Since Oct 20, 2002
I am well aware of the toil, and blood, and treasure, that it will cost us to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these states. Yet, through all the gloom, I can see the rays of light and glory; I can see that the end is more than worth all the means, and that posterity will triumph.
John Adams, letter to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776
The flames kindled on the 4th of July 1776, have spread over too much of the globe to be extinguished by the feeble engines of despotism; on the contrary, they will consume these engines and all who work them.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, September 12, 1821
I do love FR! Some of my favorite quotes.....
Maybe smokers would be willing to not smoke around you so long as you sew your asshole shut. So we all could save one another from bad smells, doncha know.-William Terrell 7/18/04
"For the record, your neighbor is a vile bastard douchebag."-Xenalyte 7/19/04
There are people in Congress that have been dead longer than that.Claudiustg 8/28/04 (In response to an article about a man dead in his apartment and not found for 2 years)
"John Kerry has sand in his vagina." TC Rider 8/29/04
"That's just her vagina talking." Claudiustg 9/18/04 (in reference to Jane Fonda calling President Bush a radical ideologue)
" I was just excited and my jammies got tangled." Bahbah 9/14/04
"when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy." Proverbs 11:10 truthandlife 11/12/04 Arafat is dead!
"If America isn't the policeman of the world, then how come every time somebody dials 911, it rings over here?"12/27/04 RichinOC (This may be the all time winner!)
"Just a bunch of syrup swilling squirrel worshipers."6/25/05 cripplecreek(referring to PETA)
Dont bring a walnut to a brain fight. synbad600 4/22/2007
Truth is to Liberals what Crucifixes, Garlic and Holy water are to Vampires. Grizzled Bear 9/9/07
Id try to change your mind, but youd have to go and find it first. Erasmus 9/9/07
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope." Winston Churchill
"Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say, 'What should be the reward of such sacrifices?' ... If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!" --Samuel Adams