“You are talking to a leftist. I believe in the redistribution of wealth and power in the world. I believe in universal hospital care for everyone. I believe that we should not have a single homeless person in the richest country in the world. And I believe that we should not have a C.I.A. that goes around overwhelming governments and assassinating political leaders, working for tight oligarchies around the world to protect the tight oligarchy here at home.”
~ Abbie Hoffman – Social activist, Chicago Seven participant. Born: November 30, 1936 – Died: April 12, 1989
“If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.”
“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”
~ Samuel Adams
“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.” – Harry S. Truman
It is dangerous
to be right
when the government
Born: December 26, 1921 – Died: October 30, 2000
I couldn’t have said it any better.
Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for.
Everybody wants to eat at the government’s
table, but nobody wants to do the dishes.
May 2, 1902 – July 31, 1978
An “acceptable” level of unemployment means that the government economist to whom it is acceptable still has a job.
– Author Unknown