Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Timely "humor"!

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
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

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

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.)

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

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

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