A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.
~ Edward R. Murrow
I like paying taxes. With them I buy civilization.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, SC Justice
This is an impressive crowd: the Have’s and Have-more’s. Some people call you the elites. I call you my base.
~ George W. Bush
The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all.
~ G. K. Chesterton
The hidden hand of the market will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald’s cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglas, the designer of the U.S. Air Force F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley’s technologies to flourish is called the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps.
~ Thomas Friedman
Every 10 years or so, the US needs to pick up some small, crappy little country and throw it against the wall, just to show the world we mean business.”
~ Michael Ledeen