"Politicians are the same all over.
They promise to build a bridge
even where there is no river."
Nikita Khrushchev
(1894-1971) Premier of the Soviet Union
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Which is really more of an indictment of the people they serve than of the politician, for the politician will only sell what the populace will buy...
 -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US     
    dittos A from Reston. The dumbing down of America is necessary because more bridges are needed.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI      
    The dumbing of America feeds the greedy and deprives the innocent - the despots don't want you to be educated they want Sheeple to herd across those bridges they promised you.
     -- Robert, Sarasota     
    Said by the master communist himself-- kinda makes you pause and reconsider your standing with a government that promises to take care of you.
     -- Logan, Memphis, TN     
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    Those bridges to nowhere usually end up being a bridge to the next election victory. It's payola and nothing but.
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
    When the people discover they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the Republic. (Franklin)
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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