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The family is the basic building block or unit of society, thus the stability of the community depends on the stability of the families that comprise it.

"I need more bricks!"
"I can't find any, they are all broken!"
BIG -Gov't

-is Better?

compassStraight Pride!

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.                                      -- Dr. Suess
          The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to
fill the world with fools.
-- Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)

There is no distinctly native American criminal Congress.
-- Mark Twain
Atheist-  one who would tell 10,000,000,000
people that they are stupid.

Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.                              -- Richard L. Evans.
The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the
taxidermist leaves the skin.
-- Mark Twain

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong
enough to take everything you have.
-- Thomas Jefferson
When someone says: "Merry Christmas!"
     ---  you say:

P Only offensive people are offended.   -- meroud to be Straight!
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the
blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of
-- Winston Churchill

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. -- Aesop a:      "and Merry Christmas to you!"
b:      " and God bless you, too!"

The cause of the fall of civilizations is GREED ! The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy
appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
-- Ronald Reagan
What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
-- Edward Langley, Artist (1928-1995)

c:       "and Happy Holidays to you!"
d:      " and  Happy New Year!"

Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed.  In the second it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.
--Arthur Schopenhauer
Talk is cheap...except when Congress does it. -- Anonymous
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car
keys to teenage boys.
-- P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian

e:      " Thank You!"
f:       " Same to you!"
g:       " Best Wishes"

Big Government Means Small People.  The welfare state corrupts family life.  Even many Democrats have acknowledged the destructive consequences of the welfare state on the underclass.
No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is
in session.
-- Mark Twain (1866)
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

or do you turn up your nose and disdainfully say:
" I don't celebrate whatever with you."

It has rendered vast numbers of males unnecessary to females, who have looked to the state to support them and their children (and the more children, the more state support) rather than to husbands.   Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean
politics won't take an interest in you!
-- Pericles (430 B.C.)

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on
what to have for dinner.
-- James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)


In effect, these women took the state as their husband. In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as
possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
-- Voltaire (1764)

A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which
debt he proposes to pay off with your money
-- G. Gordon Liddy

America-  Land of the Tolerant.
I tolerate you, you tolerate me.

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

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the
support of Paul.
-- George Bernard Shaw

I'm OK, you're OK.

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." ~ Mark Twain I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
-- Will Rogers
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

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short
phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it
stops moving, subsidize it.
-- Ronald Reagan (1986)

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.
But then I repeat myself.
-- Mark Twain

Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to
live at the expense of everybody else.
-- Frederic Bastiat, French economist(1801-1850)

If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the
newspaper you are misinformed.
-- Mark Twain

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