Eclipse's Political Signature Quote Collection, Chapter 19
Signature Quotes: Politics, Part 19
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"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope." -- Sir Winston Churchill
"To rule is easy, to govern difficult." -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"White liberals are the most racist people there are, because they put blacks in a box and insist that they think one way -- and if they don't, they attack them as illegitimate, all the while denying that their policies destroy blacks." -- Dr. Ben Carson
"Liberty is not a collective, it is personal. All liberty is a individual liberty." -- Us President Calvin Coolidge
"Evil comes in many forms and seems to reinvent itself time and again. But whatever it calls itself - Nazism, Marxist-Leninism, today, terrorism - they all have one thing in common: the destruction, the end of human liberty." -- Canadian PM Stephen Harper
"If you're a Republican who's a threat to the Democrats, of course you're a racist. That's the definition of a racist, nowadays..." -- Glenn Reynolds
"My empathy and sympathy end where peoples grubby, entitled government dependent hands begin."
"Politically homogeneous micro-aggression: The privilege that doth not speak its name."
"The idea of social justice is that the state should treat different people unequally in order to make them equal." -- Friedrich Hayek
"It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman." -- Camille Paglia, American Writer and Social Critic
"Socialism breed mediocrity. Liberty breeds exceptionalism."
"Calling an illegal alien an undocumented worker is like calling a burglar an unintentional houseguest."
"...[T]he government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like the state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government." -- James Madison
"A liberal is a person who sees a fourteen-year-old girl performing sex acts onstage and wonders if she's being paid minimum wage." -- Irving Kristol
From The Simpsons, April, 1993
"Didn't you think there was something wrong when you were getting checks for doing nothing?"
"I thought it was because the Democrats were back in power."
"The suppression of unnecessary offices, of useless establishments and expenses enabled us to discontinue our internal taxes. These covering our land with officers, and opening our doors to their intrusions, had already begun that process of domiciliary vexation which, once entered, is scarcely to be restrained from reaching successively every article of produce and property." -- Thomas Jefferson, explaining why he had eliminated taxes.
Communist (n): one who has given up all hope of becoming a Capitalist.
"The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers
there will be." -- Lao Tsu
"The government that just 'lost' two years worth of emails would like to handle your medical records from now on." -- Jon Gabriel
"Property is theft" is the most idiotic phrase ever because theft is impossible without some concept of property rights.
"Our government teaches the whole people by its example. Crime is contagious. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy." -- Louis Brandeis (1856-1941) U.S. Supreme Court Justice
"Democrats are a bunch of rich people convincing poor people to vote for the rich people by telling them that other rich people are the reason they are poor."
"Without a "capitalist consciousness", there is no "social consciousness". A poor society cannot help the poor." -- Greg Gutfeld, NOT COOL
"One problem with the Russians is that they read political "message" into any public statements and over-analyze like a ditzy girlfriend with a stash of bridal magazines hidden under her bed." -- Julie Cochrane
"Pelosi's problem is her spine doesn't reach her brain." -- Liz Cheney
"Labor Day, where the rest of America can identify with organized labor - by drinking beer and not working."
"Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free."
"The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare." -- Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY)
I'm sorry to disappoint you, but Jon Stewart is a complete buffoon that caters to the young, ignorant, and uninformed.
"Democrats get their votes from three places: jails, cemeteries, and Mexico."
"Micro Economics 101: A cut in expenditure (welfare fraud) is twice as effective as a revenue increase (tax fraud)."
"I have decided some changes need to be made to our Constitution. Like dusting it off and putting back to use like it was intended."
"Greedy capitalists get money by trade. Good liberals steal it." -- David Friedman
"You can't be for big government, big taxes, and big bereucracy, and still be for for the little guy." -- President Ronald Reagan
"In crude Marxist terms, liberals have a theory of infallible government that is constantly at war with the reality of life." -- Jonah Goldberg
"To avoid being sexist and racist, we should assume that half the perpetrators of violent crimes are white, liberal women." -- Michael Z. Williamson
"To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil." -- Charles Krauthammer
"With freedom comes responsibility, a responsibility that can only be met by the individual." -- President Ronald Reagan
"Like most democrats who were black, I was told most Republicans were evil, racist people, but then I started listending to Ronald Reagan and I thought, 'God it just makes so much sense. Let me investigate this.'" -- Ben Carson on becoming a Republican
When you hear the term "social justice" remember that the message sender is promoting communist ideology.
What came first, the chicken or the farm the Democrats put out of business?
Lois Lerner called us "crazy"
Eric Holder called us "assholes"
Jon Gruber called us "stupid"
Liberalism is just so positive, isn't it?
"Man exists for his own sake and not to add a laborer to the State." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
For progressives, the "narrative" is more important than the truth.
"Progressives don't only live in a post-American world; they live in a post-Truth world. A world without facts and without truth is one in which the America that was cannot exist."
Social Justice = Envy + Rhetoric
"Why is our media quick to find evil in our local police, but not in Islamic terror?" -- Greg Gutfeld
"Livable wage" is what you use to create your worker drones in the grand insect hive of a collectivist utopia.
"Bipartisan" is news media code for "the GOP does what democrats want."
"The Framework Agreement is one of the best things the [Clinton] Administration has done because it stopped a nuclear weapons program in North Korea." - Madeleine Albright, Feb 1997
democrats: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party.
democrats "invest in failure" - then criticize Republicans for noticing.
"[Obamacare] has to be enforced because nobody wants it. This is the nature of progressive government - they don't care if it's not good for you. It's good for them." -- Greg Gutfeld
Liberals: "I'm going to have to disagree with the facts on this."
"Progressives feel that we will somehow all be happier if our lives are equally crappy."
After taking power, progressives changed their motto from "always question authority" to "it is illegal to question authority."
The difference between a government watch list and a fatwa from ISIS is that the BATF is more likely to kill you by 'accident' than ISIS by intent." -- John Ringo
"'Hate speech' is a made-up term used to justify censorship. It's an un-American idea, used by anti-American people. It's a marker for fascism." -- Glenn Reynolds
"I think the notion that we should treat pole dancing like constitutionally protected free speech while we try to ban actual political speech is just one of the loopiest manifestations of our popular confusion over the First Amendment." -- Jonah Goldberg
"So, basically, 50 years of one-party Democratic rule is the equivalent of a nuclear meltdown. Sounds about right." -- Glenn Reynolds
So called "liberals" are offended that people draw cartoons of Muhammad, but not that women are not allowed to drive in most Islamic countries in the Middle East.
"Islamophobia: A word created by fascists and used by cowards to manipulate morons." -- Christoper Hitchens
"A more accurate way than saying something isn't "politically correct" is to say it isn't accepted by the liberal thought police."
"We're sorry Josh Earnest and the Obama administration are upset for removing their party Battle flag." -- Stephen Miller
"A government supported artist is a whore - an incompetent one." -- Robert A. Heinlein
"Now is the time for all good men and women to come to the aide of their Tea Party."
"If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by the hand that pushes him into the ghetto, he will never become strong enough to get out the ghetto." -- Carter G. Woodson, 1875-1950
"Facts are not liberals' strong suit. Rhetoric is." -- Thomas Sowell
"If you agree with me on 9 out of 12 issues, vote for me. If you agree on 12 out of 12 issues, see a psychiatrist." -- Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch
"Don't be fooled by the words 'socialism' and 'communism.' Once you come to understand what they mean in terms of economic freedom you will know that are anything bug social, and have nothing to do with community. They simply mean 'centralization of power in the hands of the people that make up the state, in the hands of the master class.' They are nothing but ephemism for 'slavery.'" -- Roman van Ree
"People are greedy and easily corrupted, so in order to solve that problem, we should create a monopolistic institution of violence that cannot be opposed or boycotted and fill it with those same people that are greedy and corruptible."
"That should solve the problem. "
"I used to be a Democrat myself. But then I grew up and the drugs wore off, and I'm a lot less stupid than I used to be." -- Peter Ingemi
"I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left." -- Dutchess Margaret Thatcher
"Progressive Defination of Free Speech: You are free to speak in agreement with the progressive philosophy,other wise your speech should be outlawed and/or you should be imprisoned."
"The 1% are a minority, and therefore entitled to government protection from hatred and bigotry." -- Michael Z. Williamson
"Our federal wallet is stretched to the limit by illegal aliens getting welfare, food stamps, medical care, and other benefits often without paying any taxes." -- democrat Senator Harry Reid, August 5, 1993
"Ours is a government of checks and balances. The crooked unions make out checks and the crooked politicians improve their bank balances."
"Modern journalism is all about deciding which facts the public shouldn't know because they might reflect badly on Democrats." -- Jim Treacher
"Socialists have the level of understanding of economics that chihuahuas have of thermodynamics."
Liberal logic: Black people with legal guns - they don't exist or are trying to be "white."
Black people with illegal guns - perfectly OK.
"[the GOP establishment] loathes Donald Trump. But they fear Ted Cruz." - Glenn Reynolds
"Big Government = Big Problems"
"The Greatest Enemy of the Socialist State is The Free Thinking Individual."
"Keynesians think that you can take water from the deep end of the swimming, pump it into the shallow end of the swimming pool and somehow the water level of the swimming pool will rise."
[Sanders' economic plan has] "evolved into magic flying puppies with winning Lotto tickets tied to their collars." -- Austan Goosbee, hardcore Keynesian economic professor (University of Chicago) and architect of the Obama econmic plan
"Communism produces neither dignity nor prosperity. It takes all power away from the people and places it in the hands of a self-appointed elite. And because it distorts and manipulates the distinctive talents of individuals rather than letting those talents flourish, it prevents progress and prosperity." -- Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013) British Prime Minister
"We must never remain silent in the face of bigotry. We must condemn those who seek to divide us. In all quarters and at all times, we must teach tolerance and denounce racism, anti-Semitism and all ethnic or religious bigotry wherever they exist as unacceptable evils. We have no place for haters in America – none, whatsoever." -- Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) U.S. president.
Hatespeech: opinion I disagree with and that I want censored in my safe space*.
*safe space: every bit of the internet that I might come in contact with.
"We're called private citizens and public officials, because the goverment is supposed to know in almost every case very little about us, about the ordinary people, whereas we're supposed to know nearly everyhing about their activities. " -- Edward Snowden
"Political correctness is fascism masquerading as politeness."
"The welfare state is the greatest confidence racket of all time. The government takes you money in taxes and then turns around and spends ome of it to give you things. For this, you freel dependent on them, when in fact they are dependent on you." -- Thomas Sowell
"If you get laid off from a Paid Protestor job can you protest?" -- Dennis Miller
"The democrat party is the world's most successful hate group. It attracts poor people who hate rich people, black people who hate white people, gay people who hate straight people, feminists who hate men, environmentalists who hate the internal combustion engine, and a lot of bratty college kids who hate their parents. However, the real secret of the party's success is that it attracts the support of journalists who hate Republicans, and who therefore work tirelessly to convince the rest of us that we should vote for democrats."
"Facts are seldom allowed to contaminate the beautiful vision of the left. What matters to the true believers are the ringing slogans, endlessly repeated." -- Thomas Sowell
A terrorist went into an LGBT nightclub and shot at least 42 people
And you bet your ass liberals will still defend Islam.
Shutting Down Free Speech Because You Don't Like It Doesn't Make You An Activist. It Makes You A Fascist.
"Liberals love to say things like, 'We're just asking everyone to pay their fair share.' But government is not about asking. It is about telling. The difference is fundamental. It is the difference between making love and being raped, between working for a living and being a slave. The Internal Revenue service is not asking anybody to do anything. It confiscates your assets and puts you behind bars if you don't pay." -- Thomas Sowell
"Muh berniebux give me free cawledge."
"Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it." -- Lysander Spooner
"The mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God." -- Thomas Jefferson
"Liberals see racism where it doesn't exist, fabricate it when they can't find it and ignore it within their own ranks." -- Michelle Malkin
"Let's make more laws that disarm law abiding citizens. That will stop criminals."
"If you can't afford a doctor, go to an airport. You'll get a free X-Ray and a breast exam, and if you mention Al Qaeda, you'll get a free colonoscopy."
"Late-night 'comedy' on HBO and Comedy Central is for liberals what televangelism was for born-agains in the 1980s and 1990s." -- John Podhoretz
A Muslim can murder 50 homosexuals, and Liberals still defend the religion, but a Christian who refuses to bake a homosexual's wedding cake endures nationwide shaming on behalf of their religion...
Liberal Logic: Popping off a tweet at 3AM disqualifies you for the office of President of the United States of America, but keeping classified information on an unsecure email server located in a bathroom closet does not.
"Those who seek to destroy this country, seek to disarm it - intellectually and physically." -- Philosophy: Who Needs It, Ayn Rand, 1974
"Subconscious inferiority complexes and envy push people toward the parties of the Left." -- Ludwig von Mises
left: check your privilege
right: check your facts
Working class workers that voted for Obama twice voted for Trump.
The left calls these people "racist."
Why is a gun better than a liberal?
You can put a silencer on a gun.
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago, and a racist today." -- Thomas Sowell
"One legislator accused me of having a nineteenth-century attitude on law and order. That is a totally false charge. I have an eighteenth-century attitude. That is when the Founding Fathers made it clear that the safety of law-abiding citizens should be one of the government's primary concerns." -- President Ronald Reagan
Trump Acceptance Resistance Disorder
"Liberals care about gays the same way Michael Vick cared about his dogs."
"When progressives say they want a dialogue, what they really mean is they want a monologue."
Obama called me Clinger, Hillary cals me Deplorable, Terrorists call me "infidel."
Donald Trump calls me American!
"There is nothing wrong with being Alt Left if you are an empty person with no moral center in which to condemn ligitimate racism."
"Lofty talk about 'social justice' or 'fairness' boils down to greatly expanded powers for politicians, since those pretty words have no concrete definition. They are a blank check for creating disparities in power that dwarf disparities in income - and are far more dangerous." -- Thomas Sowell
"The left thinks our speech is violence, and thinks their violence is speech."
"When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice." -- President Donald J. Trump's inauguration speech
"Dear Left: No one came and tried to spoil you celebrations when your candidates won. So yes, we're better human beings than you."
I didn't vote for Trump because I thought he was an avatar of conservative values; I voted for fucking revenge.
"The troika made up of Susan Rice, Samantha Power, and Hillary Clinton was perhaps the most disastrous foreign policy crew in American history." -- Glenn Reynolds
"Why does everyone hate media? Compare 'conservative obstruction' narrative to 'progressive resistance' narrative and there's your answer" -- Varad Mehta, @varadmehta
"The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists." -- British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
"You shouldn't give a shit about skin color, you shouldn't give a shit about sexuality, you shouldn't give a shit about gender, and you should be deeply suspicious of the people who do." -- Milo Yiannopolous
"Bernie Sanders says Trump's 'Muslim ban' gives ammunition to ISIS. Unlike Obama who gave actual ammuntion to ISIS." -- Michael Keyes @michaelkeyes
"I'm a socialist so I don't believe in God. I do believe in an all powerful, all benevolent state that has a wonder plan for my life."
"If the election of Donald Trump has proven anything, it is that the mainstream media has become nothing but the propaganda wing of a democrat party that has betrayed everyday hard working Americans in favor of cheering on packs of rich delusional leftist elitists and violent fascist punks who have no tolerance for free speech or respect for the rule of law."
"Conservatives -- real conservatives -- believe that only a philosophy of limited government, God-given rights, and personal responsibility can save the country. And that creed is not bound to race or ethnicity." -- Ben Shapiro
If you complain about "Cultural Appropriation" there is a 1000000% chance you are a racist.
"The only difference among Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, Socialists, and Communists is the spelling."
"I want to spike my drink with Nancy Pelosi's tears."
"The whole gospel of Karl Marx can be summed up in a single sentence: Hate the man who is better off then you are. Never under any cirumstances admit that his success may be due to his own efforts, to the productive contribution he has made to the whole community." -- Henry Hazlitt
"...we are one people with one destiny. We all bleed the same blood. We all salute the same American flag. And we all are made by the same God." -- President Donald Trump
Liberals: trigger warning
Conservatives: trigger discipline
"If your antiwar activism is dependent on who is in office, the problem is you." -- Angela Keaton
"Conservatism is based on facts, logic, and reality. Liberalism is based on theory, feelings, and fantasy." -- Dana Perino
"Funny how all the people wanting Socialism, don't really contribute much to society to begin with."
One can always tell a Progressive liberal by these words: "It isn't my fault!"
"The real 'White Privilge' is romanticizing Castro while silencing Cubans who suffered under his regime."
Q: What do you have against communism?
A: I'm not a huge fan of starvation, authoritarianism, and mass graves, but that's just me.
Those that understand capitalism, love capitalism.
Those that understand socialism, hate socialism.
Funny how that works.
"Each ISIS attack is now a reaction to Trump's policies, but all ISIS attacks during Obama's term were due to climate change and a plea for jobs."
"The left doesn't want to win the debate. They wanto to cancel the debate." -- Mark Steyn
The new 'last refuge of a scoundrel': Cry racism, sexism, or some phony phobia.
"The Same people who bragged about getting all of Assad's chemical weapons out of Syria also promised us Iran won't get nukes. Remember that." -- Buck Sexton
Liberty Guns Bourbon Trump
There is one good thing about Karl Marx: he was not a Keynesian.
The left: claims they're anti nazi
Also The left: uses fear tactics and violence to silence dissent, attempts to use legal censorship to shut down debate, wear black masks and cause havoc at political rallies, physically attack dissidents, use death threats against speakers they don't like.
"Same people who bragged about getting all of Assad’s chemical weapons out of Syria also promised us Iran won’t get nukes. Remember that." -- Buck Sexton
The hypocrisy does not get much deeper than Obama Cultists complaining about how much President Donald Trump plays golf.
I really cannot generate any sympathy for the Obama Cultists "concern" and "outrage" over President Donald Trump launching 55 Cruise missiles at a military target in Syria. Not after their complete silence over Obama bombing 16 different countries, including over 26,000 bombs on Syria alone.
"If a man says socialism, or planning, he always has in view his own brand of socialism, his own plan. Thus planning does not in fact mean preparedness to cooperate peacefully. It means conflict." -- Ludwig Von Mises ( 1881-1973) Austrian economist
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." -- Winston Churchill
"democrats are the most generous people I know. They will gladly take the shirt off your back to feed the folks they have kept in poverty."
John Adams later complained to a Philadelphian that people would remember the Revolutionary War as simply "that Dr. Franklin's electric rod smote the earth and out sprang George Washington. Then Franklin electrified him . . . and thence forward those two conducted all the Policy, Negotiations, Legislations, and War." -- The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789 by Edward Larson
"Obama AG Eric Holder ran guns to Mexican drug cartels, lied to Congress about it, was found in contempt, and never prosecuted."
"Remember, Paul Krugman salaciously politicized a similar homicidal attack on Democrat representative Gabrielle Giffords. He politicized the crime with the intention of smearing Republicans. We are now in a world where leftist Democrats ritually call for the death of President Trump. Krugman and his ilk are a cult of media liars and frauds." -- Austin Bay
"Socialism is nothing more than armed robbery."
"Without the electoral college, the United States of America would be reduced to the United States of New York and California, with 48 other vassal states."
"If the Democrats worked half as hard for America as they do attempting to impeach President Donald Trump, this country could be great again."
"To be a lefty is to believe that the Constitution is a living document that changes with the time, but a poem on a statue binds immigration policy forever." -- Glenn Reynolds
"Scratch a lefty, and a Stasi informant bleeds." -- Glenn Reynolds
"Find someone who loves you the way the New York Times loves Soviet Communism." -- Cam Edwards
"Make America not a bunch of sissies offended by everything again."
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