“As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in the compact between the Arts and Government.”

— Theodore Bikel —

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“I’d rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.”

— William F. Buckley Jr. —

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“The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter, under which the several branches of government hold their power, is derived.”

— James Madison —

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“Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear – kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor – with the cry of grave national emergency.”

— Douglas MacArthur —

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“Our goal is to shrink government to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub.”

— Grover Norquist —

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“It is the duty of Her Majesty’s government neither to flap nor to falter.”

— Harold MacMillan —

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“To restore the trust of the people, we must reform the way the government operates.”

— Arnold Schwarzenegger —

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“On one of the most personal matters of our lives, our health care, President Obama would turn decision making over to government bureaucrats. He forced through Obama-care and I will repeal it.”

— Mitt Romney —

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“The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.”

— Diane Abbott —

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