Political Insights

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by ultramag, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    Good famous quotes seem to stand the test of time for a good reason.
    They're the truth.

    *"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read
    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
    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, Classmate of Bill Clinton at **Georgetown**

    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

    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
    -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, with 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 so******m 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

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

    What this country needs is 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
  2. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Boy aint that the truth!

Share This Page