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"Ah, yes, divorce, from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet."
Robin Williams

I beseech you from the bowels of Christ to consider you may be wrong.
Oliver Cromwell

The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

(Political Essays, 1819)
Justice is not a cloistered virtue, but should be open to the scrutiny of the average man to err there within.
Lord Denning

Justice should not only be done but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.

Lord Hewart 1870-1943
R v Sussex Justices 9th November 1923.

Her Majesty’s courts must always be open to all citizens and foreigners alike who seek just redress of perceived wrongs.
Lord Steyn March 2004

Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house.
Rod Stewart
And God said: 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'
George Burns
"I do, and I also wash and iron them."
Denis Thatcher, 1981, when asked who wore the trousers in
his house.
Capital punishment turns the state into a murderer. But imprisonment turns the state into a gay dungeon-master.
Rev. Jesse Jackson
Women's rights now! (Yes dear)
(Perhaps apocryphal) graffito

On a similar wavelength: Farrah Fawcett and Denis Thatcher
"The great question... which I have not been able to answer, despite my 30 years of research into the feminine
soul, is 'What does a woman want?'"

Sigmund Freud, psychoanalyst.
As Canadian Senator Anne Cools succinctly put it...
sole proprietorship by gender of aggression, violence, love or
charity is repugnant to human nature and to human intelligence. When unreason prevails, truth is the first
casually, if not the first fatality.

Senator Anne Cools
Guess who said this:

The lie can only be maintained for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/ or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of it’s powers to repress dissent, for the TRUTH is the mortal enemy of the lie and thus by extension the TRUTH becomes the GREATEST enemy of the STATE.

Dr. Joseph M. Goebbels
Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister!

If it were a lady, it would get its bottom pinched (If this lady was a car she'd run you down)
Graffito scrawled under advert for "the beautiful" Fiat 127, 1979

"Why can't a woman be more like a man?"
Henry Higgins, lyric from A Hymn to Him, My Fair Lady
"Women fail to understand how much men hate them"
Germaine Greer, The Female Eunuch
"What passes for woman's intuition is often nothing
more than man's transparency."

Author George Jean Nathan
"God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met."
Actress Farrah Fawcett
"Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size."
Novelist Virginia Woolf
"Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage."
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

History indicates that a proliferation of laws is an indication that a society is in bad health: when Parliament proceeds to deal with all the details of our daily lives there must inevitably be a great danger of law losing its moral sanction.” Judge Michael Hyam
Not since the overthrow of the Weimar Republic have the leaders of a major
democracy used their offices and the mass media to disseminate invective
against millions of their own citizens.

In fact it was Adolf Hitler who urged that the state must declare the child
to be the most precious treasure of the people and who explained, in the
words of Rabbi Daniel Lapin, that as long as government is perceived as
working for the benefit of children, the people happily will endure almost
any curtailment of liberty.

Using children to tug on our eartstrings may be not only a weakness of the
sentimental. It also may be a ploy by those cynical and unscrupulous enough
to exploit children for their own purposes.

This is likely to be remembered as one of the most diabolical perversions of
governmental power in our history, a time when we allowed children to be
used and abused by fast-talking government officials and paid for it with
our families, our social order and our constitutional rights.
Professor Stephen Baskerville

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Two armies fighting is like one great army killing itself
Henri Barbusse
A judge has no immunity for what he does off the bench.
Stump v. Sparkman
“The germ of destruction of our nation is in the power of the judiciary, an irresponsible body --- working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall render powerless the checks of one branch over the other and will become as venal and oppressive as the government from which we separated,”

Thomas Jefferson, 1821

On November 2, 1800, John Adams became the first president to move into the White House. As he was writing a letter to his wife, he composed a beautiful prayer, which was later engraved upon the mantel in the state dining room:

"I pray Heaven to bestow
HOUSE and All that shall hereafter Inhabit it, May none but Honest and Wise Men ever rule under This Roof."

August 28, 1811 John Adams

If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. ...
Nothing can destroy a government more quickly than its failure to observe its own laws, or worse, its disregard of its own existence."

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, 1928
(Olmstead v. United States)
At the "establishment of our constitutions", the
"judiciary bodies were supposed to be the most helpless and harmless members of the government.
Experience, however, "soon showed" in what way "they were to become the "most dangerous"; that the
insufficiency of the means provided for "their removal gave them a freehold and irresponsibility in office"; that "their decisions, seeming to concern individual
suitors only", pass silent and unheeded by the public at large; that these decisions, nevertheless, become
law by precedent, "sapping, by little and little", the "foundations of the constitution", and working its
change by construction, before any one has perceived that, an invisible and helpless worm has been busily
employed in consuming its substance. In truth, man is not made to be trusted for life, if secured against all liability to account.

Thomas Jefferson, letter to Monsieur A. Coray, Oct 31,

"I never ... believed there was one code of morality for a public and another for a private man.”

In a letter to John Adams in 1819, Thomas Jefferson
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same
time; the
hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."
----Thomas Jefferson, Summary View of the Rights of
British America, August 1774
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental
attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can
help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
Thomas Jefferson
"A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain
men from injuring one another, which shall leave them
otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of
industry and improvement, and shall not take from the
mouth of labor and bread it has earned. This is the
sum of good government."
Thomas Jefferson
judiciary independent of a king or executive alone is a good thing; but independence of the will of the
nation is a solecism, at least in a republican government.

Thomas Jefferson, letter to Thomas Ritchie, December
25, 1820

"In questions of power, then, let no more be said of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by
the chains of the Constitution.”

In a letter to Don
Valentine de Feronda, 1809,
Thomas Jefferson

"It is when people forget God that tyrants forge their

Patrick Henry March 23, 1775

"There are more instances of the abridgement of the
freedom of the, of the people, by the gradual and
silent encroachment of those in power, than by violent
an sudden usurpation."

"...it is indispensable that some provision should be
made for defending the Community agst (against) the
incapacity, negligence or perfidy of the "chief

James Madison February 22, 1812

(Architect of the U.S. Constitution & Co-Author of the Federalist Papers)

"From the day of the Declaration...they (the American
people) were bound by the laws of God, which they all,
and by the laws of The Gospel, which they nearly all,
acknowledge as the rules of their conduct."

July 4, 1821
John Quincy Adams

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible,

make violent revolution inevitable.”

John F. Kennedy
in a 1962 White House speech

“As the happiness of the people is the sole end of government, so the consent of the people is the only foundation of it.”
John Adams

“When men of high standing attempt to trample upon the rights of the weak, they are the fittest objects for example and punishment.”
Andrew Jackson

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is not effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpation.”
James Madison, 1809-1817
“The institutions, under which we live, my countrymen, secure each person in the perfect enjoyment of all his rights”.
- Inaugural Address, 1841
John Tyler, 1841-1845
"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men."
Abraham Lincoln
“The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.”
Thomas Jefferson
Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense.
John Adams
There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.
John F. Kennedy

And so, my fellow Americans... ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
John F. Kennedy

A man does what he must-in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures-and that is the basis of all human morality.
John F. Kennedy
Justice Department Censors Supreme Court Quote:

"The danger to political dissent is acute where the Government attempts to act under so vague a concept as the power to protect 'domestic security.' Given the difficulty of defining the domestic security interest, the danger of abuse in acting to protect that interest becomes apparent."

Smoking Gun Proof That Document Redactions Are Often a Joke


They blacked out a quotation from a Supreme Court decision

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