"There is danger from all men.
The only maxim of a free government
ought to be to trust no man living with power
to endanger the public liberty."
by:
John Adams
(1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President
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Bingo!
 -- David L. Rosenthal, Hollywood     
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     -- Mike, NC      
     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US      
    Politicians say "trust ME to run your life". No thank you! I prefer to run my own life.
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
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     -- Mike, Norwalk      
    Especially look out for altruistic do-gooders who want to protect us from ourselves.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    just like your president
     -- Anonymous, Penticton BC Canada     
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     -- bvsbsh, usgj      
    It makes it easy to not trust this whole administration. Who are these people?! A lot of harvard and ivy league schools. Wow, they must really know. Note: End of Godfather 2.....Sonny, in the flashback, but only now with good reason in reality with our government:" D'you go to school to get stupid!"
     -- Rick, erie,pa     
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    Went looking for my favourite quotation on government and couldn't find it. You need to add it to your site. It goes as follows:

    A society of sheep, MUST in time, beget a government of wolves.
    - Bertrand deJouvenal

     -- Don Nelson, Surrey, BC     
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