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“I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its “successful experiment” that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.”     Andrew Jackson

November 6, 2012

Quote of the Day: Election Auction Day Edition

by Stephen Littau

“Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is a sort of advance auction in stolen goods.” – H.L. Mencken

I don’t know about you but I’m very eager for this Auction Day to be over with.

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  1. Yes, and when it’s over we will learn which color of slime will be in charge of the executive and legislative branches of our national government.

    Comment by MingoV — November 6, 2012 @ 2:23 pm

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