The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.

Wilhelm Reich
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The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

Gore Vidal
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The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.

Milton Friedman
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The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.

Woodrow Wilson
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The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.

Thomas Paine
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The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.

Cullen Hightower
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The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.

Karl Marx
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The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.

Andrew Jackson
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The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.

Lewis Mumford
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The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government.

Henry Ward Beecher
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