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    'If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.'

    - Mark Twain

    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

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

    - George Bernard Shaw

    A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man; a debt he proposes to pay off with your money.

    -G Gordon Liddy

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

    -James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)

    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 University )

    Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

    -P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

    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)

    I don't make jokes I just watch the government and report the facts.

    -Will Rogers

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

    -P.J. O'Rourke

    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)

    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.)

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

    -Mark Twain (1866 )

    Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it.


    The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.

    -Ronald Reagan

    What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.

    -Edward Langley, Artist (1928 - 1995)
    Courage is just fear that has said it's prayers.

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