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Notable Quote(s): James Fenimore Cooper – Double Tap!

“Liberty, like equality, is a word more used than understood.  Perfect and absolute liberty is as incompatible with the existence of society, as equality of condition.” And… “If newspapers are useful in overthrowing tyrants, it is only to establish a tyranny of their own.” – James Fenimore Cooper

There is no Forward with Obama (c/o A Notable Quote – John C. Calhoun)

“..as individuals differ greatly from each other, in intelligence, sagacity, energy, perseverance, skills, habits of industry and economy, physical power, position and opportunity,–the necessary effect of leaving all free to exert themselves to better their condition, must be a corresponding inequality between those who may possess these qualities and advantages in a higher degree, and …

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Democrats talk a lot about kindness, compassion, and fairness. They say Republicans like me lack those things. One thing to say, in rebuttal, is: There is nothing kind, compassionate, or fair about financial collapse. Absolutely nothing. You think entitlement reform is cruel? Wait’ll you see collapse. Been to Greece lately? Seen the formerly well-off people …

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Notable Quotes – Michael J. Fell

Having a fair shot has always been about a constitutionally limited government not interfering with the private sector free market’s ability to afford equal opportunity to everyone, regardless of their starting point in life. In America, government’s job is not to “take care of us”. In America, a centrally planned big government can never replace …

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Notable Quote – Sultan Knish

The essential 21st Century conflict is between the rationers and the producers. This is not a class conflict, that is the fallacy that the left has fallen into for over a century. It is a conflict between a system of bureaucratic collectivism and a society of individuals. It is not a conflict between the rich …

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Notable Quotes: Henry C. Alford (President & CEO -National Black Chamber of Commerce)

“When Obama became president, we were all happy about the symbolism–America’s first black president.  We didn’t really care about his position or views on anything.  We just wanted a black president no matter what.  We should have been more careful, as his views on small business, especially black business, are counter to ours. “His view …

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Notable Quotes: Frederic Bastiat

[There] “is this idea that mankind is merely inert matter, receiving life, organization, morality, and prosperity from the power of the state.  And even worse, it will be stated that mankind tends toward degeneration, and is stopped from this downward course only by the mysterious hand of the legislator. -Frédéric Bastiat For Barack ‘You Didn’t …

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