"He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections." --in a letter to James Warren, Nov. 4, 1775--
This too, is directed at Obama in regards to his "spread the wealth" viewpoint he expressed to Joe the Plumber
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
- Thomas Jefferson
This one can definitely be said of most of the recent sitting Congress'
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
The next two just happen to be for Joe. I know he'll give me a bucket of chum in return. I expect it and welcome the banter.
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.
- John Adams
It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their chains.
- Patrick Henry
An appropriate quote in regards to the current financial meltdown throughout our country and the world.
History records that the money changers have used every form of abuse, intrigue, deceit, and violent means possible to maintain their control over governments by controlling the money and its issuance.
- James Madison
Corrupt or incompetent men will be appointed to execute the laws; the public revenues will be squandered on unworthy men; and the rights of the citizens will be violated or disregarded.
- Noah Webster (the father of public education in America)