Quotes on America

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“Those people who are not governed by GOD will be ruled by tyrants.” | William Penn
“NEA recommends the following Saul Alinsky books to those members of our Association who are involved in grassroots organizing, especially Association Representatives (ARs) — also known as building reps or shop stewards — and leaders at local affiliates...Reveille for Radicals and Rules for Radicals.” | National Education Association (NEA) Website Link
“Obama learned his lesson well. I am proud to see that my father's model for organizing is being applied successfully beyond local community organizing to affect the Democratic campaign in 2008. It is a fine tribute to Saul Alinsky as we approach his 100th birthday.” | Letter from L. David Alinsky, son of Neo-Marxist Saul Alinsky
“Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history... the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom — Lucifer.” | Saul Alinsky, from his book Rules for Radicals
“The Bible is the Book upon which this Republic rests.” | Andrew Jackson, Seventh President of the United States
“The moral principles and precepts contained in the Scriptures ought to form the basis of all our civil constitutions and laws. All the miseries and evils which men suffer from, vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery, and war, proceed from the despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.” | Noah Webster
“On every question of construction, let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed.” | Thomas Jefferson, June 1823
“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.” | Thomas Jefferson
“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.” | Patrick Henry
“The utopian schemes of leveling [re-distribution of wealth] and a community of goods [central ownership of the means of production and distribution], are as visionary and impractical as those which vest all property in the Crown. [These ideas] are arbitrary (choices and actions which are done not by means of any underlying principle or logic), despotic (ruling with absolute political power) and, in our government, unconstitutional.” | William Vincent Wells, The Life and Public Services of Samuel Adams: with extracts from his correspondence, state papers and political essays. [Little, Brown and Company, 1865]. p. 154
“The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” | Thomas Jefferson
“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” | John Adams
“Philosophy is common sense with big words.” | James Madison (1751-1836) more Madison quotes
“The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” | James Madison (1751-1836) more Madison quotes
“All of the perplexities, confusion, and distress in America arises, not from the defects of the Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation.” | John Adams, Founding Father
“I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies... If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of their property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.” | Thomas Jefferson
“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.” | Thomas Jefferson
“Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.” | James Madison (1751-1836) more Madison quotes
“I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of the war, corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed.” | Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of U.S.: 1861~1865. In a letter written to William Elkin less than five months before he was assassinated Nov. 21st, 1864
“The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.” | James Madison (1751-1836) more Madison quotes
“US Senator, If I could have banned them all- ‘Mr. And Mrs. America turn in your guns’ – I would have!” | U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein, Statement on TV program 69 Minutes, Feb 5 1995 by CFR California
“When we got organized as a country, [and] wrote a fairly radical Constitution, with a radical Bill of Rights, giving radical amounts of freedom to Americans, it was assumed that Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly…When personal freedom is being abused, you have to move to limit it.” | Bill Clinton, April 19 1994, on MTV
“This year will go down in history. For the first time a civilized nation had full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient and the world will follow our lead into the future.” | Adolf Hitler, 1935
“Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA – ordinary citizens don’t need guns, as their having guns Doesn’t serve the state.” | Heinrich Himmler
“The most foolish mistake we could make would be to allow the subject peoples to possess arms. So let’s not have any talk about native militas.” | Hitler’s Secret Conversations, 1941-44, Farrar, Strauss and Young, 1953
“All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party.” | Mao Zedong, in the Problems of War and Strategy, Nov 6 1938, published in “Selected Works of Mao Zedong,” 1965
“We have staked the whole future of American civilization, not upon the power of government, far from it. We’ve staked the future of all our political institutions upon our capacity…to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God.” | James Madison [1778 to the General Assembly of the State of Virginia]
“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex.” | Dwight D. Eisenhower Farewell address January 17, 1961
“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” | Winston Churchill
Regarding the financial situation, “The problem is us. The problem is not the banks, greedy though they may be, over paid though they may be, the problem is us. We’ve been living very high on the hog, our living standard has been rising dramatically in the last 25 years, and we’ve been borrowing much of the money to make that prosperity happen.” | David Beam

A Darker History

“The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the “agentur” of the “Illuminati” between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other. Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view. This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time.” | General Albert Pike in an 1871 letter
“The Masonic religion should be, by all of us initiates of the highest degree, maintained in the purity of the Luciferian doctrine.” | General Albert Pike, 33rd degree Mason “Instructions” July 14, 1889
“Not only were many of the founders of the United States government Masons, but they received aid from a secret and august body existing in Europe which helped them to establish this country for a peculiar and particular purpose known only to the initiated few.” | Manly P. Hall [1901~1990], Author, Mystic 33rd degree Mason. ‘The Secret Teachings of All Ages’ , pp. XC & XCI (Book: 1928)
“I came to America because of the great, great freedom which I heard existed in this country. I made a mistake in selecting America as a land of freedom, a mistake I cannot repair in the balance of my lifetime.” | Albert Einstein, 1947

Decline of the Republic

“Fundamental Bible-believing people do not have the right to indoctrinate their children in their religious beliefs because we, the state, are preparing them for the year 2000, when America will be part of a one-world global society and their children will not fit in.” | Peter Hoagland [b. 1941],  Nebraska State Senator. Speaking on radio in 1983
“I claim the existence of a conspiracy for the destruction of the Western World as the prelude for shepherding mankind into a sheep’s pen run as a prelude to One World tyranny.” | A.K. Chesterton, The New Unhappy Lords: An Exposure of Power Politics
“The real menace of our Republic is the invisible government which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy legs over our cities, states and nation. At the head is a small group of banking houses... This little coterie...run our government for their own selfish ends. It operates under cover of a self-created screen...seizes...our executive officers...legislative bodies...schools...courts...newspapers and every agency created for the public protection.” | John Hylan, Mayor NYC 1918-1925
“The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” | Norman Thomas, 1944 Campaign Speech (Christian Science Monitor 10/30/2008)
“The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.” | Robert M. Huchins
“The Marxians love of democratic institutions was a stratagem only, a pious fraud for the deception of the masses. Within a socialist community there is no room left for freedom.” | Ludwig von Mises, Source
“Marx and Engels never tried to refute their opponents with argument. They insulted, ridiculed, derided, slandered, and traduced them, and in the use of these methods their followers are not less expert. Their polemic is directed never against the argument of the opponent, but always against his person.” | Ludwig von Mises, Source
“Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money of peasants; debt is the money of slaves.” | Unknown
“The real rulers of Washington are Invisible and exercise power from behind the scenes.” | Justice Felix Frankfurter, US Supreme Court Justice
“...the world is governed by very different personages to what is imagined by those who are not themselves behind the scenes.” | Benjamin Disraeli, [1804~1881] British Prime Minister. Coningsby, 1844
“Rothschild, the lord and master of the money markets of the world, and of course virtually lord and master of everything else. He literally held the revenues of southern Italy in pawn, and monarchs and ministers of all countries courted his advice and were guided by his suggestions. Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand.” | Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1874-1880) describing Baron Nathan Rothschild in his novel, “Coningsby: Or The New Generation”
“Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes the laws.” | Mayer Amschel Bauer (Rothschild)
“It [Central Bank] gives the National Bank almost complete control of national finance. Those few who understand the system [check book money and credit] will either be so interested in its profits, or so dependant on its favours, that there will be no opposition from that class, while on the other hand, the great body of the people, mentally incapable of comprehending the tremendous advantage that capital derives from the system, will bear its burden without complaint, and perhaps without even suspecting that the system is inimical [contrary] to their interests.” | Rothschild Brothers of London, 1863
“Since I entered politics, I have chiefly had men’s views confided to me privately. Some of the biggest men in the United States —in the fields of commerce and manufacturing—are afraid of somebody. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.” | Woodrow Wilson
“I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men.” | Woodrow Wilson, 1919: regarding his signing the 1913 Federal Reserve Act.
“We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the world - no longer a Government of free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of small groups of dominant men.” | Woodrow Wilson
“Mr. Chairman, we have in this country one of the most corrupt institutions the world has ever known. I refer to the Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Reserve Banks. The Federal Board, has cheated the Government of the United States and the people of the United States out of enough money to pay the national debt. This evil institution has impoverished and ruined the people of the U.S.; has bankrupted itself, and has practically bankrupted our government. It has done this through the defects of the law under which it operates, through the maladministration of that law by the Federal Reserve Board, and through the corrupt practices of the moneyed vultures who control it.” | Louis T. McFadden, Congressman and head of Congressional Banking Committee for 11 years; before Congress June 10, 1932
“If you want to remain slaves of the bankers and pay for the costs of your own slavery, let them continue to create money and control the nation’s credit.” | Sir Josiah Stamp 1880-1941
“A world banking system was being set up here... A superstate controlled by international bankers...acting together to enslave the world for their own pleasure. The fed has usurped the government.” | Louis McFadden (regarding the federal reserve)
“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” | Franklin D. Roosevelt
“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know that a financial element in the large centers has owned the Government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson.” | Franklin D. Roosevelt, to Col. E. Mandell House 1½1/1933 (History points to the last truly honorable and incorruptible American President as "Old Hickory")
“It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our Banking and Monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a Revolution before tomorrow morning.” | Henry Ford
“The Trilateral Commission is international ...(and)...is intended to be the vehicle for multinational consolidation of the commercial and banking interests by seizing control of the political government of the United States. The Trilateral Commission represents a skillful, coordinated effort to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power: Political - Monetary - Intellectual - and Ecclesiastical.” | Barry Goldwater , U.S. Senator AZ. “With No Apologies”
“Most Americans have no real understanding of the operation of the international moneylenders... The accounts of he Federal Reserve System have never been audited. It operates outside the control of Congress and... manipulates the credit of the United States.” | Barry Goldwater , U.S. Senator AZ.
“The Federal Reserve really, even though it is not part of the Federal Government, it is more powerful than the Federal Government. It’s more powerful than the President, Congress and the courts... The Federal Reserve determines what the average person’s car payment is going to be, what their house payment is going to be and whether they have a job or not. And I submit to you that’s total control. And the Federal Reserve is the largest single creditor of the United States Government. What does Proverbs tell us? ‘The borrower is servant to the lender.’” | Larry Bates, Economist/Author
“Owners of capital will stimulate the working class to buy more and more of expensive goods, houses and technology, pushing them to take more and more expensive credits, until their debt becomes unbearable. The unpaid debt will lead to bankruptcy of banks, which will have to be nationalized, and the State will have to take the road which will eventually lead to communism.” | Karl Marx, Das Kapital, 1867
“The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.” | Karl Marx
“Two centuries ago, a somewhat obscure Scotsman named Tytler made this profound observation: ‘A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury. After that, the majority always votes for the candidate promising the most benefits with the result the democracy collapses because of the loose fiscal policy ensuing, always to be followed by a dictatorship, then a monarchy.’” | Elmer T. Peterson, Why Democracies Fail: Daily Oklahoman on December 9, 1951 page 12A (more info)
“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” | George Bernard Shaw
“If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free!” | P.J. O’Rourke
“Paradoxically enough, the release of initiative and enterprise made possible by popular self-government ultimately generates disintegrating forces from within. Again and again after freedom has brought opportunity and some degree of plenty, the competent become selfish, luxury-loving and complacent, the incompetent and the unfortunate grow envious and covetous, and all three groups turn aside from the hard road of freedom to worship the Golden Calf of economic security. The historical cycle seems to be: From bondage to spiritual faith; from spiritual faith to courage; from courage to liberty; from liberty to abundance; from abundance to selfishness; from selfishness to Selfishness to [complacency; complacency to] apathy; from apathy to [fear; from fear to] dependency; and from dependency back to bondage once more.” | Henning Webb Prentis, Jr., In a speech entitled “Industrial Management in a Republic,” delivered on March 18, 1943 [entries in brackets added in an October 4, 1946 speech] (more info)
“I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in ’47, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo.” | Harry S Truman, 1961
“ The very word, secrecy, is repugnant in a free and open society, and we are as a people, inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.” | John F Kennedy
“… there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon by those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment. That I do not intend to permit to the extent that it’s in my control.” | John F Kennedy
“We are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covet means for expanding its sphere of influence; on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which as conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly-knit highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific, and political operations. Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried, not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed.” | John F Kennedy, Hear full audio of address here
“The high office of President has been used to foment a plot to destroy the Americans’ freedom, and before I leave office I must inform the citizen of his plight.” | John F Kennedy, [1917~1963] President of U.S.: 1961~1963. Columbia University, 10 days before his assassination
“The individual is handicapped by coming face to face with a conspiracy so monstrous he cannot believe it exists.” | J. Edgar Hoover
“Today, America would be outraged if UN troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. [Referring to the 1991 L.A. riots] Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there was an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all people of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the world government.” | Henry Kissinger, (Bilderberg Conference 1991 Evians, France)
“On May 10, 1982, addressing a celebration at the Royal Institute for International Affairs at Chatham House in London, Kissinger boasted that throughout his career...he had always been closer to the British Foreign Office than to his American colleagues, and had taken all his major policy leads from London...Chatham House is a successor to the old British East India Company, and serves as the think-tank and foreign intelligence arm of the British Crown.” | Dope Inc
“...The outcome in Iraq will depend on something that a German philosopher, Immanuel Kant said... someday there will be universal peace. The only question is whether it comes about through human insight, or whether it comes about... through a series of catastrophes of such a magnitude that people are so exhausted that they have no other choice.” | Henry Kissinger, speaking in Istanbul, Turkey May 31, 2007
“The U.S. must carry out some act somewhere in the world which shows its determination to continue to be a world power.” | Henry Kissinger, post-Vietnam blues, as quoted in The Washington Post, April 1975
“The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people believe. It’s possible they are calling the shots at all levels of government.” | William Colby, former CIA Director, 1995 more info
“For more than a century, ideological extremists at either end of the political spectrum have seized upon well-publicized incidents to attack the Rockefeller family for the inordinate influence they claim we wield over American political and economic institutions. Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure - one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.” | David Rockefeller, Memoirs , 2002 (Random House, New York, 2002) Chapter 27, page 405
“We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order.” | David Rockefeller
“We are grateful to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Time Magazine and other publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected the promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the world is now more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world-government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the National auto-determination practiced in past centuries.” | David Rockefeller, Banker, Founder & Honorary Chairman of Trilateral Commission, Honorary Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations. Speaking at the June, 1991 Bilderberg meeting in Baden, Germany (a meeting also attended by then-Governor Bill Clinton and by Dan Quayle)
“If the people knew what we had done, they would chase us down the street and lynch us.” | President George H.W. Bush, to journalist Sarah McClendon, December 1992, in response to the question, “What will the people do if they ever find out the truth about Iraq-gate and Iran contra?” Link
“It is the sacred principals enshrined in the UN Charter to which we will henceforth pledge our Allegiance.” | President George H.W. Bush, UN building, Feb. 1, 1992
“By the time you become the leader of a country, someone else makes all the decisions. You may find you can get away with Virtual Presidents, Virtual Prime Ministers, and Virtual Everything.” | Bill Clinton
“We can’t be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans.” | Bill Clinton
“[condolences go] to the families of those who died in the service of the United Nations.” | Al Gore, Vice-President, when 15 Americans were killed in Iraq See also
“Globalization has altered the dynamics in the White House, as well as between the White House and the Treasury.” | George W. Bush
“Stop throwing the Constitution in my face! It’s just a [expletive deleted] piece of paper!” | George W. Bush
“If this were a dictatorship, it’d be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.” | George W. Bush
“I am committed to helping Ohio deliver its electoral votes to the president.” | Walden O’Dell, CEO of Diebold (voting/counting machine manufacturer) in a fall 2003 fundraising letter sent to republicans
“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” | Rahm Emmanuel, November 21, 2008 Video
“Never waste a good crisis, and when it comes to the economic crisis, don’t waste it when it can have a very positive impact on climate change and energy security.” | Hilary Clinton, March 6, 2009 European Parliament, Brussels Video
“A massive campaign must be launched to restore a high-quality environment in North America and to de-develop the United States. . . . Resources and energy must be diverted from frivolous and wasteful uses in overdeveloped countries to filling the genuine needs of underdeveloped countries. This effort must be largely political (italics added).” | John Holdren, Anne Ehrlich, and Paul Ehrlich, Human Ecology: Problems and Solutions (San Francisco; W.H. Freeman and Company, 1973), p. 279.
“Only one rational path is open to us—simultaneous de-development of the [overdeveloped countries] and semi-development of the underdeveloped countries (UDC’s), in order to approach a decent and ecologically sustainable standard of living for all in between. By de-development we mean lower per-capita energy consumption, fewer gadgets, and the abolition of planned obsolescence.” | John Holdren and Paul Ehrlich, “Introduction,” in Holdren and Ehrlich, eds., Global Ecology, 1971, p. 3.
“The argument that the two parties should represent opposed ideals and policies, one, perhaps, of the Right and the other of the Left, is a foolish idea acceptable only to doctrinaire and academic thinkers. Instead, the two parties should be almost identical, so that the American people can throw the rascals out at any election without leading to any profound or extensive shifts in policy. Then it should be possible to replace it, every four years if necessary, by the other party, which will be none of these things but will still pursue, with new vigor, approximately the same basic policies.” | Carroll Quigley
“The United Nations is the greatest fraud in all History! Its purpose is to destroy the United States.” | John Rankin, U.S. Congressman