"The circumstances that endanger the safety of nations are infinite, and for this reason no constitutional shackles can wisely be imposed on the power to which the care of it is committed." —Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 23
"A man's liberties are none the less aggressed upon because those who coerce him do so in the belief that he will be benefited." —Herbert Spencer
"Government cannot achieve the efficiencies of a business. Trying to get government to be as efficient as business is as hopeless as trying to teach cats to bark and dogs to meow." —Walter Williams
"Washington is the only place where people break the law and then call for changing the law." —Senator Norm Coleman
"[M]embers of the United States Senate take their title, 'Senator,' very seriously. If they thought they could get away with it, they would wear togas." —Rich Galen
Jay Leno: Judge Samuel Alito was confirmed to the Supreme Court. President Bush said that Sam has the intellect necessary to bring a lot of class to the Court. Like the rest of the judges are sitting around in their underpants eating Cheetos. ... In Washington news the Pentagon announced plans to build a new long range weapons as a deterrent to China. Unfortunately, we don't have any factories left in this country so the weapons will be built in China. ... This week in 1933, Adolph Hitler was named Chancellor of Germany, thus creating the History Channel.