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Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
If government were a product, selling it would be illegal.
P. J. O'Rourke
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
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Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
H. L. Mencken
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
For The People
If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
We were American citizens. We were incarcerated by our American government in American internment camps here in the United States. The term 'Japanese internment camp' is both grammatically and factually incorrect.
When government - in pursuit of good intentions - tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
The story of Detroit's bankruptcy was simple enough: Allow capitalism to grow the city, campaign against income inequality, tax the job creators until they flee, increase government spending in order to boost employment, promise generous pension plans to keep people voting for failure. Rinse, wash and repeat.
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
China's republican politics is like a child who just started schooling. He must have a good teacher and be surrounded by good friends. By the same token, the Chinese people, new to the republican politics, must be educated properly. The revolutionary government should be the people's tutor to impart advanced awareness and experience.
I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
Gerald R. Ford
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