"Tax cuts are like sex; when they are good, they are very, very good. And when they are bad, they are still pretty good."
Evans’ Law: “Whenever ‘one of our people’ reaches a position of power where he can do us some good, he ceases to be ‘one of our people.’”
Evans’ law of inadequate paranoia: “[N]o matter how bad you think something is, when you look into it, it's always worse."
"Liberals don't care what you do as long as it's compulsory."
"I've always felt that anyone who has his head screwed on right should be conservative when he is young and, as he gets older, become more and more conservative."
"One of the things that happens to you when you get old, really two bad things, one of them is that you lose your hearing, and I forget what the other one is."
"We have two parties here, and only two. One is the evil party, and the other is the stupid party. I'm very proud to be a member of the stupid party. Occasionally, the two parties get together to do something that's both evil and stupid. That's called bipartisanship."
"We all know that Mrs. Clinton has complained about the vast right-wing conspiracy, and of course, she is correct about that, and we are all part of it, but when I was starting out, it was only half vast."
"The National Council of Churches adopted a resolution condemning the Reverend Jerry Falwell for mixing religion and politics. It's a mistake that the National Council itself does not make, of course: It has nothing to do with religion."
"It was really hard for us young conservatives to recover from the Goldwater defeat; it was all the worse because in those days we had no grief counselors."
"I never liked Nixon until Watergate."
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