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February 21, 2018

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

  • ObamaCare WATCHER

  • "Truth has no agenda"

  • 2016: Obama's America

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

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

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

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

  • Benghazi-Gate
    Another Gun Running Operation

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

  • Map of the 114th Congress House of Representatives

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

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

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

  • Derivatives: The Unregulated Global Casino for Banks

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

  • "Keeping The Embers Amber"

  • 689 Reasons to Defeat Barack Obama

  • THE COLD TRUTH INITIATIVE

  • 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.

  • OBAMA Laundry list of LIES

  •  RightOnline.com

  • Tenth Amendment Center

  • "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"

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    Lower Taxes, Less Government, More Freedom

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

  • Who Are The True Conservatives?

  • Abortion is ANTI-LIFE

  • "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

  • DirtySpendingSecrets.com

  • Hide The Decline

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

  • Profiles In Bias

  • 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

  • VOTER FRAUD IN THE US: DOCUMENTED

  • “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

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

  • "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."

  • Chicks on the RIGHT

  • Saving The Republic

  • The BIG List: Female teachers with students

  • "Ignorance is the single greatest tool of oppression"

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

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

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

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

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse

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

  • Conservpedia
    “The Trustworthy Encyclopedia"

  • Life………. It’s GOD’s choice

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


Posted By: BullsEye on 11/12/2014 08:20 AM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 11/12/2014.

'The conventional wisdom has it that voters last week handed power to Republicans in both houses of Congress hoping that legislative unity might translate into measures to improve the economy.  I don&rs...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 10/20/2014 07:59 AM in Road To Rome. Published on 10/19/2014.

"The problem with voting into the presidency an internationalist is that his oath to “protect and defend” the Constitution (and by implication the nation) doesn’t apply to this&nb...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 10/17/2014 08:15 AM in Muzzled. Published on 10/15/2014.

The Obama administration’s effort to stop the so-called “war on women” is going global. The Department of Labor announced this week that it will award about $1.4 million in grant funding t...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 4/4/2014 01:24 PM in Welfare. Published on 4/2/2014.

"Fifty years and trillions of dollars after the “War on Poverty” was launched, poor Americans aren’t much better off, according to a study published by Republican reformers in Congress. Th...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 7/6/2013 09:19 PM in Corruption Couch. Published on 5/28/2013.

"There is a pattern emerging in the Obama Presidency. He is at war with reality; his greatest enemies are facts. And he has been targeting for years a small group of people whose duty is to expose the trut...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 4/23/2013 11:15 AM in Welfare. Published on 4/22/2013.

What started out as an effort by President Reagan to help poor people in rural areas have a phone in cases of emergency has mushroomed into what critics suspect is a new welfare program. "The cost has gone ...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 4/12/2013 11:26 AM in Hypocrisy Hotline. Published on 4/9/2013.

(CNSNews.com) - Just over a week after sequestration took effect, the State Department allotted more than $700,000 for gardening at a U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Brussels, Belgium. On March 11, Sta...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 4/6/2013 11:08 AM in Welfare. Published on 4/5/2013.

"Since President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared “war on poverty,” U.S. taxpayers have spent $15 trillion on so-called anti-poverty programs—a figure slightly less than the national debt. &n...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 1/27/2013 04:11 PM in Muzzled. Published on 1/27/2013.

He worked just one year as a full-time teacher in New York. But he has collected nearly $1 million for 13 years for doing almost nothing. Aryeh Eller, 46, a former music teacher at Hillcrest HS in Queens, i...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 1/13/2013 10:10 PM in Corruption Couch. Published on 1/13/2013.

"New York City Schools Spend $6,900 Per Student - on Bus Transportation! Government schools are an expensive endeavor, especially when union labor and no-bid contracts are involved. The New York City Depar...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 1/7/2013 09:53 AM in Muzzled. Published on 1/7/2013.

"If you earn a middle class paycheck like a lot of Americans do, you saw your Social Security taxes increase last week thanks to the so called fiscal cliff deal passed by Congress and signed into law by Pres...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 11/1/2012 09:20 AM in Iraq War. Published on 11/1/2012.

"Iraq-US: For the record. Iraqi auditors believe as much as US $800 million is being sent out of the country illegally each week, according to a report by the US Special Inspector General released Tuesday. H...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 8/25/2012 11:28 AM in Muzzled. Published on 8/23/2012.

"Sen. Jeff Sessions' office calculated that, based on recent trends, illegal immigrants could receive roughly $7.4 billion through a provision known as the Additional Child Tax Credit. That's more than quadr...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 8/21/2012 05:16 PM in Corruption Couch. Published on 8/21/2012.

"The Labor Department paid out hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal stimulus funds to a public relations firm to run more than 100 commercials touting the Obama administration's "green training" job e...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 10/31/2011 08:32 PM in Bureaucracy Blues. Published on 10/31/2011.

"Waste: How can a 375% education spending increase over four decades result in flat-lined reading, math and science scores? Because all that largesse feeds a bureaucratic monster sheltered from competition. ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 9/29/2011 07:53 AM in Muzzled. Published on 9/28/2011.

"League City, TX - Just weeks after taking steps to reduce the city’s budget, city council shocked many observers when it decided to spend at least $500,000 and, more likely, well over a million dollar...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 9/12/2011 01:24 PM in Muzzled. Published on 9/2/2011.

"The Law: If the federal government had actually wanted to encourage illegal immigration, wouldn't a big tax credit be the way to bring them in? Lucky us, that's what the IRS is doing — and with our mo...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 8/31/2011 04:07 PM in Crony Capitalism. Published on 8/31/2011.

"NBC is reporting on yet another green scheme going belly-up and this one is a big one. Scott McGrew reports: Solyndra, a major manufacturer of solar technology in Fremont, has shut its doors, according...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/8/2011 09:26 AM in Muzzled. Published on 5/5/2011.

Newport Beach lifeguard's lucrative salaries and pensions costing taxpayers millions each year. It's time for some common sense. Lalaland – where the sun always shines on someone else's dime. Lifes...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 7/2/2010 08:04 AM in The Waste Wing. Published on 7/1/2010.

"Remember when David Axelrod went on The Daily Show, and asserted that the Obama administration had shown a "baseline level of competence" in its handling of the swine flu -- using it as an example of why pe...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 7/2/2010 08:00 AM in The Waste Wing. Published on 7/2/2010.

"Americans struggling to find jobs and pay income taxes take heart: More than a million dollars in U.S. federal funds will be used to examine homosexual male prostitutes in Vietnam. The National Institutes...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 11/19/2009 08:37 AM in Healthcare

“What is so wrong with the current medical system in the United States that we are being urged to rush headlong into a new government system that we are not even supposed to understand, because this legisl...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 11/19/2009 08:36 AM in Healthcare

“One of the strongest talking points of those who want a government-run medical care system is that we simply cannot afford the high and rising costs of medical care under the current system. First of a...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 11/19/2009 08:35 AM in Healthcare

“Although it is cheaper to buy a pint of milk than to buy a quart of milk, nobody considers that to be lowering the price of milk. Although it is cheaper to buy a lower quality of all sorts of goods than t...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 11/19/2009 08:34 AM in Healthcare

“We are incessantly being told that the cost of medical care is "too high"-- either absolutely or as a growing percentage of our incomes. But nothing that is being proposed by the government is likely to l...MORE

Posted By: GOP on 3/10/2009 02:49 PM in Government

Our Senators and Congress men & women do not pay into Social Security and, of course, they do not collect from it. You see, Social Security benefits were not suitable for persons of their rare elevation in s...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 2/19/2009 11:16 AM in Government

"There they go again! The House and Senate have buried us in yet another bailout-stimulus heaping pile of fiscal dung -- a $789 billion loan that has been tacked onto our children's (and children's children'...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 1/14/2009 06:47 PM in Government

"Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has kicked hundreds of families out of their homes and relocated a cemetery full of buried bodies to build a whopping $15 billion airport expansion Chicago residents oppose, airl...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 5/26/2008 02:40 PM in Government

"The "Give This Country Away" Amnesty Bill will be signed into law the first year of an Obama Administration; it will signal the beginning of the end of America. Of course some will argue with me that Barack...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 4/13/2008 09:31 AM in Taxes

Family life faces State 'invasion'"Government surveillance of all children, including information on whether they eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, will be condemned tomorrow as a Big Brother ...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 4/4/2008 08:51 AM in Government

Joseph Farah reveals which fence Washington is building with your tax dollars "I have some good news to report. Washington is finally getting serious about building a border fence. Some $23 million ...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 7/10/2007 10:07 PM in Immigration

Cheap Tomatoes - Pretty interesting article. This should make everyone think, be you Democrat, Republican or Independent From a California school teacher - - -"As you listen to the news about the student pro...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 3/1/2007 09:39 AM in Welfare. Published on 2/20/2007.

"Among the many rationales used to defend the welfare state, the most powerful is that it is necessary, in order to take care of the poor and the downtrodden. But the amount of money required to bring every ...MORE

Posted By: Caxy on 2/16/2007 07:09 PM in Government

Conference hails Saddam's encouraging 'fight against American occupation' "A Palestinian university that receives U.S. funding counts among its students senior members of the Islamic Jihad and Al Aqsa Mar...MORE

Posted By: UFO on 9/30/2006 11:09 AM in Government

"As America remembers the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Bush administration continues to fund various Arab states with billions of U.S. tax dollars. First, it needs to be noted that it was the U.S. gov...MORE

Posted By: Letters on 9/12/2006 08:49 AM in Law

The next time you hear a politician use the word "billion" in a casual manner, think about whether you want the "politicians" spending your tax money. A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one a...MORE

Posted By: Groner on 9/1/2006 11:49 AM in Government

"Students who came to the country illegally could apply for state financial aid when they attend California colleges and universities under legislation approved Tuesday by the Assembly in a party-line vote. ...MORE

Posted By: DOC on 8/16/2006 09:18 PM in Government

"These are tough days for political satirists. Any satire about government boondoggles is soon upstaged by an actual government program that's more inane than anything comedians could invent. After the 9/11 ...MORE

Posted By: G-man on 8/12/2006 10:18 AM in Education

"Colleges and universities will start their fall semester soon. You might be interested in what parents' and taxpayers' money is going for at far too many "institutions of higher learning." At Occidental...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 6/26/2006 02:57 PM in Government

--Despite raging blazes throughout Southwest, California sends state teams south of border--"Despite raging wildfires across the American Southwest in recent weeks, the state of California sent more than fou...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 6/1/2006 08:45 AM in Culture

Public Tax Dollars Fund Racist School: K-8 institution backed by groups seeking to retake Southwest U.S."Taxpayers along with radical groups that aim to reconquer the Southwestern U.S. are funding a Hispanic...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 4/18/2006 02:48 PM in Immigration

--If Bush amnesty program were implemented, figure would triple--"A newly released study shows illegal aliens cost the federal government over $10 billion a year in services. The research, conducted by the C...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 3/28/2006 10:57 AM in Education

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Posted By: Liberty on 2/14/2006 01:19 PM in Government

"The U.S. government has sent more than $376 million to Mexico in the past decade for that country's military and police to help stop alien and drug smugglers, guard against terrorists and protect America's ...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 9/26/2005 10:29 AM in Poverty

"Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. More than $7 trillion has been spent on poverty programs since Lyndon Johnson declared his "war...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 8/9/2005 11:12 AM in Immigration

"(CNSNews.com) - A report by an immigration reform group shows that illegal immigration costs the state of Florida at least $4.3 billion a year in health care, education and incarceration costs.The Federatio...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 5/31/2005 06:59 PM in Drug Policy

"NEWSMAX --The federal government spends about $35 billion a year on the "war on drugs," largely to prosecute marijuana users – but it's fighting a losing battle. While the number of marijuana arrests h...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 5/31/2005 06:49 PM in Government

"NEWSMAX --At least two sex offenders in Texas who obtained Viagra thanks to a Clinton administration mandate went on to commit new sex crimes, Texas State officials say. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbot...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 4/5/2005 10:22 PM in Taxes

States Aim To Tax Private Jets, Yachts "The crowds at Maine’s lobster shacks may be a bit thinner this summer thanks to a round of tax bills the state is sending out to visitors who arrive by private plan...MORE

Posted By: Liberty on 3/18/2005 11:44 PM in Education

"WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) - Sally Miller might have been grateful if her 8-year-old son had come home from school with a nice-looking haircut. But when he showed up with "next to nothing" on his head, Miller t...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 3/6/2005 10:44 AM in Taxes

--Ohio mom jailed for '01 city income tax bill-- "A Mansfield, Ohio, woman was arrested and jailed for failure to file a 2001 city income tax bill totaling 96 cents. Markeeta Gould, 26, earned $55 tha...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 3/2/2005 05:13 PM in Education

"NEW YORK - Flights aboard the Concorde for vacations in England. Mortgage payments for homes in Florida, the Hamptons and Pennsylvania. More than $1 million in cash advances. Even dry cleaning, cable TV and...MORE

Posted By: RushMan on 2/27/2005 11:31 AM in Government

--Feds Study Why Drunken Driving Persists— “That’s right, after hundreds of millions of your tax dollars funded anti-drunk driving campaigns, now your tax dollars will fund a study to find out why p...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 1/25/2005 12:43 PM in Law

--Wisconsin inmate demands completion of procedure--"A Wisconsin prisoner, serving 123 years for multiple armed robberies and stabbing another inmate, is suing the state, demanding it provide him with surger...MORE

Posted By: Wild Bill on 1/23/2005 01:04 PM in Government

"After a record $413 billion budget deficit for the fiscal year 2004, it seems almost no one in government is serious about cutting spending. But information is readily available in CAGW’s Prime Cuts 2004...MORE

Posted By: Wild Bill on 1/23/2005 01:00 PM in Government

"Attorney General John Ashcroft’s Department of Justice (DOJ) continues to pursue a baseless lawsuit which is trying to squeeze $280 billion from tobacco companies. Using the federal Racketeer Influenced...MORE

Posted By: Wild Bill on 1/23/2005 12:56 PM in Government

"As part of the War on Terror, investigations of terrorist networks have uncovered some startling facts. U.S.-sponsored international relief programs have been allowed to squander billions of taxpayer dolla...MORE

Posted By: Wild Bill on 1/23/2005 12:53 PM in Government

"Congressional appropriators who have pillaged defense funds to finance unnecessary pork projects have adversely affected the ability of our troops to defend themselves. One defense analyst estimated that t...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 12/27/2004 09:36 AM in Government

--California is awarding millions to companies that paid no income tax-- "SACRAMENTO — A small group of companies that paid no California income tax has begun receiving millions of dollars in refunds af...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 10/15/2004 02:24 PM in Taxes

"The IRS annually spends about $10 billion of taxpayer money to collect income tax. In addition, taxpayers spend $19 billion more on tax specialists and around 5.8 billion hours filing their taxes every yea...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 6/3/2004 12:45 PM in Crime

"NEWSMAX -- Even Democrats are outraged that taxpayers are being forced to squander a billion dollars a year on California criminals' medical bills, including such ridiculous items as a male prisoner's breas...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 3/10/2004 01:05 PM in Law

"Three years ago, teenager Reyna Francisco and a friend ended up with severe head injuries after jumping from the back of a moving school bus traveling through Delray Beach. Now 17-year-old Francisco and ...MORE

Posted By: TBird on 2/12/2004 01:28 PM in Government

"WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense paid billions of dollars in 2002 to more than 27,000 contractors that owed $3 billion in unpaid taxes, according to a draft copy of the findings of a General Accountin...MORE

Posted By: Professor on 9/25/2003 11:27 PM in Education

--Sens. Kennedy and Specter want to keep poor kids trapped in bad schools-- "Lenin once said that he would rather have everyone in Russia die of hunger than allow free trade in grain. That pretty much ...MORE

Posted By: Prince on 8/5/2003 09:52 AM in Politics

"The congressional newspaper the Hill reported this week that Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) feels that the current names are too "lily white," and is seeking to have better representation for names refle...MORE

Posted By: Heidi on 7/17/2003 04:58 PM in Law

--Judge: Preventing gender change could be cruel and unusual punishment--"A federal judge says it could be cruel and unusual punishment to deprive a convicted killer from getting a sex change, and taxpayers ...MORE

Posted By: RightWinger on 6/5/2003 09:52 AM in Law

--Rape suspect facing 112 years seeks $20,000 for insect in meal-- "A California rape suspect facing 112 years in prison is taking the famous line of "Waiter, there's a fly in my soup" to a new level, cla...MORE

Posted By: RushMan on 5/9/2003 02:13 PM in Government

"At a Senate Budget Committee hearing last week (2/7/02), Sen. Robert Byrd, who was named after a bridge in West Virginia, viciously attacked Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill for having made a success of hims...MORE

Posted By: RightWinger on 4/30/2003 12:57 PM in Government

--Is George Voinovich Right?-- "This might sound a little like heresy for a confirmed Bush supporter, but I have to admit that in sticking to his guns on limiting a tax cut to $350 billion, Ohio's staunch...MORE

Posted By: Bernie on 4/9/2003 10:37 AM in Government

--LOOKING DOWN ON FROWNS-- Disgusted expressions are out too if Palo Alto council passes 'conduct proposal'. "Palo Alto may need to call in the Demeanor Police. The city council is wrestling with a ...MORE

Posted By: BullsEye on 3/12/2003 11:55 PM in Government

Although state governments keep squandering money on all sorts of useless schemes, they're locking up paper clips and unscrewing lightbulbs.MORE

Posted By: GOP on 3/5/2003 04:38 PM in Government

"The State Department refused to sell a .4 acre parking lot adjacent to its embassy in Paris which overlooks the Champs Elysees and could be sold for at least $10 million, making each parking space worth $11...MORE

Posted By: FlyBoy on 5/21/2002 12:09 AM in Immigration

"WASHINGTON — More than 100,000 of the 1.2 million original Social Security numbers handed out to foreigners in 2000 were obtained through fake documents, the Social Security Administration said. That's on...MORE

Posted By: Groner on 3/13/2002 11:18 PM in Economy. Published on 3/13/2002.

"Congress passed – and the president signed – a new "stimulus package." Among other things, the bill extends unemployment benefits by 13 weeks for post-Sept. 11-related unemployed workers. Never mind tha...MORE

Posted By: Shadowhunter on 3/4/2002 09:51 AM in Comment Corner. Published on 3/4/2002.

I feel personaly as if God created us all. Who are we to judge or take someone else's life because of their wrong doing. They will answer to God about their actions not us. When you sentence that person to ...MORE

Posted By: MadDog on 2/21/2002 09:51 AM in Media

"WASHINGTON – Federal overseas economic-development agencies have financed or underwritten 18 Enron Corp. projects, exposing U.S. taxpayers to a total of more than $1.73 billion in potential liability, acc...MORE

Posted By: WAG on 12/26/2001 07:20 PM in Politics

"In January, the day after throwing himself a million-dollar inauguration, Missouri Governor Bob Holden announced that the state was facing a $300 million shortfall. The shortfall is due primarily to the inc...MORE



It's Free.... Swipe Your EBT

Boomtown 2: Only 100 Federal Employees Tasked with Monitoring EBT Fraud
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/05/Boomtown-2-Only-100-Federal-Employees-Tasked-with-Monitoring-EBT-Fraud

On Fox News' one-hour "Boomtown 2: The Business of Food Stamps" special Friday, Government Accountability Institute (GAI) president Peter Schweizer asked viewers on "Hannity" to type in the hashtag #EBT on Twitter to see how easy it was to engage in food stamp fraud.

On Twitter and other social media sites like Facebook, those with EBT cards that are meant for food often trade the cards for cash.

As Schweizer, who appeared on the special with Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, described, someone may take $150 in cash in exchange for a $250 EBT card. 

While nearly 220,000 stores take EBT cards, only 100 federal employees have been tasked to monitor fraud. In addition, the USDA only monitors less than 10% of all food stamp vendors. 

As a result, there is no way to measure the amount of fraud in the $75 billion-a-year food stamp industry. Government bureaucrats have said in their defense that only 1% of the food stamps program is subject to fraud.

"It's very easy to do because it is a card that is interchangeable," Schweizer said, noting the government does not want to even implement photo ID on the cards so as not to stigmatize the EBT card recipients. 

In GAI's investigation, undercover EBT card users were able to trade their cards for cash at stores. They used the cards to buy cigarettes, beer, and condoms, and store clerks easily recorded those purchases as "food" purchases. 

The fraud is not limited to stores in big cities like New York and Los Angeles. An investigation in Florida found two out of every three stores engaged in EBT fraud. Minnesota ranks fourth in EBT fraud and Wisconsin has many reports of EBT cards being stolen. 

Yet despite this evidence of rampant fraud, Schweizer argued there is no incentive to combat the fraudulent use of taxpayer dollars because those involved in the food stamps program do not want to destroy the profitable black market.

25 year federally funded study costing $30,000,000,000,000 has just concluded that when you make it easier to receive welfare benefits, there is a possibility you will get more people signing up for those benefits.

All members who participated in this study have opted for early retirement and will be eligible for 125% of their annual salary.

Please consider a career in the public sector, becasue as we all know..... It beats a real job

BOOMTOWN 2: Taxpayers Have Spent $15 Trillion on 'War on Poverty'
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/04/05/BOOMTOWN-2-Taxpayers-Have-Spent-15-Trillion-On-The-War-on-Poverty


Welcome To The United "Waste" Of America

This is a satirical look at the waste, fraud and abuse within our Federal government by Government Gone Wild producer Blaise Ingoglia.


Tax 'Loophole' Costs Billions: "Illegal Immigrants"

Millions of illegal immigrants are getting a bigger tax refund than you. Eyewitness News shows a massive tax loophole that provides billions of dollars in tax credits to undocumented workers and, in many cases, people who have never stepped foot in the United States. And you are paying for it!

This is very upsetting and best if people simply did not know it existed.

 

 

People once came to this country to GIVE all that they had, to become all that they could be.

 

Now they come only to TAKE what they can.


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

    Mark Twain

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

    W. C. Fields

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

    Aristotle

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    WAG

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

    Vince Lombardi

  • “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

  • “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "As 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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Paine

  • "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

  • “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 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

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

    Demosthenes

  • "All men by nature desire knowledge."

    Aristotle

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

    Ayn Rand

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

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    George Washington

  • "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)

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

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "A free people ought to be armed"

    George Washington

  • “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

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

    Mark Twain

  • “Truth is Treason to an Empire Built of Lies.”

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Herb Stein (Economist)

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Lao-tzu

  • “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 )

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

    Bob Hope

  • “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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Pastor John MacArthur

  • "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."

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Innocence seldom utters outraged shrieks. Guilt does"

    Whittaker Chambers

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

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Will Rogers

  • "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

  • 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

  • "Knowledge is power."

    Sir Francis Bacon

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

    WAG

  • “The choices we make reveal the true nature of our character.”

  • “It’s better to die a Hero, than live the life of a Coward”

    Charles Woods (father of murdered Benghazi SEAL Tyrone Woods) in a message to President Obama

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    James Madison

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "No Man is a Failure who has Friends"

    It's A Wonderful Life

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

    WAG

  • "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)

  • "Truth has no agenda"

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    Government Motto

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

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

    WAG

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

    Dr. Martin Luther King

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Robert David Steele (CIA)

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

    Bill Vaughan

  • "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

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

    Liberal Logic

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Andrew Carnegie

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

    Will Rogers

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

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

    Burt Shavitz (Burt's Buzz)

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "An informed public is essential to a democracy"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Byrd Baggett

  • "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Plato

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Dave Gardner

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

    George Orwell

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

    Maya Angelou

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

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


    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Evan Sayet

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

    Ludwig von Mises

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • "Truth will always fuel the embers of liberty"

    WAG

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

    Mayer Amschel Rothschild

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

  • “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

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

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

    Ronald Reagan

  • 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you."

    Pericles (495-429 BC)

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “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

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

    Will Rogers

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Voltaire

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

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

  • "Democracy is indispensable to socialism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail"

    Benjamin Franklin

  • "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

  • "You can observe a lot just by watchin"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    Arthur C. Clarke

  • "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

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

    Miecyslaw Kasprzyk

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Sam Adams

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

    Kathy Ireland

  • "Greed, is a great motivator, yet a powerful destroyer."

  • "A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station"

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen"

    Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

  • "The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Niccolo Machiavelli

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

    John Wayne

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • “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

  • "Heroes get remembered - but legends never die"

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

    James A. Garfield

  • "Reason often makes mistakes but conscience never does"

    Josh Billings (Henry Wheeler Shaw)

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Never spend your money before you have it"

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Ask why until you understand"

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

  • "When GOD fights for Israel, Israel wins"

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

  • “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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • "A day without laughter is a day wasted"

    Charlie Chaplin

  • "Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another, they both march in the same direction"

    Paul Proctor

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

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

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

    Enrico Fermi

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “I think the terror most people are concerned with is the IRS”

    Malcolm Forbes (when asked if he was afraid of terrorism)

  • "Real courage is found, not in the willingness to risk death, but in the willingness to stand, alone if necessary, against the ignorant and disapproving herd"

    Jon Roland (1976)

  • “The 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

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

    Socrates

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

  • “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)

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

    John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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

    WAG

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

  • “Paper money is founded upon fraud and knavery”

    George Mason (letter to George Washington)

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

    Mike Adams

  • "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

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

    Patrice Lewis

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • “Since the general civilization of mankind, I believe there are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation”

    James Madison

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Joseph Addison

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand"

    Mark Twain

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

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

    George Washington

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

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

    Alexander Pope

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    Charles Gordy

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


    Alexander Hamilton

  • "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

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

    John Adams

  • “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)

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The goal of socialism is communism."

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force"

    Ayn Rand

  • "Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it"

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “My greatest thought is my accountability to God”

    Daniel Webster

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Jay Leno

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

    WAG

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

    von Clausewitz

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

    WAG

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

    Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

  • ”In war there is no substitute for victory”

    General Douglas MacArthur

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

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

    Aldous Huxley

  • “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

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

    Aristotle

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

    John Wooden

  • "Go put your creed into your deed."

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

  • "Humor is mankind's greatest blessing"

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing"

    Albert Einstein

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

    John D. Ashcroft

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

    WAG

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "If voting made a difference they wouldn't let us do it."

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

    Theodore M. Hesburgh

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

    Phillip Brooks

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

    Cherokee proverb

  • "Happiness is good health and a bad memory"

    Ingrid Bergman

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    George Eliot

  • “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

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

    John Adams (1826)

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    WAG

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

    James Madison

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

    Groucho Marx

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

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

    Dana Buchman

  • “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)

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

    Calvin Coolidge

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

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • "When in doubt tell the truth"

    Mark Twain

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Herbert Spencer

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "Golf is a good walk spoiled"

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

  • "Debt is the slavery of the free."

    Publilius Syrus

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

    Upton Sinclair

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

    John Adams

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

    Kenneth Boulding (economist)

  • “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

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

    Aulus Persius Flaccus

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Harry S. Truman

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "Government Integrity: An Oxymoron"

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

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

    Mahatma Ghandi

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

    Author Unknown

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

    Jack Miner

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

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

  • “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

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

  • “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery.”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

  • "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

  • "I owe nothing to Women’s Lib.”

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    WAG

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

    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

    Napoléon Bonaparte

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

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

    Proverbs 17:28 (NIV)

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

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

    Francis Bacon

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

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

    Joseph Goebbels

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

    Mark Steyn

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

    Galileo

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

    WAG

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

  • "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

  • “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

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

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

    Charles Caleb Colton

  • "Eternity Voter Card……. Don’t leave this life without it"

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Adolph Hitler

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

    Philip K. Dick

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • "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

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

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

    Pat Flynn

  • "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

  • “One man with courage is a majority”

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Milton Friedman

  • “Wisdom is the chief element of happiness”

    Sophocles

  • "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

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

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

    Jacques Barzun

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

    Thomas Paine (December 23, 1776)

  • 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

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

    Mitt Romney

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Lou Holtz

  • "Aspire to inspire before you expire."

  • "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect"

    Mark Twain

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

    Chinese fortune cookie

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

    Luck

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Mohandas Gandhi

  • “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

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

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

    Aaron Levenstein

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

    Frederic Bastiat

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

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

    WAG

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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Fletcher Knebel, Historian

  • "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

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

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

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

  • "Political correctness is tyranny with manners."

    Charlton Heston

  • "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

  • "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

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

    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)

  • "There are lies, damned lies and statistics"

    Mark Twain

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

    John Kerry

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

    Charles de Montesquieu

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

    G. K. Chesterton

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

  • "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

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

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

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

    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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "The purpose of the Second Amendment is to protect the First Amendment"

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Otto von Bismarck

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

    Orison S. Marden

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    WAG

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

    Senator Jim Talent

  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”

    Edgar J. Mohn

  • “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated”

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Ann Landers

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

    Sophia Loren

  • "Golf scores are directly proportional to the number of witnesses"

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Martin Van Buren

  • "Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one"

    Mark Twain

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

    Plato

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

    Vince Lombardi

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Chinese Proverb

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • “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

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

    Douglas Casey

  • "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

  • "Gray hair is God's graffiti"

    Bill Cosby

  • "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

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

    Soviet Union saying

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal Lingo

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    American Patriot

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

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

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

    Confucious

  • "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

  • "An armed man is a citizen; a disarmed man is a subject"

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

    Harry Truman

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

    William Pitt

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

  • "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

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

    Antonio Porchia

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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Saul Bellow

  • "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

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

    Ted Nugent

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Charles Dickens

  • "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings"

    Hodding Carter, J.R.

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

    Anonymous

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

    WAG

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

    David Letterman

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

    Alfred Kazin

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

    Leo Durocher

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

    Mark Twain

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

    George Mason

  • "Half the people you know are below average"

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

    WAG

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

    Dean Acheson

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

    Aristotle

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  • "Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny"

    Edmund Burke

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

    Thomas Sowell

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Yogi Berra

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

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

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

    WAG

  • “Every library is an arsenal”

    Robert Green Ingersoll

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

    Mark Twain

  • “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

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

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Yiddish Proverb

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

    Paul Jacob

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    John Adams

  • "Ignorance is the truest form of freedom"

  • “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?”

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

    Unknown

  • "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

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

  • "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

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    George Orwell

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

    Thomas Fuller

  • "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

  • "It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people."

    Richard Henry Lee, signer of Declaration of Independence

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

    Karl Marx

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

  • "One man with courage is a majority"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

    Robert Novak

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

    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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

  • 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

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

    George Bernard Shaw

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Spanish Proverb

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

    George Washington

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

  • "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

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

    Brad Thor

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

    Eugene McCarthy

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

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

    WAG

  • "That government governs best that governs least"

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    American Patriot

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • "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

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

    Noelle Pikus Pace (Olympian)

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

    James Madison

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

    Progressive apologist

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

    WAG

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Edmund Burke

  • "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

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

    Cal Thomas

  • "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)

  • 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

  • "This is like deja vu all over again"

    Yogi Berra

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

    Ecclesiastes 10:2 NIV

  • "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

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

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

    Chinese proverb

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

  • "Better a broken promise than none at all"

    Mark Twain

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

    Edward Langley (artist)

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

    Martin Luther King, Jr

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

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

    Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Adolf Hitler

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

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

    Robert A. Heinlein

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Henry Huxley

  • "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

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

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

    David Stockman

  • "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

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

    Willis Player

  • "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)

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

    John Adams

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

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Friedrich Nietzsche

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

    Patrick Henry

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

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "I don’t know what my future holds, but have faith in whose hands it’s held."

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

    Adolf Hitler (1939)

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

    George W. Bush

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

    Oscar Wilde

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

    Steven Wright

  • “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

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

    Edward R. Murrow

  • “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

  • "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

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

  • “Man is not free unless government is limited … As government expands, liberty contracts”

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Dick Cheney

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

    Robert Frost

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Politicians are like diapers. They should be changed often, and for the same reason."

    Mark Twain

  • "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap"

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Milton Friedman

  • "Laughter is the shortest distance between two people"

    Victor Borge

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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    John F. Kennedy

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

    George Berkeley

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

    Rudy Giuliani

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

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

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

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

    Larry Elder

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

    Daniel Greenfield

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

    Mao Tse-Tung

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

  • “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

  • "An armed society is a polite society"

    Robert A. Heinlein

  • "Comedy is tragedy plus time"

    Woody Allen

  • "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

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

    George Washington

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

    WAG

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

    Doug Larson

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

    Winston Churchill

  • "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

  • "Irony is the hygiene of the mind."

    Elizabeth Bibesco

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

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

    Dave Barry

  • "Failure is success if we learn from it"

    Malcolm S. Forbes

  • “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)

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

    P.J. O'Rourke

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "Irony differentiates. Cynicism never does."

    Paul Horgan

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

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

    WAG

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

  • "Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine"

    Lord Byron

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

    WAG

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

    Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt

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

    Bob Hope

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

    Mark Twain

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

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

    Alfred Adler

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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    George Washington

  • "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.

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

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

    Ephesians 6:11

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

    WAG

  • 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

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

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

    Reverend Ike

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

    Isaiah 5:20

  • "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

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Knute Rockne

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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

    Nelson Mandela

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

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

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

    William P. Anthony

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Larry Elder

  • "Ignorance is the lifeblood of every politician"

    WAG

  • "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 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)

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

    WAG

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

    John Wooden

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

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

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

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

    WAG

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Ian Fleming

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

    P. J. O'Rourke

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

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

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

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

    George Washington

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

    Winston Churchill

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Thomas Paine

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

    George Mason

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Anatole France

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

    Paul Craig Roberts

  • "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

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

  • "Statistics are not meant to inform, but to deceive"

    WAG

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Isaac Asimov

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

    William Arthur Ward

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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

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

    Mark Twain

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

    WAG

  • "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

  • "All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures"

    Julius Caesar

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

  • "We are great because we are good"

  • "Today is tomorrow’s past"

  • "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

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Thomas Jefferson

  • "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

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

    Sam Rayburn

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

    WAG

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

    Jerry Pournelle

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

    Bertrand Russell

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

    Anne Coleman

  • "I could give up chocolate but I'm no quitter!"

  • "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

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

  • "There is no right way to do wrong"

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Rick Perry

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

    Syrus

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

    Benjamine A. Rooge

  • "If 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

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

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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    WAG

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Eugene Ionesco

  • “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

  • "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

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

    Jimi Hendrix

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

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Moliere

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

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

    George Orwell

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

    Thomas Edison

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Robert Schuller

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Benjamin Franklin

  • 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.”

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Ayn Rand

  • "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

  • "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

  • "Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing"

  • "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

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

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

    Joseph Stalin

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

    Albert Einstein

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

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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."

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

    Edmund Burke

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    WAG

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

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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

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

    Tacitus, The Annals III.27

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

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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "If most thinking people supported me it still wouldn't be enough. Because in America, you need a majority."

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • “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

  • "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

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

    William F. Buckley Jr.

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

    Mark Twain

  • "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)

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

    Rod Serling

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

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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

    GR

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

    WAG

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

    Psalm 118:8

  • "A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation"

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  • “If 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

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

    Charlotte

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    James Madison

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Ayn Rand

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

    John Adams

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

    George Washington

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

    Plato

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

    Danny Schecter

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

    Karl Marx

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

    Professor Irwin Corey

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

    Philip K. Dick

  • "Democracy is the road to socialism."

    Karl Marx

  • "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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "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

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

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

  • "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

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

    Robert Green Ingersoll

  • “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

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

    WAG

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

    Joseph Stalin

  • "We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality"

    Ayn Rand

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

    George Washington

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

    James Madison

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

    Milton Friedman

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

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    James Madison

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

    WAG

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

    George Santayana

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    Jason Laumark

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

    WAG

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Nicholas Murray Butler

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

    St. Augustine

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

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

    Strom Thurmond

  • “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

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

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

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

    Albert Einstein

  • "Lies serve to influence the ignorant"

    WAG

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

    Confucius

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

  • "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

  • "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

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

    Will Rogers

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

    James Madison

  • "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

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Margaret Thatcher

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

    Abkhasian Proverb

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


    WAG

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

    George Orwell

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Albert Einstein

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

    Vladimir Lenin

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

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

    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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Adlai E. Stevenson

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

    Voltaire

  • "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

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

    Rush Limbaugh

  • “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

  • "Truth Does Not Fear Knowledge"

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

    Dutch Proverb

  • “Be truthful … Truth leads to trust”

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

    WAG

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

    WAG

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

    Hunter S. Thompson

  • “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

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

  • "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)

  • "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

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

    WAG

  • “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”

    Henry David Thoreau

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

    Winnie the Pooh

  • "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

  • "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

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

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

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

    Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

    WAG

  • "Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned"

    Mark Twain

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

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

  • "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

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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Winston Churchill

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

    WAG

  • "Life………. It’s GOD’s choice"

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

    Anonymous

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

  • “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”

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

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

    Justice Felix Frankfurter

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

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

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

    H.L. Mencken

  • 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

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

    Doug Powers

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

    Margaret Thatcher

  • "Disobedience to tyrants is Obedience to God"

    Benjamin Franklin

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

    Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

    Dante Alighieri

  • "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

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    WAG

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

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

    Kinky Friedman

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

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

    William Faulkner

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

  • “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

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

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

    American Citizen

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

    Rush Limbaugh

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

    Bob Hope

  • 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

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

    WAG

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

    Liberal when confronted with reality

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

  • "Adversity makes a good man better"

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

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

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

    James Bovard

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

    Mark Twain

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

    Isoroku Yamamoto

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

    Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

    Paul Horning

  • "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.

  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"

    Abraham Lincoln

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

    Wendell Phillips

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

    John Adams

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

    Sir Walter Scott

  • “Perception is today’s reality”

  • “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”

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

    Alexis de Tocqueville

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

  • "Debt is the worst poverty."

    Thomas Fuller

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

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

  • "Ignorance is the seed of APATHY"

    WAG

  • “We always have enough time to do a job a second time – and never enough time to do it right the first time”

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

    Tacitus

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

    George Orwell

  • "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