Saturday, September 11, 2010

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Friday, September 03, 2010


"Capitalism has defeated communism. It is now well on its way to defeating democracy."
-David Korten

"Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel"
-John Quinton

"It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected.
The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen"
-George E. MacDonald

"If you don't know what your government is doing, you don't live in a democracy."
-Jane Anne Morris

"When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators."
-P.J. O'Rourke

"Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks"
-Doug Larson

"If you ask the government for permission to protest it, you deserve to be told no."
-Manhattan Libertarian Party Chair, Jim Lesczynski

"The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too"
-Oscar Levant

"Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other"
-Oscar Ameringer

"I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians"
-Charles de Gaulle

"A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time"
-Alfred E. Wiggam

"Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law breaker, it breeds contempt for the law."
-former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."
-President Ronald Reagan

"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the State becomes lawless and corrupt."

"I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons, that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining respect for it, and I pitied it."
-Henry David Thoreu

"Politicians are like diapers. They both need changing regularly and for the same reason"

"Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river"
-Nikita Khrushchev

"George Washington is the only president who didn't blame the previous administration for his troubles"

"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy"
-Ernest Benn

"Mankind will never see an end of trouble until... lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power... become lovers of wisdom"

Cynisk? Jag? Neee..