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Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.
A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against its government. 
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.
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
For every major problem in this nation there is a simple solution--and it is wrong.
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