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The last action of any government is to loot the treasury. -George Washington


Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny. -Bob Marley


Politics is the only field in which the more experience you have, the worse you get.  -Kinky Friedman


The lunatic fringe wags the underdog. – HL Mencken


If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.-George Bernard Shaw


In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.  – Martin Luther King Jr.


He that lives upon hope will die fasting.  -Benjamin Franklin


Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.  -Isaac Newton


The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.  -Rosa Parks


When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first thing to be bought and sold are legislators. PJ O’Rourke


When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. -Thomas Jefferson


Polititics is the art of looking for a trouble, finding it, misdiagnosing it, and then misapplying the wrong remedies.   -Groucho Marx


Government big enough to supply everything you need, is big enough to take everything you have. -Thomas Jefferson


The world is not full of evil because of those who do wrong.  It is full of evil because of those who do nothing.  -Albert Einstein


Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know about religion.   -Mahatma Gandhi


Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad name. -Henry Kissinger


He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy’s life.  -Friedrich Nietzsche


Every election is a sort of advance auction of stolen goods.  -HL Mencken


Government is too big and important to be left to the politicians.  -Chester Bowles


Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. -H.L. Mencken


Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us. -Leo Tolstoy


Society is produced by our wants and government by our wickedness. -Thomas Paine


Democracy is the theory that people know what they want and deserve to get it good & hard. -H.L. Mencken


Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage. -H.L. Mencken


There is no underestimating the intelligence of the American public.  H.L. Mecken


You can’t get rid of poverty by giving people money.   -PJ O”Rourke


Every government is a parliament of of whores, the trouble is in a democracy, the whores are us. PJ O’Rourke


Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.   -PJ O’Rourke


When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first thing to be bought and sold are legislators.  – PJ O’Rourke


In order to become the master, the politician becomes the servant. -Charles DeGaulle



The more you observe politics, the more you have to admit that one party is worse than the other.  -Will Rodgers



An honest politician is about as unthinkable as an honest burglar.  -H.L. Mencken



Political correctness is just tyranny with manners. -Charlton Heston


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