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    Quotations with more truth than when spoken

    These should be required reading for all citizens!

    1. 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

    2. If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read
    the newspaper you are misinformed.
    -- Mark Twain

    3. Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.
    But, then, I repeat myself.
    -- Mark Twain

    4. I contend that 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
    -- Winston Churchill

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

    6. A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man; which
    he proposes to pay off with your money.
    -- G. Gordon Liddy

    7. Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting
    on what to have for dinner.
    -- James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)

    8. Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people
    in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.
    -- Douglas Casey, Classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown

    9. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey & car
    keys to teenage boys.
    -- P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

    10. Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors
    to live at the expense of everybody else.
    -- Rockwell Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)

    11. 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 (1986)

    12. I don't make jokes. I just watch the government & report the facts.
    -- Will Rogers

    13. If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what
    it costs when it's free!
    -- P.J. O'Rourke

    14. In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money
    as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
    -- Voltaire (1764)

    15. Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean
    politics won't take an interest in you!
    -- Pericles (430 B.C.)

    16. No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is
    in session.
    -- Mark Twain (1866)

    17. Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it.
    -- Anonymous

    18. The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy
    appetite at one end & no responsibility at the other.
    -- Ronald Reagan

    19. The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the
    blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of
    -- Winston Churchill

    20. The only difference between a tax man & a taxidermist is that the
    taxidermist leaves the skin.
    -- Mark Twain

    21. The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to
    fill the world with fools.
    -- Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)

    22. There is no distinctly native American criminal class ... save,

    23. What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
    -- Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995)

    24. A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong
    enough to take everything you have.
    -- Thomas Jefferson

    25. The biggest difference between Republicans and Democrats is the
    -- Anonymous

    26. 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

    -- Davy Crockett

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