If John Boehner was the leader of America in 1776, we’d all be singing "God Save the Queen" to this day. - Unknown
If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman
"Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death." ~ Patrick Henry
"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." ~ Lewis Carroll
"There is one thing in the world more wicked than the desire to command, and that is the will to obey." ~ William K. Clifford
"I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil."
~ Ben Franklin
"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin." ~ Samuel Adams
"The government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government."
~ James Madison
"The liar is no whit better than the thief." ~ Theodore Roosevelt
"It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes
me forever ineligible for public office." ~ H. L. Mencken
"The only good bureaucrat is one with a pistol at his head. Put it in his hand and it's good-by to the Bill of Rights." ~ H.L. Mencken
Benjamin Franklin pointed out that, "The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up to it yourself."
"There is no security, no safety in the appeasement of evil!"
~ Ronald Reagan
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance
of those whom they oppress. " ~ Frederick Douglass
"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
"It is the responsibility of the patriot to protect his country
from its government. " ~ Thomas Paine
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session. " ~ Mark Twain
A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll probably never need one again! – Unknown
"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
Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let men label you as they may. ~Mark Twain
The essential difference between Liberals and Conservatives is that Liberals could not live without Conservatives to defend their Freedom and support them economically. Conservatives, on the other hand, could live and exist quite well without Liberals. – Unknown
If you think a theatre filled with unarmed people against a lone gunman is scary, just imagine a disarmed populace against a tyrannical socialist government! – unknown
"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
"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
"My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government." -- Thomas Jefferson
"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." -- Thomas Jefferson
"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
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." -- Thomas Jefferson
"To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."
-- Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson said in 1802:
"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
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."
“Follow the truth wherever it may lead.” - - Thomas Jefferson
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." ~ Mark Twain
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. - Unknown
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Unknown
"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed." Mark Twain
"You cannot strengthen the weak, by weakening the strong." Abraham Lincoln
It is better to be judged by twelve than to be carried by six. – Unknown
'Fathom the hypocrisy of a Government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen.'~ Ben Stein
Politics is a lot like Farming: Don't expect the water to clear up, ‘til we get the pigs outta the creek. – Unknown
"THE 2ND AMENDMENT IS THE ONE THAT GUARANTEES ALL THE OTHER ONES" – Unknown
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Give a man a welfare check, a free cell phone with free monthly minutes, food stamps, section 8 housing, a forty ounce malt liquor, a crack pipe and some Air Jordans and he votes Democrat for a lifetime. – Unknown
It is not how old you are, but how you are old. --Jules Renard, writer (1864-1910)
The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
~ Henry Cate,VII
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these acceptance
speeches there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven.
~ Will Rogers
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being
governed by those who are dumber.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where
there is no river.
~ Nikita Khrushchev
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm
beginning to believe it ~ Clarence Darrow
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go
out and buy some more tunnel.
~ John Quinton
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds
from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.
~ Oscar Ameringer
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I
will stop telling the truth about them.
~ Adlai Stevenson
Campaign Speech, 1952 -- A politician is a fellow who will lay down your
life for his country.
~ Texas Guinan
Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to
realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
~ Ronald Reagan
There ought to be one day -- just one -- when there is open season on
~ Will Rogers
POLITICIANS AND DIAPERS SHOULD BE CHANGED OFTEN
AND FOR THE SAME REASON.....Ronald Regan
I don't make the jokes. I just watch the government
and report the facts. --- Will Rogers
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.'
- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
"I think Congressmen should wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers so we can identify their corporate sponsors." – Unknown
"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
BE WHO YOU ARE AND SAY WHAT YOU FEEL .....
BECAUSE THOSE THAT MATTER DON'T MIND.....
AND THOSE THAT MIND, DON'T MATTER! - Unknown
Limit all US politicians to two terms. One in office; one in prison. (Illinois already does this.) – Unknown
When Guns Are Outlawed...
Only Outlaws and Governments Will Have Guns! – Unknown
"The problems we face today are because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living." Anonymous
George S. Patton: "No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."
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
Quote George Bernard Shaw:
"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
"When I joined the military it was illegal to be homosexual, then it became optional. I'm getting out before Obama makes it mandatory."
-GySgt Harry Berres, USMC
What we have here is failure to communicate! From the movie “Cool Hand Luke”
"If you won't be a better person tomorrow than you were today, what do you need tomorrow for?" – Unknown
Political Correctness is a doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the ridiculous proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end! – Unknown
There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty; Soap, Ballot, Jury, and AMMO. NOT NECESSARILY IN THAT ORDER! - Unknown
If You Always Do What You Always Did, You Will Always Get What You Always Got! – Unknown