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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
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 27, 2009
      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, 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
      -- 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
      -- 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
      -- Mark Twain

      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
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