and women risking their lives in the Iraq war, Michael Behar thought it would be nice for the Seattle City Council to approve a resolution offering its support for them. If o...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 3/29/2003 09:06 AM in Law

--Back pay to illegal immigrants comes to an end, despite administration efforts--"Should illegal aliens be able to collect damages for being fired from jobs that it was unlawful for them to hold in the firs...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 3/23/2003 09:52 AM in Culture

"All Gary Burton wanted to do was show support for America's troops in the Middle East. So, with the war building in Iraq, he and a friend hung his 5-foot by 8-foot American flag in their City Hall office...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 5/8/2002 12:08 AM in Government

--Just leave my child in peace, pleads mother-- "The mother of a young girl who cannot walk, talk or see has been ordered by education chiefs to send her daughter to school or face legal action. Gemm...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 3/18/2002 11:36 PM in Politics

"Illegal aliens who fall ill or injure themselves sneaking across the Mexican border are forcing many U.S. hospitals to the brink of bankruptcy. The hospitals, many of which are located in sparsely populated...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 2/10/2002 01:56 PM in Law

"NAPERVILLE, Ill. — In what is being described as a major victory for the so-called "visitability" movement, two cities in disparate parts of the country this week started requiring all new homes to be acc...MORE

Posted By: Groner on 11/9/2001 12:00 AM in Government

"WASHINGTON – A leading airport-security firm under fire for hiring foreigners was pressured by the federal government two-and-a-half years ago to rehire Arab non-citizens. Argenbright Security Inc., whi...MORE

Posted By: Groner on 8/1/2001 12:00 AM in Animal Rights

"Firefighters were unable to douse the deadly fire in Okanogan National Forest in Winthrop, Wash., in July because of delays in granting permission for fire-fighting helicopters to use water from nearby stre...MORE

Posted By: joy1950 on 7/14/2001 12:00 AM in Law

In 1997 a bill was passed ~ Social Security Act 1128(b). This bill was initiated to protect the public from healthcare workers who were being sanctioned for malpractice. Unfortunately this bill was also am...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 6/22/2001 12:00 AM in Culture

"California lawmakers voted recently to put limits on carbonated beverages and snacks served in public schools. In addition to the preliminary legislation passed last week, another bill is quietly making its...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 6/12/2001 12:00 AM in Education

"This is an indictment of the entire press corps, national and statewide in California. Last Thursday, the education bureaucrats at the California Department of Education issued a press release detailing the...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 6/5/2001 12:00 AM in Gun Control

WASHINGTON - The Brady anti-gun law has resulted in denial of a firearms purchase to a former policeman who is an honored war veteran. "Michael Bruce Williams of Jacobson, Minn., a veteran of 22 years of ho...MORE

Posted By: Wild Bill on 1/23/2001 12:00 AM in Religion

"Today, if Jesus Christ ... wanted to start Christianity, he wouldn't be able to do it, says Mimi Silbert, who runs a mutual-aid network in San Francisco, because there are too many regulations." (Julie Fos...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 11/28/2000 12:00 AM in Government

"State officials near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, issued $100 citations in August to two drivers whose U.S. Government water trucks were on their way to fight the Montana fires. The officials discovered that the t...MORE


The Truth About Big Government (Part I)

The last century has seen the rise of bigger and bigger governments, with very little discussion or debate on merits or t"he implications.

Discover the truth about Big Government. It is not a practical/efficient machine, working successfully for the good of the people.

The bigger government gets, the less representative, accountable and efficient it is." (1/27/08)

The Boiling Frog Syndrome
http://www.lewrockwell.com/yates/yates38.html


The Truth About Big Government (Part II)

"The last century has seen the rise of bigger and bigger governments, with very little discussion or debate on merits or the implications.

Discover the truth about Big Government. It is not a practical/efficient machine, working successfully for the good of the people.

The bigger government gets, the less representative, accountable and efficient it is."  (1/27/08)

The Boiling Frog Syndrome
http://www.lewrockwell.com/yates/yates38.html


John Stossel: "No They Can't" segment (Part I)

"Good segment, but it's all common sense and logic.  Liberals would rather let the lamestream media think for them than think for themselves. They're destroying the America dream in the process.

Can you imagine how the lamestream media would have attacked a conservative president if he had dared to say the Project Head Start was wasting the taxpayers' money?" --  (4/7/12)

Part II - http://youtu.be/XPEMde-2yCI
Part III - http://youtu.be/q9N1ISwkRKM


Locked Out: A Mississippi Success Story

Melony Armstrong just wanted to earn an honest living. She didn't realize she'd have to change the law to do that. After years of hurdling obstacles that were holding her back from providing for her family, Melony succeeded in breaking down the barriers to success. In the process, she became an inspiration to her community and changed hundreds of lives.

Locked Out is a modern day David vs. Goliath story. Watch Melony's story and visit www.honestenterprise.tv for more information on the film and how you can take action to help the other "Melonys" out there!

Bibliography:

Carpenter, Dick M. "The Power of One Entrepreneur: Melony Armstrong." The Institute for Justice. The Institute for Justice, Oct. 2009. Web.

Kleiner, Morris M. Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition?Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2006. Print.

De Rugy, Veronique. "Occupational Licensing: Bad for Competition, Bad for Low-Income Workers." Mercatus Center, 25 Mar. 2014. Web and Print.

Walters, Patrick. "States Debate Licenses for Hair Braiders." AP Online. Washington Post, 19 Sept. 2006.

Shellnutt, Kate. "Old Rules, New Twist: Expired Hair-braiding Regulations up for Renewal." The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA). N.p., 18 Aug. 2006.

Goldstein, Jacob. "It's Now Legal To Braid Hair In Utah Without A License." NPR. NPR, 09 Aug. 2012. Web.

"Lock Blocked: Braiders and Locticians Engage in Legal Battles Over the Right to Practice Their Trade." The Source Sept. 1999: 178-80. Print.

Johnson, Drew. "Hairbraiders Face Unfair Tangle | Beacon Center of Tennessee." Beacon Center of Tennessee RSS. N.p., 06 Apr. 2005. Web.

Jones, Vanessa E. "Hair Braiders on the March for Reform in Licensing." The Commercial Appeal [Memphis, TN] 24 Sept. 1996: n. pag. Print.

Kinsman, Michael. "Braiders Challenge State Hair Care Laws." The Sandiego Union-Tribune [San Diego, CA] 28 Jan. 1997: n. pag. 18 Aug. 2006. Print.

Busier, Thomas. "A Legal Tangle." The Commercial Appeal [Memphis, TN] 14 Mar. 1996: n. pag. 19 Oct. 1997. Print.

Goldstein, Jacob. "So You Think You Can Be a Hair Braider?" The New York Times. The New York Times, 16 June 2012. Web.

Berley, Samantha. "Hair Braiding Laws: It's Serious Business!" Hair Braiding Laws: It's Serious Business! N.p., 25 Jan. 2012. Web.

Thomas, Wendi C. "What Is 'good Hair'? For Black Women, There's No Easy Answer."Memphis Commercial Appeal. N.p., 25 Oct. 2009. Web.

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Tacitus, The Annals III.27

"Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"


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


"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."

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

    Winnie the Pooh

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "The only thing worse than suffering an injustice is committing an injustice"

    Plato

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

  • "The truth is usually pretty simple, but as I’m sure you would agree, finding it in the mainstream media is next to impossible"

    Ann Coulter

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

    Larry Elder

  • “The largest single barrier to full employment of our manpower and resources and to a higher rate of economic growth is the unrealistically heavy drag of federal income taxes on private purchasing power, initiative and incentive.”

    John F. Kennedy - special message to Congress on tax reduction and reform (1/24/63)

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    Doug Powers

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

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

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George Mason

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

    John Adams

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Dana Buchman

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

    Larry Elder

  • "In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

  • "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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

  • "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

  • “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

  • “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”

  • "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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    George Orwell

  • "It is far easier to keep the law abiding in line, than those who disregard the law altogether."

    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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • 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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "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)

  • "Those who have been intoxicated with power... can never willingly abandon it"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    Bob Hope

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

    WAG

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Dante Alighieri

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

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

  • “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

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

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

  • “I’m extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "The more I know, the more I realize how much I don’t know."

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Orwell

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

    Hunter S. Thompson

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

    Lou Holtz

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alfred Adler

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

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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    WAG

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

    John Wayne

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

    William P. Anthony

  • "Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend" .

    Martin Luther King, Jr

  • "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

  • "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."

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • “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

  • "Tis curious that we only believe as deeply as we live."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • 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

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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

  • "Plan ahead, Noah didn’t build the Ark in a storm"

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

    Mike S. Adams

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible."

    George Washington

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

    Mark Twain

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • “I am proud of my country, yet ashamed of my government”

  • "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    Psalm 118:8

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Saul Bellow

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

  • “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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • 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

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

    WAG

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

    Larry Elder

  • "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

  • "If it ain't broken, fix it until it is"

    Government Motto

  • "Liberalism faltered when it turned out it could not cope with the truth"

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

    John Wooden

  • “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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Eliot

  • "Should FDR have warned us about Pearl Harbor?"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Patrice Lewis

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • “Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror"

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

    George Santayana

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

    Mitt Romney

  • "True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • "Modern day liberalism is a disease that literally has the power to poison the character of those who fall under its spell"

    Rush Limbaugh

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

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

    Adolph Hitler (1935)

  • “The 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)

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

    Charles Gordy

  • 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.”

  • "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

  • Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred."

    Jacques Barzun

  • "Sometimes things are so obvious, they appear unbelievable."

    WAG

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • “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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

  • "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

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    WAG

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

    Steven Wright

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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • “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

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

    Author Unknown

  • "Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach"

  • Thinking is hard work – that is why so few engage in it”

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

  • “The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about”

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

    WAG

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

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

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Pat Flynn

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "Our political parties are broken and have failed miserably. They stand for nothing and will compromise everything”

    David Stockman

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Kathy Ireland

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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.

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

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Charles Dickens

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

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

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Winston Churchill

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

  • "Knowledge is power yes, and often a burden as well"

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    Karl Marx

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • “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

  • May Americans' thirst for the truth, never be quenched."

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Bob Hope

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

    James A. Garfield

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

    John Adams (1826)

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • "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

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • "Statistics are not intended to enlighten, but instead to deceive"

    WAG

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

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

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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)

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

    Luck

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Dean Acheson

  • "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

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

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

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

    Milton Friedman

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

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    WAG

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Confucious

  • "Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "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

  • "I'm not an old, experienced hand at politics. But I am now seasoned enough to have learned that the hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Chinese Proverb

  • "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

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

    Demosthenes

  • “Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.”

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Washington

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

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

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

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

  • “If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

  • "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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    WAG

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • “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

  • "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

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

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

    Plato

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

    George Washington

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


    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • “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

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Antonio Porchia

  • "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 reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

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

    C. A. Beard

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

    Mark Twain

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

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

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

  • "Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    James Madison

  • "A woman with a gun can't be beaten"

    GR

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

    Jerry Pournelle

  • "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

  • “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

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

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

    Syrus

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

    Will Rogers

  • “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 )

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Martin Van Buren

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

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

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

  • "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

  • "Logic is an enemy and truth is a menace"

    Rod Serling

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

    Unknown

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

    Samuel Adams

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today"

    Cherokee proverb

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Dave Barry

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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Brad Thor

  • "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

  • "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 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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “When I refuse to obey an unjust law, I do not contest the right of the majority to command, but I simply appeal from the sovereignty of the people to the sovereignty of mankind.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "Life's about the journey, not a destination."

    Anne Coleman

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

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

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

    James Bovard

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

    WAG

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

  • "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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

  • "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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

  • "Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others their principles for the sake of their party"

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • "Europe will never be like America. Europe is a product of history. America is a product of philosophy.”

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "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

  • “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

    George Orwell

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Jack Miner

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

    George Orwell

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "A bus is a vehicle that runs twice as fast when you are after it as when you are in it."

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Lao-tzu

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

    James Madison

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

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "Only an educated and informed people will be a free people"

    John F. Kennedy

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

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

    Willis Player

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

  • “The more alike men are, the weaker each feels in the face of all.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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”

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

    Isaiah 5:20

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

    WAG

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

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • “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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

  • "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"

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Cal Thomas

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

    WAG

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

    American Patriot

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

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

    Mark Twain

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

    American Patriot

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

    Edward R. Murrow

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

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men"

    Thomas Henry Huxley

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

    Voltaire

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

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

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Banning gun shows to reduce violent crime will work about as well as banning auto shows to reduce drunken driving"

    Bill McIntire - NRA Spokesman (1992)

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

  • “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

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Socrates

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Voltaire

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Sophia Loren

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Without rest, a man cannot work; without work, the rest does not give you any benefit."

    Abkhasian Proverb

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    WAG

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

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

    WAG

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

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

    Dutch Proverb

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

  • “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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are"

    Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu

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

  • "I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty"

    Strom Thurmond

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

  • "BEER: "I" before "E," except in Budweiser."

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    WAG

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Enrico Fermi

  • "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

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

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

  • "We are a government of laws, and not of men"

    John Adams

  • "That which we call sin in others is experiment for us."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Liberal Logic

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

  • "The people who cast the votes don't decide an election, the people who count the votes do"

    Joseph Stalin

  • "One should examine oneself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others."

    Moliere

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

    Robert Frost

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

  • "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

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George W. Bush

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


    WAG

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

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

  • "Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow."

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”

    James Madison

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

  • "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

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

    Yogi Berra

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    James Madison

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Never put off till tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow"

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

  • "History will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening."

    Ronald Reagan

  • "I 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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Orwell

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom."

    Anatole France

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

    James Madison

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

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

  • "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)

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

    George Washington

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


    Vladimir Lenin

  • "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything You gave me"

    Erma Bombeck

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

    Isaac Asimov

  • "Few men think, yet all will have opinions"

    George Berkeley

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

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

  • "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

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

    Bob Hope

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

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

    Alexander Pope

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    WAG

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

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

    Frederic Bastiat

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

  • 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.

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    James Madison

  • "Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy"

    Winston Churchill

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

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

  • “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)

  • "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

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

  • “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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    WAG

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

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    WAG

  • “Men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.”

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    Paul Jacob

  • 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

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

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

    John Adams

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

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

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

    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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Use truth as your anvil, nonviolence as your hammer and anything that does not stand the test when it is brought to the anvil of truth and hammered with nonviolence, reject it.”

    Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

    David Letterman

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "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

  • It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so"

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    WAG

  • "A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims”

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "There has never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others."

    David Boaz

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • "The primary objects of government are the peace, order, and prosperity of society. . . . To the promotion of these objects, particularly in a republican government, good morals are essential."

    Oliver Ellsworth (Supreme Court Chief Justice)

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Patrick Henry

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

    John F. Kennedy

  • “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)

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

    WAG

  • "The more comfortable you make welfare recipients, the more welfare recipients you will have."

    WAG

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

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

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "Ask why until you understand"

  • "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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "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

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

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

    Mike Adams

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    WAG

  • "It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future"

    Yogi Berra

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • “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 road to hell is paved with good intentions"

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

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

  • "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

    Paul Horning

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

    WAG

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

    Plato

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    G. K. Chesterton

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    WAG

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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

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

    Tacitus

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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

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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

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

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

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

    Chinese proverb

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

  • “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)

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

    WAG

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

    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

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

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

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

    Aristotle

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  • "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

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    Anonymous

  • "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.

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

    Sir Walter Scott

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Confucius

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Progressive apologist

  • "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

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

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

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Soviet Union saying

  • "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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

  • "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

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

  • “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

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

    Karl Marx

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

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

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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)

  • "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

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    Francis Bacon

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

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

    Lord Byron

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

  • “First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

    Pastor Martin Niemöller

  • "In 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

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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

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

    Bill Vaughan

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

  • "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

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    George Washington

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

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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)

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • “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

  • "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

  • "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

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

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

    Evan Sayet

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

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

    American Citizen

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Jay Leno

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

    Mark Twain

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

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

  • “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”

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    John Kerry

  • "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

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

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

  • "Laws were most numerous when the state was most corrupt"

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

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

    John Wooden

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Aristotle

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

    WAG

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    John Adams

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    George Mason

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

  • “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

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

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Thomas Paine

  • 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

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

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

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

    Charlotte

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If we're dealing with Islamic nations, the suspects are Middle Eastern. Some people call that profiling. Law enforcement people would call it a clue."

    Wayne LaPierre

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Knute Rockne

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

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

    James Madison

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

    James Madison

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

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

  • "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

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

    Groucho Marx

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

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

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

  • "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

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    Harry Truman

  • “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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    William Pitt

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

    Spanish Proverb

  • "The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale."

    Thomas Jefferson (letter to John Taylor - 1816)

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

    Senator Jim Talent

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

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    William Faulkner

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

    St. Augustine

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

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

    Galileo

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

    John Adams

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • “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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    George Washington

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

    Joseph Stalin