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Category: Freedom

Oil Companies Watch Out!

“We’ll take on the oil companies and harness their record profits to create millions of clean energy jobs — high-wage jobs you can raise a family on. I’ll end their special tax breaks and give them a choice: invest some of your profits in alternative energy , or we’ll do it for you.”

- Hillary Clinton

Patriot Act is like Apartheid

“The blacks in South Africa, who were trying to fight for their own civil rights, were called terrorists and the government was allowed to arrest them at will and interrogate them, no matter what they did, just on the suspicion. Very similar today to what we have in the United States, thanks to the Patriot Act. “

- Rosie O'Donnell , October 24, 2006.

The Constitution restricts your freedom.

“The whole point of the Constitution is to limit at some point and in some way popular will.”

- Robert Post

There is too much freedom.

“I don’t think the problem is that we don’t have enough freedom. For gosh sakes, I’ve got so much freedom. I don’t know what to do with it.”

- Bob Kerrey

There’s too much personal freedom.

“When we got organized as a country . . . we wrote a fairly radical [U.S.] Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount of individual freedom to Americans . . . so a lot of people say there’s too much personal freedom . . . . When personal freedom’s being abused, you have to move to limit it.”

- Bill Clinton , April 19, 1994.