Hidden Treasures

The Bible is much more than a book of religion.

Read, Laugh, Ponder and Weep


“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



“Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries.”

-Douglas Casey, classmate of Bill Clinton at Georgetown University



“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”

P.J. O’Rourke, Civil Libertarian



“Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.”

– Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)

I will modify that by adding Socialistic government.  mgb



“Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases.  If it moves, tax it.  It if keeps on moving, regulate it.  If it stops moving, subsidize it.”

– Ronald Reagan (1986)




“I don’t make jokes.  I just watch government and report the facts.”

– Will Rogers                  



“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs
when it’s free!”
    -P.J. O’Rourke

“No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.”
 -Mark Twain (1866)

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings.

The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.”
 -Winston Churchill

“What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.”
 -Edward Langley, Artist (1928 – 1995)



“A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.”
 -Thomas Jefferson





January 29, 2009 - Posted by | Gems

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