Great truths

  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 handle. – 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 debt 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 Case, Classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown University .

  9. Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and 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. – 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 and report the facts. – Will Rogers

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

  2. 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)

  3. 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.)

  4. No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. – Mark Twain (1866)

  5. Talk is cheap, except when Congress does it. – Anonymous

  6. The government is like a baby’s alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other. – Ronald Reagan

  7. 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

  8. The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin. – Mark Twain

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

  10. There is no distinctly Native American criminal class, save Congress. – Mark Twain

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

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

  13. We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. – Aesop

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