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I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration
by James Bovard

I was amazed at how easy it was for the Clinton Administration
to basically cover what they did at Waco in the fog
of lies and avoid any responsibility for it.
- James Bovard

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and
a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.
- James Bovard

It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives
have voiced concern over the precedence that are being
set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.
- James Bovard

This is a case if the President is permitted to be above the law,
then we no longer have a republic.
- James Bovard

 

Entire generations of Americans have come of age since
the ancient time when the president's power was constrained
by a duty of candor to the American people.
- James Bovard

Politicians as a class are dangerous,
that people who are seeking power over us are not,
by definition, our friends.
- James Bovard

How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take
to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S,
President?
- James Bovard

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It is one of the great tragedies of the US,
that most learn most of what they know about the government from the government.
- James Bovard

Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering
is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant,
that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.
- James Bovard

It is like we are obliged to assume that the government
is only doing what it says it is doing.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere,
but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that
cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time.
- James Bovard

It is hard to know how many people do,
but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers,
nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom
that our forefathers had.
- James Bovard

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

The Federal Government is exploiting public fear to
redefine the relationship between the rulers and the American people.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of
law and equality before the law and no one above the law,
that is a very viable vision, but instead of that,
we have quasi mob rule.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives,
be it from IRS agents or from child support services,
or from other agencies that often have little or no
legal restraints on their power.
- James Bovard

With attention deficit democracy, I am trying to wake
up people to how the combination of mass ignorance,
fear mongering by the government, and lying politicians
is putting our entire system of government to a death spiral.
- James Bovard

Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights.
It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it,
to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot
of republicans during the Clinton Administration,
and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

It is important to recognize and politics positive
thinking is often the slaves' virtue -
something that people do to con themselves about the
burden and change being placed upon them.
- James Bovard

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.
- James Bovard

This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration
has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce
any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity.
Another example of that is the torture scandal.
- James Bovard

There has been so much power concentrated.
There is no leash on that power anymore and Americans
face the situation that this power is getting momentum
with each passing year with each presidency.
- James Bovard

As long as enough people can be frightened,
then all people can be ruled.
That is how it works in a democratic system and mass
fear becomes the ticket to destroy rights across the board.
- James Bovard

I've been amazed at how often those outside the discipline
of design assume that what designers do is decoration.
Good design is problem solving.
- Jeffery Veen

I'm amazed.
When I was 40, I thought I'd never make 50.
And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60.
At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything.
- Gloria Stuart

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if
he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol,
but a mother image.
- David Bowie

I'm always amazed when young women who are having babies
want their husbands to watch the babies come out.
I would never allow anything like that.
- Jeanne Moreau

I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm.
I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.
- Anne Rice

I'm always amazed by writers who tell me they plan
everything at the beginning.
I feel their writing days must be very bland.
- Rose Tremain

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt,
and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.
- John Steinbeck

I am amazed that CNN can't get its act together.
- Rupert Murdoch

I'm still amazed people remembered and didn't give up on me.
- Solomon Burke

I stood there amazed.
I found it all hard to believe, that I,
Des Nilsen, had actually done all that.
- Dennis Nilsen

People are generally amazed that I would take an interest
in any form that would require me to stop talking for three hours.
- Henry A. Kissinger

I'm an artist and I can draw very well.
I'm amazed that everybody can't draw well because I
can do it so effortlessly.
- Jerry Lawler

George Liquor is really the richest character I have.
I'm amazed there aren't 365 episodes about him on TV already.
- John Kricfalusi

I'm still amazed by the process of recording.
- Graham Coxon

I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery.
- Benjamin F. Wade

Whitney and I have fun reading the newspaper sometimes.
You'd be amazed at the places they say I've been.
- Bobby Brown

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer
lends so much more credence and attaches so much more
importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams...
Man...
is above all the plaything of his memory.
- Andre Breton

I am often amazed at how much more capability and enthusiasm
for science there is among elementary school youngsters
than among college students.
- Carl Sagan

When I look back at it, I'm mostly amazed at how poorly it was shot.
David Kelley is a great writer, and I thought the scripts were great,
but it just looks so cheap.
- Peter Berg

You would be amazed what the ordinary guy knows.
- Matt Drudge

I'm always amazed at anyone's interest in what I have to say.
- Orlando Bloom

I was amazed at the house that I grew up in;
it looks practically identical to the way it was,
but I couldn't recognize it because of the size of the trees.
- Jim Fowler

I live my life parallel with my work,
and they are both equally important.
I'm always amazed how much people talk about celebrity and fame.
I don't understand the attraction.
- Cate Blanchett

Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face.
You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.
- Ross Perot

I've been amazed that it's so popular with people.
But it's been fantastic.
People are very excited when I walk into a place and
they recognize me from the series.
- Victor Garber

I am constantly amazed by Tina Fey.
And I am Tina Fey.
- Tina Fey

You know it's always amazed me - I think the most startling
thing that's happened in the last couple of decades
is that there is no sort of objective reporting anymore.
- Brian De Palma

If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there,
you'll be amazed at the results.
- George S. Patton

A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe,
and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
- Walter Bagehot

If you have never been amazed by the very fact that you exist,
you are squandering the greatest fact of all.
- Jim Fiebig

I am constantly amazed at their support over the years.
- Mike McCready

Even this vein of writing is so foreign to me that I am amazed.
- David O. Selznick

I was always amazed about how much I could finally
squeeze into a thirty second commercial.
- Ridley Scott

I am amazed; until the day I die I shall wonder how
Whittaker Chambers got into my house to use my typewriter.
- Alger Hiss

I've been amazed at the degree to which Democrats,
in particular, have expressed their enthusiasm for
the president's manner with which he handled this budget.
- Tom Daschle

But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was,
how competent they were in setting up their polling
places and the poll workers they had.
- Joe Biden

I'm amazed that things have panned out the way they have.
I always say I'm so lucky, though my mum always says,
"You make your own luck."
- Orlando Bloom

You will never cease to be the most amazed person on
earth at what God has done for you on the inside.
- Oswald Chambers

In 29 years, I had recorded over 2,200 songs.
I was amazed.
- Kate Smith

I am indeed amazed when I consider how weak my mind
is and how prone to error.
- Rene Descartes

The fact that people will pay you to talk to people
and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you,
I am just amazed by that.
- Nicholas D. Kristof


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