“[B]y an intermixture with our people, [immigrants], or their descendants, get assimilated to our customs, measures and laws: in a word, soon become one people.” – George Washington

“A ‘comprehensive’ plan doesn’t mean much if the government can’t accomplish one of its most basic responsibilities for its citizens- securing its borders. A nation without secure borders will not long be a sovereign nation.” – Fred Thompson

“Today, all too many Americans feel like aliens in our own country- strangers in a strange land… They’re the second and third-generation Americans- whose ancestors came here legally, and learned our language, identified with our history and heritage, and were proud and grateful to call themselves Americans- who are now asked to press one if they wish to continue in English.” – Don Feder

“The key question for Congress is whether or not Iraq has become the primary battleground against the same radical Islamists who declared war on the U.S. in the 1990s and who have carried out a series of terrorist operations including 9/11. The answer is emphatically, ‘yes’.” – former Democrat Sen. Bob Kerrey

“We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat.” – Queen Victoria

“We believe that human happiness requires freedom and that freedom requires limited government.” – Charles Murray

“Only the history of free peoples is worth our attention; the history of men under a despotism is merely a collection of anecdotes.” – Nicolas-Sebasstien Chamfort

“You can easily judge the character of others by how they treat those who can do nothing for them or to them.” – Malcolm Forbes

“There’s an old rule in Washington that in dealing with any tough issue, half the politicians hope that citizens don’t understand it, while the other half fear that people actually do.” – John Fund

“The next time you’re [Michael Moore] down in Cuba… you might ask them about another documentary maker. His name was Nicolas Guillen. He did something Castro didn’t like, and they put him in a mental institution for several years, giving him devastating electroshock treatments. A mental institution, Michael. Might be something you ought to think about.” – Fred Thompson

Jay Leno: The price of gas just keeps going up. Gas is so expensive Jimmy Carter and President Bush are carpooling. … Jimmy Carter actually said that George W. Bush is the worst in history. Then Bush said that’s not true, he said that he was the worst in math and English. He actually got a C- in history. … President Bush’s approval numbers have dropped as low as 28 percent. That’s the lowest for any president since… Jimmy Carter, so he knows what he’s talking about. … Now Jimmy Carter is backtracking. He now says that his comments were “misinterpreted.” I’m sure the phrase “the worst in history” can be taken any number of ways. … The White House and key members from both houses of Congress have come to an agreement on an immigration bill. Now people from Mexico can finally come to this country and no longer go through all that red tape. … The Associated Press says that many of the Mexican people in Mexico are against this new immigration bill. Oh, man. Let’s hope they don’t boycott coming here.