” If so many Americans are looking for the government to save them, then it is hard to have a dignified search for a shepherd in chief. “


” It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don’t need protections against it. “


” It is like we are obliged to assume that the government is only doing what it says it is doing. “


” It is one of the great tragedies of the US, that most learn most of what they know about the government from the government. “


” It is unfortunate that Americans are no longer aware of what the constitution says and what their rights are. Because of that, we are often very passive about what happens when the government violates those rights. “


” People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests. “


” The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people. “


” There are a lot of benefits representative of government and it is far better than any type of dictatorial system and it is far better than a one-man rule situation. “


” Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy. “


” If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government. “



All 10 James Bovard Quotes about Government in picture


If so many Americans are looking for the government to save them, then it is hard to have a dignified search for a shepherd in chief.
It is amazing to think after all that has happened in this country in the last few years, the last few decades, that so many people have this blind faith that government is our friend and therefore, so we don
It is like we are obliged to assume that the government is only doing what it says it is doing.
It is one of the great tragedies of the US, that most learn most of what they know about the government from the government.
It is unfortunate that Americans are no longer aware of what the constitution says and what their rights are. Because of that, we are often very passive about what happens when the government violates those rights.
People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests.
The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people.
There are a lot of benefits representative of government and it is far better than any type of dictatorial system and it is far better than a one-man rule situation.
Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy.
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.