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Quote for Today April 14th

Quote for Today April 14th

on April 14, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“The Son of God suffered unto the death, not that men might not suffer, but that their sufferings might be like His.”  George MacDonald George Mac Donald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as […]

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Quote for Today

on April 13, 2015, 6:45 AM / in People

Things I live by: I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to save people. The men and women of this country who toil are the ones who bear the cost of the Government. Every dollar that we carelessly waste means that their life will be so much the more meager. […]

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Quote for Today; April 12th

Quote for Today; April 12th

on April 12, 2015, 6:05 AM / in People

Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody. The temptation is overwhelming to bestow it on somebody. Attributed to Calvin Coolidge, in Readers Digest (June 1960), p. 178. Calvin Coolidge was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of […]

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Quote for Today; April 11th

on April 11, 2015, 8:24 AM / in People

The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt, the mobs should be forced to work and not depend on government for subsistence. Attributed to Marcus Tullius Cicero; reported in the Congressional Record (April […]

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Quote for Today, April 8th…. Beware, they are among us……

on April 8, 2015, 6:19 AM / in People

“To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men their individualism, loyalty to family tradition, national patriotism, and religious dogmas.” George Brock Chisholm, Psychiatry (1946). Major-General George Brock Chisholm, CC, MC & Bar (18 May 1896 – 4 February 1971) was a Canadian First World War veteran, medical practitioner, the first Director-General of the World […]

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Quote for Today; April 6th

Quote for Today; April 6th

on April 6, 2015, 6:08 AM / in People

“It is written that the last enemy to be vanquished is death. We should begin early in life to vanquish this enemy by obliterating every trace of the fear of death from our minds. Then can we turn to life and fill the whole horizon of our souls with it, turn with added zest toall the serious tasks which it […]

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Quote for Today; April 2nd

on April 2, 2015, 5:40 AM / in People

The first step toward greatness is to be honest, says the proverb; but the proverb fails to state the case strong enough. Honesty is not only “the first step toward greatness,” — it is greatness itself. Christian Nestell Bovee, reported in Louis Klopsch, Many Thoughts of Many Minds (1896), p. 133

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Quote for Today April 1st

Quote for Today April 1st

on April 1, 2015, 5:58 AM / in People

Years ago my mother used to say to me… “In this world, Elwood, you must be oh-so-smart, or oh-so-pleasant.” Well, for years I was smart — I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.  Jimmy Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd in the film Harvey James Maitland “Jimmy” Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, […]

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Quote for Today March 31st

Quote for Today March 31st

on March 31, 2015, 6:00 AM / in People

Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. Albert Einstein, The World As I See It, “Some Notes on my American Impressions” (first published as “My First Impression of the U.S.A.” (1921). Albert Einstein  was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein’s work is also known for its […]

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Thought for Today

Thought for Today

on March 30, 2015, 7:23 AM / in People

Thanks to Glenda Caldwell for this thought.

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Quote for Today, March 30th

Quote for Today, March 30th

on March 30, 2015, 6:38 AM / in People

And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pigmies, came into the world. Honoré de Balzac, Bureaucracy (vol. 12 in The Works of Honoré de Balzac), p. 13 (1901, reprinted 1971). Honoré de Balzac (20 May 1799 – 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie […]

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Today’s Quote: March 28th

Today’s Quote: March 28th

on March 28, 2015, 6:16 AM / in People

“It is no use saying, “We are doing our best,” You have go to succeed in doing what is necessary” Winston Churchill Editor’s Note: Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done right is an achievement.   Churchill’s earliest exposure to education occurred in Dublin, where a governess tried teaching him reading, writing, and arithmetic (his first reading book […]

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Quote for Today?

Quote for Today?

on March 27, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Herman Cain is probably well-liked by some of the Republicans because it hides the racist elements of the Republican Party, conservative movement and tea party movement. People like Karl Rove like to keep the racism very covert and so Herman Cain provides this great opportunity so he can say, ‘Look: This is not a racist anti-immigrant, anti-female, anti-gay movement. Look: […]

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Today’s Quote; March 26th

Today’s Quote; March 26th

on March 26, 2015, 8:48 AM / in People

Government is violence, Christianity is meekness, non-resistance, love. And, therefore, government cannot be Christian, and a man who wishes to be a Christian must not serve government. Leo Tolstoy, Letter to Eugen Heinrich Schmitt (1896). Tolstoy was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright and philosopher who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic […]

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Quote for Today?

on March 26, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Interesting….. Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them. Mary Frances Berry, former Chairwoman, US Commission on Civil Rights

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Quote for Today!

on March 25, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Say What? My fear is that the whole island (of Guam) will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize. Democrat Congressman Hank Johnson

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Quote for Today

on March 24, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Not necessarily the brightest of stars….. “Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package 500 million Americans lose their jobs.” Nancy Pelosi

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Quote for Today; March 23rd

Quote for Today; March 23rd

on March 23, 2015, 6:26 AM / in People

It is not who governs but what government is entitled to do that seems to me the essential problem. Friedrich Hayek Editor’s Note: This is the general practice utilized by both political parties for the last 100 or so decades in order to satisfy the popular populace. Which brings up the saying “whatever trained dog they want”.  At the University of Vienna, Hayek […]

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Quote for Today; March 22nd

Quote for Today; March 22nd

on March 22, 2015, 5:50 AM / in People

The small progress we have made after four or five weeks close attendance and continual reasonings with each other … is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection of the human understanding. We indeed seem to feel our own want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it. We have gone back to ancient history […]

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Today’s Quote March 21st

Today’s Quote March 21st

on March 21, 2015, 5:37 AM / in People

To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be. Henry George Henry George was an American writer, […]

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