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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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American Quotations

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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

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The Law

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Quick Quips and Quotes; 532 Things I Wish I Had Said

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Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes

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The Libertarian Reader

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Timothy P. CarneyAs the federal government has progressively become larger over the decades, every significant introduction of government regulation, taxation and spending has been to the benefit of some big business.
Brian Doherty[M]onopoly profits exist over the long run only when the government guarantees them, as in utilities and cable. And for
concentration of market power, no robber baron can hold a candle to the U.S. government.... The hugest concentration of market power in this
country does not lie with the likes of Rupert Murdoch or Bill Gates, but with government itself.... No private company, no matter how huge or
wealthy, could possibly have as much widespread power over the function of American markets as government does. And this power is exercised
with essential unseriousness.... And unlike business attempts to make money, which necessarily involve selling something to a willing consumer,
government’s market manipulations require forcing people into situations -- whether paying for cars or food, paying for R&D or new technologies, or
selling off a part of their company -- that they would not have wanted to be in but for the government’s ham-handed threat of force.... Nothing could
serve the workings of the marketplace better than [government] leaving it.
Rick GaberEnron, of course, is exactly the kind of corporation which could not exist in pure capitalism. As a creature, in effect, of politicians, it was deliberately converted from a small pipeline company into an international conglomerate by conniving scoundrels who designed it from the beginning to use the power of their politician-friends to give it government contracts, subsidies, monopoly powers, and favorable regulations to force prospective customers to do business with them, essentially at gunpoint. Obviously, this is fascism, not capitalism, and what you get more and more of when you work to transform what was once the rule of clear-cut law into the rule of men (especially agenda-driving, nuance-inventing judges and lawyers).
Benjamin H. HillI have said I do not dread industrial corporations as instruments of power to destroy this country, because there are a
thousand agencies which can regulate, restrain and control them; but there is a corporation we may all dread. That corporation is the federal
government. From the aggressions of this corporation, there can be no safety, if it is allowed to go beyond the well defined limits of its
powers. I dread nothing so much as the exercise of ungranted and doubtful powers by the government. It is, in my opinion, the danger of dangers to
the future of this country. Let us be sure to keep it always within its limits. If this great, ambitious, ever growing corporation becomes
oppressive, who shall check it? If it becomes too wayward who shall control it? If it becomes unjust, who shall trust it? As sentinels of the country’s
watchtower, Senators, I beseech you to watch and guard with sleepless dread, that corporation which can make all property and rights, all states and
people, all liberty and hope its plaything in an hour, and its victims forever.
Thomas JeffersonI hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our Government to trial, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
Jon RappoportSocialism is: \\
The taking of money (taxes) from some people who work for it and giving it to others who don't work for it. On a grand scale. \\
The vast expansion of freebies doled out by central government. In order to create and sustain dependence. \\
The government protection of favored persons and corporations, permitting them and aiding them to expand their fortunes without limit, regardless of what crimes they commit in the process. (Monsanto would be a fine example.) \\
The squeezing out of those who would compete with the favored persons and corporations. \\
The dictatorship by and for the very wealthy, pretending to be the servant of the masses. \\
The lie that the dictatorship is being run by the masses. \\
The gradual lowering of the standard of living for the overwhelming number of people. \\
The propaganda claiming socialism is the path to a better world for all. \\ \\

In other words, socialism is a protection racket and a long con and a heartless system of elite control, posing as the greatest good.
It is just another form of top-down tyranny---as old as the hills.
Gore VidalWhen you control opinion, as corporate America controls opinion in the United States by owning the media, you can make the [many] believe almost anything you want, and you can guide them.
E. B. WhiteCommuter - one who spends his life In riding to and from his wife; A man who shaves and takes a train, And then rides back to shave again.
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