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A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against its government. 
For every major problem in this nation there is a simple solution--and it is wrong.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
A decent government with an effective, but not gratuitously violent, police force and a fair court system are essential. This deters and incapacitates psychopaths, bullies and hotheads - and if it earns the confidence of the people, they don't have to become violent in self-defence.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.
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