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5 years 43 weeks ago, 9:44 AM

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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 Casey,

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

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 and 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
misery. ~ Winston Churchill

20. The only difference between a tax man and 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
Congress. ~ Mark Twain

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

5 years 43 weeks ago, 11:49 AM

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sam

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