A Collection of superb, hard hitting, humorous comments on govt, politics, bureaucracy!

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A Collection of superb, hard hitting, humorous comments on govt, politics, bureaucracy!

Post by Seva Lamberdar on Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:30 pm

1. "In my many years I have come to a conclusion, ... that one useless man is a shame,   two [useless men] is a law firm and three or more [useless men] is a government."   John Adams

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

3. "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

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

5. "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

6. "Giving  money and  power to  government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."    P.J. O'Rourke,  Civil Libertarian

7. "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.)  

8. "No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session."  Mark Twain  (1866)

9. "The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other."   Ronald  Reagan  

10. "The  only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin."  Mark Twain

11. "What this country needs are more unemployed politicians."  Edward Langley,  Artist (1928-1995)  

12. "A  government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have." Thomas Jefferson  

13. "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." Aesop

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

 
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