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Will Rogers on “Who Can Remember a Campaign Promise?”

Money is all you hear about these days from Washington, and if we can remember back to previous campaigns, with Will Rogers, there were lots of promises from Democrats. One big promise was that the “stimulus” was promised to fix our financial mess with massive government spending. Well, here we are three years later, and …

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Will Rogers on “Radio is a Great Thing”

Radio really is a great thing today, and Will Rogers knew it, from this quote in 1930. With his down-home presentation style he was a master of the medium in his day, and people loved him for it. In addition to sharing his humor and political commentary, Will Rogers also put a great amount of …

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Will Rogers on “Voters’ Short Memory”

How many politicians are in office today because the voters have a short memory? I think many of them count on it. How else can you explain the high incumbent reelection rate? Perhaps it’s because voters only look at candidates during the election cycle. The only information they get about a candidate is from the …

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Will Rogers on “Democrats Living Above OUR Means”

Check out this quote. Will Rogers was reading today’s headlines back in 1929! Here’s a summary of recent headlines: Senate leader kills bill to keep government running, postpones disaster relief vote…for Dem party, fundraiser at island retreat! To hear Democrats speak about the “common people” and promote class warfare against the rich, you would get …

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Will Rogers on Republican Dastardly Plots!?

If Will Rogers were alive today, I don’t think he would find his “poor Democrats” much improved. They are still trying to uncover Republican dastardly plots. Sometimes they are so sure of evildoing that they just make it up and run with it. The seriousness of the charge is more important than facts or the …

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Will Rogers on “Bad News Congress”

Will Rogers witnessed natural disasters, such as the dust bowl of the 1930. He survived the financial turmoil of the Stock Market crash of 1929. While these events had a significant and profound impact on the United States, Will Rogers warns us of another bit of bad news: Congress! Has anything changed? As if the …

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Will Rogers on “Fools and OUR Money!”

Will Rogers is a genius! In February of 1932 he issued this quote as an observation and warning to Congress. It’s so simple: don’t spend money, until you know where it’s coming from. Even a child can figure out that you can’t spend money you don’t have. Sad thing is, Congress never got the message. …

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Will Rogers on “Tony the Tiger & Over-Governed”

This quote from Will Rogers in March of 1932 is certainly relevant today! Sometimes when I read one of his brilliant humorous quotes, I have to laugh out loud. But as I ponder the meaning, it sends a chill up my spine. This is one of those quotes. One of the reasons it costs so …

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Will Rogers on “War and the Federal Reserve”

Folks, you just gotta love Will Rogers! Here’s a classic quote about war and the Federal Reserve from 1929 that still rings true today. The Federal Reserve (The Fed)  is responsible for conducting the nation’s monetary policy to help maintain employment, keep prices stable, and keep interest rates relatively low. The poor folks running The …

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Will Rogers on Guards & Prisoners

In Will Rogers’ day, they had organized crime problems. Today, we have domestic terrorism threats. Perhaps there’s not much difference when you have people wanting to kill each other. The quote from Will Rogers indicates that the killing and hate don’t end at the prison door. Inside the prison, the hatred and struggle for power …

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