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The American citizen must be made aware that today a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its purposes to be the will of the People. That elitist approach to government must be repudiated.


William E. Simon


#american citizen #approach #aware #citizen #elitist

If governments did not mislead their citizens so often, there would be less need for secrecy, and if leaders knew they could not rely on keeping the public in the dark about what they are doing, they would have a powerful incentive to behave better.


Peter Singer


#behave #better #citizens #could #dark

That the Iraqi Government is considering a political deal granting amnesty to insurgents who have attacked or killed American service members is not just shocking - the idea of amnesty for insurgents is an outrage.


Ike Skelton


#amnesty #attacked #considering #deal #government

I believe that government is for the use of the people, and not the people for the use of the government.


Gerrit Smith


#government #i #i believe #i believe that #people

All too often, government's response to social breakdown has been a classic case of 'patching' - a case of handing money out, containing problems and limiting the damage but, in doing so, supporting - even reinforcing - dysfunctional behaviour.


Iain Duncan Smith


#behaviour #breakdown #case #classic #containing

When the news is good, the BBC view is: 'Get the government out of the picture quickly, don't allow them to say anything about it.' When the news is bad: 'Let's all dump on the government.'


Iain Duncan Smith


#allow #anything #bad #bbc #dump

The first thing you need to know, in order to establish some perspective and avoid panic, is that the violent government excesses we're seeing today are far from unprecedented.


L. Neil Smith


#establish #excesses #far #first #first thing

When Congress passed the Help America Vote Act in 2002, I was thrilled to learn that the federal government would offer resources to all states to assist them in enhancing the voting process in America.


DeForest Soaries


#america #assist #congress #enhancing #federal

I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men. Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government should have their equal rights in it. They do not receive their rights in full proportion.


Leland Stanford


#burdens #carrying #declaration #equal #equal rights

Last Thursday, our Supreme Court backed that local governments can co-opt private property, and give it to another private entity, for economic development.


Cliff Stearns


#backed #court #development #economic #economic development






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