EnigmaticAnomaly
Since Nov 8, 2004

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I am what my namesake suggests...enigmatic. Being a conservative teacher in an all liberal school is challenge enough, but being conservative in a liberal dominated career field is even more daunting. Regardless of my condition, however, I stand ready as a beacon of truth amidst those still shrouded in "The Lie" (also known as The Left).

"Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." -George Washignton

"The happiness of society is the end of government." -John Adams

"That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves." -Thomas Jefferson

"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance." -Thomas Jefferson

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." -James Madison

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." -John Quincy Adams

"The man who can look upon a crisis without being willing to offer himself upon the altar of his country is not for public trust." -Millard Fillmore

"You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time." -Abraham Lincoln

"A man is known by the company he keeps, and also by the company from which he is kept out." -Stephen Grover Cleveland

"It is the responsibility of the citizens to support their government. It is not the responsibility of the government to support its citizens." -Stephen Grover Cleveland

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public." -Theodore Roosevelt

"And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." -John F Kennedy

"A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself." -Richard M. Nixon

Ecclesiastes 10:2: "A wise man's heart directs him toward the right, but a foolish man's heart directs him toward the left."

Thomas Jefferson: "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

"That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves." -Thomas Jefferson

Abraham Lincoln: "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."

"There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only 100 % Americanism, only for those who are Americans and nothing else." -Theodore Roosevelt

George Orwell: "Men sleep peacefully in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."

Dwight D. Eisenhower: "History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid."

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." -Ronald Reagan

"We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life - The Unborn - without diminishing the value of all human life.... there is no cause more important." -Ronald Reagan