ow far have we sunk? From the Founding Fathers to the whiny man-child is an incredible stretch. The differences beggar the imagination.
If senators only voted on economic and foreign policy issues when they understood those issues, Biden would be required to vote to break all of those 0-0 ties. - 我
The problem with the American health care system? It was not designed to heal and to cure. It was designed to make money. - 我
American politics is institutionalized bribery. - 我
Religious beliefs of corporations should not be honored if they miss attending church more than 2 weeks in a row. - 我
The fault dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.
Elections determine who has the power, not who has the truth.
O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.
Good people will do good things, and bad people will do bad things. But for good people to do bad things - that takes religion.
Only the shallow know themselves
To argue with a man who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.
If money is speech, then speech is money. How long of a speech would pay all of my taxes? - 我
Progress cannot happen without change. Religion resists change. Change unmakes religion. - 我
I would have much less of a problem with teaching creationism in schools were they to require the teaching of evolution in churches. - 我
When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.' I write because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell)
“When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.
Merchants have no country.
That liberty [is pure] which is to go to all, and not to the few or the rich alone.
The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; . . .”