Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Quips & Quotes – 6/29/10

"Curiouser and Curiouser" > BHO's Wonderland Is No Fairy Tale > "Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it's getting" Our history books censure the dangers of totalitarianism and falsify and embellish history, and there is no reprobation. Obama stands by as America is demeaned, and all the while the adoring crowds still believe the emperor is wearing clothes. Their gullibility or lack of facts is mind-boggling. Thus, Obama has learned well the advice of the Queen: "Be what you would seem to be -- [or] if you'd like it put more simply --'Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.'" Read it all here…

Leftist media garbage in, Leftist media garbage out > Why You Believe America Has Lousy HealthCare! [There] is a major reason most people on the Left are on the Left. They have been given a lifetime of leftist perceptions of the world (especially when one includes higher education) and therefore regard what they believe about the world as reality rather than as a leftwing perception of reality. More here…

"Liberty and good government do not exclude each other; and there are excellent reasons why they should go together. Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end." -- Lord Acton [John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton] (1834-1902), First Baron Acton of Aldenham Source: Lord Acton, in The History of Freedom in Antiquity (1877)

Lies, Deceit and a Double Standard - Are they acceptable to Muslims! We are a nation of people who value transparency and honesty. We must always be awake to the very real possibility that these characteristics which make America great – our generosity, our compassion, our sometimes gullible and naïve willingness to accept, embrace and welcome all religions and nationalities may, in the end, prove to be America’s downfall. Read more…