The dirty secret: government is simply unaffordable. “Any political leader prepared to deceive the electorate into believing that government spending, and the vast system of services that it provides, can go on as before – or that they will be able to resume as soon as this momentary emergency is over – was propelled into office virtually by acclamation.” Telling the pipple what they wanna hear is a winning political strategy, but it doesn’t pay the bills. Unfortunately, the majority will only figure that out when it’s too late. Until then, gimme some free sh-t….

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KimmyQueen
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KimmyQueen
December 26, 2012 4:58 pm

The government is expensive I know this because I got no money and all my money is going to the government one way or another.

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:46 am

Socialism, ideas so good they have to be maditory.

Andrew Wilkow

poppajoe49
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poppajoe49
December 26, 2012 6:23 pm

I’m especially fond of the Wilkow quotes. I miss my Sirius radio sometimes.

Missile Command
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Missile Command
December 26, 2012 11:51 am

Nice string of quotes and all to true.

KimmyQueen
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KimmyQueen
December 26, 2012 4:58 pm

I second that.

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:52 am

Thank you very much.

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:46 am

Socialism is for the people, not the socialist.

Andrew Wilkow

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:45 am

Liberalism always generates the exact opposite of it’s stated intent.

Jim Quinn

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:25 am

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.

Gerald Ford

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:23 am

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.

Margret Thatcher

danybhoy
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danybhoy
December 26, 2012 11:19 am

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

jcrowley1985
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jcrowley1985
December 25, 2012 10:07 pm

Exactly what Ron Paul was saying. Should have listened to him when you had the chance.

poppajoe49
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poppajoe49
December 25, 2012 11:15 pm

STFU you SFAH!

flashingscotsman
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December 26, 2012 10:40 am

Fifths!

Navyvet2
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Navyvet2
December 25, 2012 8:43 pm

Nearly ALL of the DC sleazebags get elected/re-elected by promising freebees and kicking the can down the road. Then they turn around and say, “It’s for the chhhhiillldddrreeennnnn.” And the stupid sheep lap it up.

poppajoe49
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poppajoe49
December 24, 2012 5:33 pm

This is why I’m hoping for secession to work out.
Makes sense to downsize and get out from under DC control.

Missile Command
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Missile Command
December 24, 2012 4:29 pm

You mean the democrats and RINOs are lying to us??

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