Potent Quotes, 2-27-12

Some say they are Democrats, some say they are Republicans….

There are always too many Democratic congressmen, too many Republican congressmen, and never enough U.S. congressmen.  ~Author Unknown

Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule – and both commonly succeed, and are right.  ~H.L. Mencken, 1956

Truth is not determined by majority vote.  ~Doug Gwyn

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn.  The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they get elected and prove it.  ~P.J. O’Rourke

Conservative, n:  A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.  ~Oscar Ameringer

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6 thoughts on “Potent Quotes, 2-27-12”

  1. I especially like the first quote. These people, of whatever party, are suppose to represent us but they say what they think we want and never really ask.
    My Dad used to say that what this country needed was a “fair king” — I’m inclined to agree.

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