Posts Tagged: congress

Sign of the times

“I once saw a snake having sex with a vulture, and I thought, It’s just business as usual in Washington DC.
” -Jarid Kintz

Sign of the times

“I once saw a snake having sex with a vulture, and I thought, It’s just business as usual in Washington DC.
” -Jarid Kintz

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Proverb for the 21st century

“Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.” -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

I can’t hear you

“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf” -Walter Lipman

I can’t hear you

“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf” -Walter Lipman

Free to choose

“So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.” -Antonin Artaud

Free to choose

“So long as we have failed to eliminate any of the causes of human despair, we do not have the right to try to eliminate those means by which man tries to cleanse himself of despair.” -Antonin Artaud

Apathy breeds tyranny

“If the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.” -Thomas Jefferson

Apathy breeds tyranny

“If the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.” -Thomas Jefferson

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He