• “The state of California has no business subsidizing intellectual curiosity.” ~Ronald Reagan
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  • “. . . If we are wise, if we are fortunate, if we work together — perhaps our Nation and all nations may know the joys of that promise God once made about the children of Israel: ‘I will make a covenant of peace with them … it shall be an everlasting covenant.'” ~President Lyndon B. Johnson (Seven months after the Six-Day War, on Jan. 7, 1968)
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  • “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” !late 16th century Proverb
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  • “[The press] corrupts, it deceives, it inflames. It strips virtue of her honors, and lends to faction its wildfire and its poisoned arms, and in the end is its own enemy and the usurper’s ally. It would be easy to enlarge on its evils.” ~Fisher Ames (1807)
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  • β€œThe swamp creatures have won the fight. Unless you control the bureaucracy, the bureaucracy controls you,” ~Robert Moffit
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  • “Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong.” ~Ronald Reagan
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  • β€œ[W]e are confirmed in the opinion, that the present age would be deficient in their duty to God, their posterity and themselves, if they do not establish an American republic. This is the only form of government we wish to see established; for we can never be willingly subject to any other King than He who, being possessed of infinite wisdom, goodness and rectitude, is alone fit to possess unlimited power.” ~Instructions of Malden, Massachusettes for a Decleration of Independence, 27 May 1776
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  • “With hearts fortified with these animating reflections, we most solemnly, before God and the world, declare, that, exerting the utmost energy of those powers, which our beneficent Creator hath graciously bestowed upon us, the arms we have compelled by our enemies to assume, we will, in defiance of every hazard, with unabating firmness and perseverance employ for the preservation of our liberties.” ~Declaration of the Cause and Necessity of Taking up Arms (1775)
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  • “Without justice being freely, fully, and impartially administered, neither our persons, nor our rights, nor our property, can be protected. And if these, or either of them, are regulated by no certain laws, and are subject to no certain principles, and are held by no certain tenure, and are redressed, when violated, by no certain remedies, society fails of all its value; and men may as well return to a state of savage and barbarous independence.” ~Joseph Story (1833)
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  • The tragedy in the lives of most of us is that we go through life walking down a high-walled lane with people of our own kind, the same economic situation, the same national background and education and religious outlook. And beyond those walls, all humanity lies, unknown and unseen, and untouched by our restricted and impoverished lives. ~Florence Luscomb, architect and suffragist (6 Feb 1887-1985)
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