"Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life." —John F. Kennedy
"Getting and spending are not the chief aims of human existence." —Russell Kirk
"The federal government currently requires some counties to print ballots and other election materials in foreign languages—a mandate which is, to say the least, a little curious. If someone must learn English to be a citizen, and only citizens can vote, why is there a need for bilingual ballots? Such is the level of dishonesty in today's immigration debate." —Newt Gingrich
"Thoughtful people who recoil from many repugnant aspects of contemporary politics should squarely face the fact that big government begets bad politics." —George Will
"The Democratic economic policy is higher taxes, more spending and bigger government. Republicans aren't much better. Their policy is lower taxes, more spending and bigger government. That's an echo, not a choice." —Cal Thomas
"The Senate voted to make English the national language of the United States. The vote drew protests from several immigrant groups and one governor of California." —Conan O'Brien
Jay Leno: The Pentagon announced that Iraq's border is now 90% under control, which is pretty impressive when you realize that San Diego's border is only 20% under control. ... The Senate voted 63-34 to make English the official language of the United States. They say it's a largely symbolic amendment with no real effect. You know like the congressional ethics bill. ... When asked if they approve of the resolution, 75% of the people in Los Angeles said, "Si."