Words of Wisdom on Politics
If Thomas Jefferson thought taxation without representation was bad,
he should see how it is with representation!
Put a federal agency in charge of the Sahara Desert, and it would run
out of sand.
Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government
is on the high road to permanent glory.
Our forefathers made one mistake. What they should have fought for was
representation without taxation.
It's income tax time again, Americans: time to gather up those receipts,
get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in
The IRS has 480 different tax forms, plus 280 more to explain how to
fill out the first 480. The original Tax Code had 11,400 words; today
it has 7 million.
In 1950, American families sent 1 of 50 of their hard earned dollars
to Washington: Today it is 1 in 4.
American workers spend more of their day working to pay taxes than they
do to feed, clothe, and house their families.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he/she will spend two years
organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
Instead of just be dazzled by these corporate mega-mergers, there should
be a nagging voice in all of us asking: Is democracy going to be bought
A politician is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which
debt he proposes to pay off with your money.
"Politics" is made up of two words, "poli," which
is Greek for "many," and "tics," which are blood-sucking
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at
one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
I wish it were possible to obtain a single amendment to our Constitution.
I would be willing to depend on that alone for the reduction of the administration
of our government; I mean an additional article taking from the Federal
Government the power of borrowing.
Democracy's the worst form of government except for all the others.
A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves.
Democracy is three wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner.
The State calls its own violence, law; but that of the individual, crime.
A lot has been said about politics; some of it complimentary, but most
of it accurate.
What do Washington's politicians and pro wrestlers have in common? ...
They're mostly overweight white guys pretending to hurt each other.
A politician thinks of the next electiona statesman of the next
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against
somebody rather than for somebody.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become PresidentI'm
beginning to believe it.
Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt.
To steal from one person is theft. To steal from many is taxation.
The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government.
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