Some possibly relevant quotes

The same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globeā€”the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state, but from the hand of God. We dare not forget today that we are the heirs of that first revolution.
John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address

We welcome all disillusioned Democrats to our movement! But please know, moving to just a little less government control than we have now is not our goal. We want a lot less, for all of our sake’s.

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.
Charles Bukowski

With all three branches of the government in left-Democrat control, what was it again that absolute power does?

We need to engage the entrepreneurial engine that has reduced the cost of everything from airline tickets to personal computers.
Professor Stephen Hawking speaking of lowering the cost of personal space travel

And engaging the entrepreneurial engine is the only thing that can pull us out of our present economic problems. This is not quantum physics, but hey, if he agrees…

There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O’Rourke

Looking to what’s happened since January, we need to start moving our consequences in the other direction…

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
Philip K. Dick

Those working feverishly at what will destroy our country’s future have it easier if we don’t oppose them. Don’t give them the pleasure of making it easy for them.

Socialism started by saying it was going to tax the rich, very rapidly it was taxing the middle income groups. Now, it’s taxing people quite highly with incomes way below average and pensioners with incomes way below average.
Margaret Thatcher

She warned us, this shouldn’t be a surprise!

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

We have 435, more than half of which need replacement as worse than useless. Let’s do our part in District 17!

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Pablo Picasso

Don’t not get involved now. You will regret it later if you do.


  1. […] first compiled some random quotes we’d been saving back before the first Tea Party in 2009, in this post. Here are some more: A No uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a Yes merely […]

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