Some of the Best Political Sayings

If you’ve ever found yourself in a debate and you want to get a point across quickly, there’s nothing better than having a repertoire of classic and modern political sayings at the ready. Here are some that are short and sweet and pack a punch. Some of them point out conservative values and principles while others point out the nonsense called “Liberalism”:

  1. If you put the Federal Government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there would be a shortage of sand.” — Milton Friedman
  2. “I need a job. My family can’t eat healthcare.”
  3. “I’d rather be a conservative nut job than a liberal with no nuts and no job.”
  4. “Romney can tell us when he left Bain Capital when Obama tells us when he left Kenya.”
  5. “Let’s not look backwards and look at Obama’s past. Instead, let’s look backwards and dwell on Romney’s past.”
  6. “He that is good at making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” —Benjamin Franklin
  7. “Where’s my free $hit?!”
  8. “Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” —Winston Churchill
  9. “INTAXICATION:  The nice feeling you receive a tax refund until you realize it was your own money in the first place.”
  10. “Romney supporters sign their checks on the front while Obama supporters sign their checks on the back.”
  11. “If you can afford beer, wine, drugs, cigarettes, manicures, and tattoos, you don’t need food stamps or welfare.
  12. “Can a people tax themselves into prosperity? Can a man stand in a bucket and lift himself up by the handle?”
  13. “We should measure the success of government programs by how many people leave them not how many people are added to them.”
  14. “When the government fears the people, there is freedom. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.” — Thomas Jefferson
  15. “If someone is so fearful that they are going to start using their weapons to protect their rights, it makes me very nervous that these people have any weapons at all!” — Democrat Congressman Henry A. Waxman (California).