“The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.” Samuel Gompers was the founder of the American Federation of Labor. “Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.” Reinhold Niebuhr “Unions or government did not create: weekends, 8-hour work day, a “living wage”,…Read More
“Statesmen tell you what is true even though it may be unpopular. Politicians tell you what is popular even though it may be untrue.” Anonymous “We cannot continue to send our children to Caesar for their education and be surprised when they come home as Romans.” Voddie Baucham “I want to make the world a…Read More
“The chief business of the American people is business.” Calvin Coolidge “Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” mid-19th century words of Lord Acton. “Our distance from the source of our food enables us to be superficially more comfortable, and distinctly more ignorant.” Gary Snyder, The Practice of the Wild: Essays “Without freedom of thought,…Read More
Understanding our world in quotes from interesting people: “Teachers enjoy widespread public favor, and their desire for higher pay is understandable. But no nationwide crisis of teacher compensation exists.” Jason Richwine, FEE “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” Amelia Earhart “Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views,…Read More
“The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit.” Samuel Gompers was the founder of the American Federation of Labor.
“Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed.” Reinhold Niebuhr
“Unions or government did not create: weekends, 8-hour work day, a “living wage”, five day, 40 hour work weeks; Henry Ford did in 1926. He did what all businesses do to attract better workers from his competitors for his automobile plant. Capitalism & competition creates higher wages & better working conditions than any other system.” Unknown economist.
“Political Correctness is a doctrine, recently fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and promoted by a sick mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of shit by the clean end!” President Truman to Gen MacArthur & Adm Nimitz 9/1/45
EXTREME DOUBT?: “As a taxpayer and voter, the introduction of this extreme doubt about climate change is affecting my quality of life as a public citizen… So I can see where people are very concerned about this, and they’re pursuing criminal investigations as well as engaging in discussions like this….That there is a chilling effect on scientists who are in extreme doubt about climate change, I think that is good.” – Bill Nye, “The Science Guy,” April 15, 2016
THEY DON’T VOTE: “Animals don’t vote. Government agencies don’t have customers. They operate for the good of those who work for them. They ultimately are funded through tax dollars.” – Steven Greenhut,
“In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm and three or more is a congress.” John Adams
“If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.” Mark Twain
“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself.” Mark Twain
“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Winston Churchill