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“Screw'm! Screw'm all! Screw the gov'm'nt!”
“His accusers are two of the most powerful forces in the world. The United States Government, and the media.”
“The only mistake I ever made was to appoint a sniveling little weasel like you Secretary of Defense. However, that is a mistake, I am happy to say, that I don't have to live with. Mr. Nimzicki... you're fired.”
“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”
“It's not your fault you've been brainwashed by America.”
“I want freedom! That's what I want, and that's what you should want! It's up to each and every one of us to turn loose of just some of the greed, the hatred, the envy, and yes, the insecurities, because that is the central mode of control, make us feel pathetic, small, so we'll willingly give up our sovereignty, our liberty, our destiny. We have...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning. Today you will become citizens of the United States of America. No longer are you an Englishman, Italian, a Pole or whatever, neither will you be a hyphenated American. From this day you are no longer a subject of a governement, but an intergal part of the government, a free man.”
“- Judy Witwicky: I think that if there really was some kind of alien infestation the Government would be the first to tell us.
- Ron Witwicky: This is America.
- Judy Witwicky: That's how we know we're in a free country. There's no secrets.”
“American voters want their leaders to be dumber than they are. They figure they'll do less harm that way.”
“It's surprising to me that Delaware just lets the vendor do it by themselves.”
“Max Vatan-Heard a lot about you, saying you were beautiful... and good.
Marianne Beausejour-Being good at this kind of work is not very beautiful.”
“Greville Wynne-Won’t I be putting myself in danger?
Dickie Franks-If this mission was the least bit dangerous, you really are the last man we’d send.”
“Some government workers are dedicated and work hard, but most of them are just waiting to retire.”
“Apparently you can’t hack into a government supercomputer and then try to buy uranium without the Department of Homeland Security tattling to your mother.”
“I swear, that young man has killed so many people, I'm starting to think he just might be a government agent.”
“Intelligence officer. Stupidity officer is more like it. Pentagon wants to open a Stupidity Division, they know who they can get to lead it.”
“Governments change. I work for the British people. I gather intelligence so that the government can protect the British people. I do not gather intelligence so that the government can lie to the British people.”
“- Ben Emmerson: Why did you keep her in a state of distress for a year before you brought charges?
- Ken Macdonald: The services wanted to make an example of her. If we'd dropped the case any earlier, what kind of messages would that have sent?
- Ben Emmerson: Do me a favour, Ken. Go and fish somewhere else.”
“I have also always believed that censorship when called for should be based on security issues alone not on whether a news report might embarrass a government.”
“Where I come from, when the government says someone's guilty, that's how you know they're innocent.”