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“People constantly speak of the government doing this or that, as they might speak of God doing it. But the government is really nothing but a group of men, and usually they are very inferior men. They may have some better man working for them, but they themselves are seldom worthy of any respect.”     H. L. Mencken

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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