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“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.”
--Thomas Jefferson

“If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.”
--Mark Twain ?

“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.”
--Winston Churchill ??

“A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
--George Bernard Shaw ?

“Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.”
--Frederic Bastiat, Economist (1801-1850) ?        ?

“Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
--Ronald Reagan (1986) ?              ?

“In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.”
--Voltaire (1764) ?           ?

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you!”
--Pericles (430 B.C.) ?     


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