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When the government fears the people, we have liberty. When the people fear the government, we have tyranny.

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CommentWhen the government....  ·  posted 2000 by Stryfe

When the government fears the people, we have liberty. When the people fear the government, we have tyranny. When we have a liberal tyrant, we have Al Gore.

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