"Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Jim DeMint on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Jim DeMint on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Jim DeMint on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Jim DeMint on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Jim DeMint on Thomas Paine
"If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business."
"We need comprehensive reform that will make America the best place in the world to invest and do business."
"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
"I just want people to know that if they want to change the direction of the country, they can do it, but only if they're active, informed, and engaged."
"I want to find the candidates who understand the principles of American exceptionalism and have the character, the courage, and the confidence to actually lead the greatest nation in the world."