[The president] believed that the government should not have the right to step in and bar employment opportunities for anyone. The moral issue was very clear in his mind. John Cogan
On President Reagan’s view of the minimum wage.
Events of October 1962 indicated, as they had all through history, that control of the sea means security. Control of the seas can mean peace. Control of the seas can mean victory. The United States must control the seas if it is to protect your security…. John F. Kennedy
President John F. Kennedy, 6 June 1963, on board USS Kitty Hawk.
If the representatives betray their constituents, there is no recourse but the right of self-defense. Alexander Hamilton
A committee may function very well indeed as a clearing house for thoughts, but more commonly a committee or organization is just an elaborate means of fooling one’s self into believe that a spell spent in talking is the same as a spell spent in thinking. Harvey S. Firestone
Founder Firestone Tire and Rubber (1869-1938)
It is now the moment when by common consent we pause to become conscious of our national life and to rejoice in it, to recall what our country has done for each of us, and to ask ourselves what we can do for our country in return. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Memorial Day 1884 address made by the Supreme Court Justice, who had fought in the Civil War. Echoed by President John F. Kennedy in his Inaugural Address in 1962
In some instances, alimony has become akin to a social-welfare program provided by working women to their ex-husbands Diane Garnick
Regarding paying alimony to her ex-husband, Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2008.
The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society. Mark Skousen
college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form oftyranny over the mind of man. Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson in a letter to Benjamin Rush (1800) (1743-1826)
They better hope we don’t win.
Presidential Candidate John Kerry Senior Advisor, on FOX NEWS’s Dayside with Linda Vester…regarding Sinclair Broadcasting airing an anti-Kerry broadcast. [Completely outrageous.]
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910)