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Thoughts for all Voters – My Only Political Post of ‘08

A friend sent me this collection of quotes before he headed to the polls.

Thoughts about Obama and Democrats

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw

A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money.
-G Gordon Liddy

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.
-Thomas Jefferson

Thoughts about McCain and Republicans

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
-P.J. O’Rourke, Civil Libertarian

Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
-Ronald Reagan (1986)

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.
-Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)

Thoughts FOR Libertarians

There is no distinctly Native American criminal class…save Congress.
-Mark Twain

What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
-Edward Langley, Artist (1928 – 1995)

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November 4th, 2008

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Don Thorp

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