Oct 26 2008

Food For Thought

Category: Uncategorizedamuzikman @ 11:03 pm

If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed; if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed. -Mark Twain

Suppose you were an idiot.  And suppose you were a member of Congress… …. But then I repeat myself.   -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

Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries -Douglas Casey,

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

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.)

There is no distinctly Native American criminal class…save congress.   -Mark Twain

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

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

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