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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
    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
    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, which 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,
    Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
    -P.J. O’Rourke, Civil Libertarian
    Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
    -Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)
    Democrat’s Government 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: a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
    -Ronald Reagan
    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
    The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.
    -Mark Twain
    The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
    -Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)
    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
    "There's one way to find out if a man is honest-ask him. If he says 'yes,' you know he is a crook." Groucho Marx