Feb 4, 2009
I am forever amazed by the political blogs written by republicans (young and old alike?), the "all mighty we're all right, liberals are evil", partisan "separatist" rhetoric, not to mention some of the religious minutia, goodness they simply must sing on & on... about the evil of liberals... they bore me to tears they do the ninnies. Golden people must you always and forever pontificate? Listen then, if liberals are bleeding hearts then you (imo) are void of heart & you rather seem to lack any and all spirt of unity but for your own party, yourselves, money, your rights and desires.. but of course. Although I'm not usually inclined to care about these ever so partisan views and squawking they perhaps you (?) do they do litter the web, at times hard to ignore. This is simply my view on the goody two shoes, the view of a hedonist that is neither a liberal nor a republican. A few quotes I find interesting. "Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian." — Robert Orben (oOo do lets not get our britches in a politically correct twist) okay? '~])™ "When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying the cross." — Sinclair Lewis "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. " — George Orwell "A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on. " — William S. Burroughs "What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?" — Mahatma Gandhi "If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use two feet." — Keith Richards (Keith Richards: In His Own Words) "Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair." — George Burns "If our Founding Fathers wanted us to care about the rest of the world, they wouldn't have declared their independence from it." — Stephen Colbert "Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves." — Ronald Reagan "How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?" — Charles de Gaulle "The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened." — John F. Kennedy "A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things." — Barack Obama "You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena." — Jon Stewart "All war is a symptom of man's failure as a thinking animal." — John Steinbeck "The French have a new president, the British will soon have a new P.M., and we envy them as we endure the endless wait for this small dim man to go back to Texas and resume his life." — Garrison Keillor "I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale." — Thomas Jefferson "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." — Dwight D. Eisenhower "There's not a liberal America and a conservative America - there's the United States of America." — Barack Obama "If we, citizens, do not support our artists, then we sacrifice our imagination on the altar of crude reality and we end up believing in nothing and having worthless dreams." — Yann Martel (Self) "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." — C.S. Lewis "If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don't bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don't bullshit yourself that you're not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote." — David Foster Wallace (Up, Simbal!: 7 Days on the Trail of an Anticandidate) "In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." — Napoleon Bonaparte "I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it." — Thomas Jefferson "I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death." — George Carlin "In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot." — Mark Twain "Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing." — Robert E. Howard "Better to die standing, than to live on your knees" — Emiliano Zapata (Documentos ineditos sobre Emiliano Zapata y el Cuartel General: Seleccionados del archivo de Genovevo de la O, que conserva el Archivo General de la Nacion) "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch." — Robert A. Heinlein (The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress) "Sometimes it takes a while to recognize that someone has a special ability to get us to believe in ourselves, to tie that belief to our highest ideals, and to imagine that together we can do great things. In those rare moments, when such a person comes along, we need to put aside our plans and reach for what we know is possible. " — Caroline Kennedy "I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it calls itself my home, my fatherland, or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use- silence, exile, and cunning." — James Joyce (A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man) "Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top." — Edward Abbey "A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves." — Edward R. Murrow "Under the United States Constitution, the federal government has no authority to hold states "accountable" for their education performance...In the free society envisioned by the founders, schools are held accountable to parents, not federal bureaucrats." — Ron Paul "Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear." — Harry S. Truman "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." — Winston S. Churchill "A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?" — George Washington "One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government." — Ron Paul "I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. " — Thomas Jefferson "Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." — Abraham Lincoln "If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle." — Hillary Rodham Clinton "Change we need" — Barack Obama Deaf ears of the SEC ~ are they all liberals? ©M'sheArt-oOo-graphy All rights reserved.
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