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James Bovard Quotes

And then you meet one person and your life changes forever
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A year from now you'll wish you started today
Don't look back you're not going that way
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Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is
I told you I'll be ready in FIVE minutes, stop calling me every half hour
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Having you in my life made everything better
You had me at hello
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When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew
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Not only has the number of government employees multiplied in recent decades, but the rise of government unions further stacks the political odds against private citizens.  (James Bovard Quotes) I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog of lies and avoid any responsibility for it  (James Bovard Quotes) If so many Americans are looking for the government to save them, then it is hard to have a dignified search for a shepherd in chief  (James Bovard Quotes) It is one of the great tragedies of the US, that most learn most of what they know about the government from the government  (James Bovard Quotes) Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time  (James Bovard Quotes) There are a lot of benefits representative of government and it is far better than any type of dictatorial system and it is far better than a one - man rule situation  (James Bovard Quotes) There has been so much power concentrated. There is no leash on that power anymore and Americans face the situation that this power is getting momentum with each passing year with each presidency  (James Bovard Quotes) This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic  (James Bovard Quotes) Not only has the number of government employees multiplied in recent decades, but the rise of government unions further stacks the political odds against private citizens  (James Bovard Quotes) The better that people understand what Clinton did in office, the greater the nation’s chances for political recovery  (James Bovard Quotes) Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush  (James Bovard Quotes) This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal  (James Bovard Quotes) Gun laws are an attempt to nationalize the right of self-defense. Politicians perennially react to the police’s abject failure to prevent crime by trying to disarm law-abiding citizens. The worse government fails to control crime, the more the politicians want to restrict individuals’ rights to defend themselves. But police protection in most places is typical government work - slow, inefficient, and unreliable  (James Bovard Quotes) This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law, then we no longer have a republic  (James Bovard Quotes) How many McDonald’s gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U. S, President?  (James Bovard Quotes) American democracy is capsizing as a result of the vast increase in the number of government dependents and government employees.  (James Bovard Quotes) The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people.  (James Bovard Quotes) Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president’s power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people.  (James Bovard Quotes) Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.  (James Bovard Quotes) I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog of lies and avoid any responsibility for it.  (James Bovard Quotes) If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.  (James Bovard Quotes) Part of the reason that the government’s fear mongering is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant, that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.  (James Bovard Quotes) Dependency is the highest political good - at least for politicians. Since the 1930s, politicians have striven to leave no vote unbought.  (James Bovard Quotes) The sheer number of government employees and welfare recipients effectively transforms the purpose of government from maintaining order to confiscating as much as possible from vulnerable taxpayers.  (James Bovard Quotes) The more powerful government becomes, the more abuses it commits and the more lies it must tell  (James Bovard Quotes) The more people expect from government, the more biased they become against limiting government power.  (James Bovard Quotes) Once a person becomes a government dependent, his moral standing to resist the expansion of government power is fatally compromised.  (James Bovard Quotes) Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president’s power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people  (James Bovard Quotes) The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people  (James Bovard Quotes) It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves’ virtue - something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them  (James Bovard Quotes)
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