Sunday, August 28, 2011

Quotes of the Week

From the Light:
“Liberty alone can only fail; compassion alone can only fail. Neither is a complete answer for human society. But together, liberty and compassion cannot fail, because the need for that combination is the human truth within us all.”
Glen Allport

“The state is the ultimate expression of violent intolerance against the smallest minority on earth- the individual.”
Jacob Spinney

“As with all governments, the US Federal government is nothing more than a manufacturing facility for generating tyranny. Liberty is its enemy. It is nothing more than a sophisticated program to fine, cage, maim and kill ALL citizens if they happen to fall afoul of the impossibly incomprehensible web of laws and regulations it vomits out on a perennial basis.
There is no reform or repudiation or referendum or reconstitution possible to remedy the vicious and wicked system of laws emanating the Federal government. The only path to redemption is its ultimate self-destruction at its own hands to join the ash-heap of history that the other empires have tumbled on to”
Bill Buppert

“Laws: We know what they are, and what they are worth! They are spider webs for the rich and mighty, steel chains for the poor and weak, fishing nets in the hands of the government.”
Pierre Joseph Proudhon

“A man is none the less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years. Neither are a people any the less slaves because permitted periodically to choose new masters. What makes them slaves is the fact that they now are, and are always hereafter to be, in the hands of men whose power over them is, and always is to be, absolute and irresponsible.”
Lysander Spooner

“And so we find that all governments must of necessity continuously violate Jesus' ultimate social commandment even to simply exist. The principle which all governments are founded upon and follow may properly be termed the 'Luciferian Principle.' This logically follows, because to not follow the Golden Rule is to do the opposite of the Golden Rule: i.e., rather than doing to others what you would want others to do to you, you would instead be doing to others what you do not want others to do to you. Hence, if we may term the Golden Rule the ‘Christ Principle,’ or otherwise the 'Christian Principle,' then it certainly follows that the opposite of this principle would properly be termed the 'Luciferian Principle': which is none other than doing to others what you do not want others to do to you.”
James Redford

“The stranglehold that was placed on truth and information is slipping away. State propaganda and disinformation is being rendered useless. Tyrants are like children who hold clay in their hands, the harder they squeeze, the more they lose. This is what every government has failed to understand throughout their tragic and horrible 10,000 year history. Pure tyranny brings with it pure liberty. As awful as it sounds, my desire is that the grip of tyranny continues. Coercive, violent governments have proven to be the best recruiting tool for those who long for liberty, and if liberty is what lies on the other side of this tyranny, the juice is definitely worth the squeeze.”
Chris Dates

“No, the real Greatest Generation hasn't happened yet. The Greatest Generation will be the generation which finally stomps out collectivism and exalts liberty for ALL. Perhaps even rejects the religion of The State altogether. Not a generation that wants to collect all it feels entitled to- which was stolen from its descendants.”
Kent McManigal

"Democracy has proved only that the best way to gain power over people is to assure the people that they are ruling themselves. Once they believe that, they make wonderfully submissive slaves."
Joe Sobran

“People can see that the newspapers and mainstream media broadcasts are pure propaganda that utilizes the Hegelian dialectic to create an illusion of democratic debate – when in fact all it is doing is constraining the discussion in order to arrive at pre-determined conclusions. People can now see the outright lies that spew forth from the mouths of the puppet leaders who pretend to run the State.”
Anthony Wile

“The problem is never what form government takes, nor the details of its composition: the problem is the beast itself.”
Becky Akers

“Do you care what percentage of goods people in your state sell to people in some other state, vs. how much they buy from people in your state? Of course not. Then why should you care about China? What difference does an invisible judicial line make regarding the profitability of your trade with someone else? Why do you care whether the other guy is named Wong or Brown? UPS will still deliver. So will FedEx.”
Gary North
From the Darkness:
"Under President Bachmann you will see gasoline come down below $2 a gallon again. That will happen."
Migraine-Michelle Bachmann

"I think there is a path to citizenship for those young men and women who have served their country. That is a very unique set of individuals, and different than folks who have come here illegally and not given back in that particular way."
Rick Perry, claiming “illegal” aliens should be made citizen slaves if they have served time as US military slaves

“Looming over the interesting and appealing ideas of the [Ron] Paul campaign is a veritable political tornado of allegations involving anti-Semitism, racism, pacifism, far left-wingism and, at the edges, a tiny flicker of intimidation.”
Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

"Anarchism is a political philosophy which considers the state undesirable, unnecessary and harmful, and instead promotes a stateless society, or anarchy. Any information relating to anarchists should be reported to your local police."
From a warning issued by the city of Westminster, England.

“Laws are written for a reason, usually to help keep us safe. Parents who find ways to circumvent the laws should be held responsible when their children suffer because of their actions.
But to buy this product [raw milk] and feed it to your children? Might as well lock them in your car on a 100 degree day while you stop by the casino to try and win the jackpot.”
Richard Raymond, Real Raw Milk Facts

“There is no question that our troops are courageous and selfless. They expose themselves to inconceivable dangers under conditions of enormous hardship and fight because they want to keep the country safe. We owe them respect and gratitude—even if we think the wars they’re asked to fight are often wrong."
William Deresiewicz, NY Times, Sunday Review

"I would strongly support using it [waterboarding] again if circumstances arose where we had a high-value detainee and that was the only way we could get him to talk."
Dick Cheney, still in love with torture

"In New York, so-called leaders are talking about human rights. But what they do is abuse the very meaning of this phrase. They condemn tiny Israel, democratic Israel, free Israel – Israel which values human life above all others."
Glenn Beck [Tell that to the Palestinians, who they slaughter daily.]

“[Hurricane] Irene’s got a middle name, and it’s Global Warming.”
Bill McKibben, Daily Beast

"I think the economy does need more stimulus. Everybody says we should've (had)...a bigger stimulus package. Yeah, we should've. I was pushing (for) it."
Joe Biden

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