"For those looking for security, be forewarned that there's nothing more insecure than a political promise."
Harry Browne
(1933-2006) American libertarian writer, politician, and free-market investment analyst. Libertarian candidate for US President 1996 & 2000
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Awww yes, the current expansion of the police state. How served and protected to you feel when a revenueing agent of the totalitarian police state pulls in directly behind you in traffic.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The vitality and viability of the Constitution is the Virtue of We The People.

    As Virtue and attendant self control wane, laws and attendant oppression wax.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    So true and so sad.

    We Americans are falling for false promises.
     -- b, naples FL     
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    Excellent! Have we such a poor memory that we have forgotten all the un-kept promises of those we voted for in the past? I'd like to 'fast' from government for a while -- to abstain from being ruled, to let Nature balance things out.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Ain't it the truth.
     -- jim k, Austin     
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    Security is a double edged sword - the more you have the less freedom you have..
     -- Robert, Somewhere in the USA     
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     -- Wallace Devlin, Cootamundra      
     -- Mary, MI      
     -- jim k, Austin      
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