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Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic.
by Alan Keyes

Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic.
Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure,
not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve.
The people are not masters of the bureaucracy,
but its clients.
- Alan Keyes

I don't think that has to be our choice...
This party was born in principle.
This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle.
- Alan Keyes

Our first responsibility is not to ourselves.
Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.
- Alan Keyes

One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party,
and the other...
says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.
- Alan Keyes

 

We must take away the government's credit card.
With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing,
the Federal government would finally be forced to get
serious about spending cuts.
- Alan Keyes

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment,
and return to the original system that funds government
with a variety of tariffs and duties.
- Alan Keyes

The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high
seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag,
it was sadly the Stars and Stripes.
- Alan Keyes

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Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed.
Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago,
government had no claim to our income.
Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
- Alan Keyes

It's about time we all faced up to the truth.
If we accept the radical homosexual agenda,
be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives,
we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
- Alan Keyes

I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion.
I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles,
and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.
- Alan Keyes

When we, through our educational culture,
through the media, through the entertainment culture,
give our children the impression that human beings
cannot control their passions,
we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
- Alan Keyes

Today we know that centralization and big bureaucracies have not,
as promised, been the answer for promoting better opportunities for society.
- Carlos Salinas de Gortari

You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand
that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing.
- Thomas Sowell

The bureaucracy is not great.
I don't think Rick Santorum who is not one for being
a big proponent of large bureaucracies would be as
enthusiastic a supporter of it.
- Harold Ford

Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.
- Christopher Dodd

We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions,
and bigger state-run corporations.
It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of
punitive taxes and regulations.
The rewards of success will be expropriated for the
sake of attaining greater income equality.
- Arthur C. Brooks

We're not inherently anything but human.
- Robin Morgan

The film industry is about saying 'no' to people,
and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer.
- James Cameron

We can grow crops less expensively because molecular
manufacturing technology is inherently low cost.
- Ralph Merkle

I think there's something inherently dishonest in trying
to go back and mess with the past.
- Len Wein

I'm really schizophrenic about that,
because on the one hand I would say,
yes there is, there's something inherently,
even violent about it, it's wild and raw and all this.
- Lester Bangs

Life is inherently risky.
There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs,
and that is the risk of doing nothing.
- Denis Waitley

Reading music is something that's inherently hateful to me.
It makes music like mathematics.
- Robert Quine

I am already inherently full and complete as I am.
Man doesn't need woman and woman doesn't need man in
order to experience his or her inherent fullness.
- Andrew Cohen

Most of nature is inherently chaotic.
It's not rigidly determined in the old sense.
It's not rigidly predictable.
- Rupert Sheldrake

There is no system that is inherently moral if the
participants themselves are not.
- Lee R. Raymond

I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually
occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
- Anthony Kiedis

Government is inherently incompetent,
and no matter what task it is assigned,
it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.
- Charley Reese

What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician'
if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public
office and trying to do something for his people?
- Richard J. Daley

Miles Davis was doing something inherently African,
something that has to do with all forms of American music,
not just jazz.
- Cassandra Wilson

Abortion is inherently different from other medical
procedures because no other procedure involves the
purposeful termination of a potential life.
- Potter Stewart

A moment of silence is not inherently religious.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

The government forces you to give your money to things you don't believe in,
to have your money go to projects that might be inherently immoral.
- Randall Terry

Women are not inherently passive or peaceful.
- Robin Morgan

There is indeed a inherently honesty to it.
- Ben Edwards

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone.
Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.
- Jim McMahon

It's soothing to realize that my mind's processes are
inherently uncontrollable.
- Rudy Rucker

Inherently participatory in nature, Community Video
focusing on using video to enable communities to communicate
amongst themselves as well as with others.
- Ben Edwards

Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.
- Earl Warren

I will always admit immediately to what's obvious,
which is that Homo sapiens is inherently erotic or
inherently sensual from birth.
- Jock Sturges

It's all about being flexible, and avoiding choices whenever possible.
Choices suck, they are inherently limiting.
- Craig Armstrong

Sometimes stories are inherently important whether
or not they have a direct relation to your life.
- Linda Vester

Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil.
My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not.
The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws.
If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail.
- Bram Cohen

There are certain things that are inherently scarce.
For example, there is only a certain amount of beachfront property in California.
It is going to be scarce, it is going to be expensive.
- Ralph Merkle

I know why we can't have a frank discussion with our policymakers -
if you're in the government or in law enforcement you
cannot acknowledge that drugs are anything but inherently evil and morally wrong.
- Steven Soderbergh

I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film,
some are inherently social, and I think that any film
which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest
social unit in our society -
and in a sense it is a question of scope.
- Atom Egoyan

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

There is nothing inherently fair about equalizing incomes.
If the government penalizes you for working harder than somebody else,
that is unfair.
If you save your money but retire with the same pension
as a free-spending neighbor,
that is also unfair.
- Arthur C. Brooks

The very word "secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society;
and we are as a people inherently and historically
opposed to secret societies,
to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
- John F. Kennedy

Aggression is inherently destructive of relationships.
People and ideologies are pitted against each other,
believing that in order to survive, they must destroy the opposition.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Optimism is not inherently a superior way of viewing the world.
Certainly doctors will say it might be better for one's
physical health to be an optimist.
But, morally speaking it may not be appropriate in certain circumstances.
- Todd Solondz

Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60.
They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women,
who move differently than athletic guys,
who move differently than government bureaucrats.
- Brad Bird

Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested
interest in the chaos in which they exist.
- Richard M. Nixon

I was a woman in a man's world.
I was a Democrat in a Republican administration.
I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats.
I talked differently.
This may have made me a bit like an ink blot.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Journalists are supposed to be skeptical,
that's what keeps them digging rather than simply accepting the official line,
whether it comes from government or corporate bureaucrats.
- Linda Chavez

The difference between management and administration
(which is what bureaucrats used to do exclusively)
is the difference between choice and rigidity.
- Robert Heller

More harm was done in the 20th century by faceless
bureaucrats than tyrant dictators.
- Dennis Prager

How can faceless bureaucrats in an intelligence agency
deny brave soldiers a chance to tell the truth?
- Curt Weldon

Having federal officials, whether judges,
bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition
of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering
profoundly hostile to liberty.
- Ron Paul

Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats,
should be making health care decisions.
- Barbara Boxer

Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -
bureaucrats.
- Alvin Toffler

Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats.
- John McCarthy

Mystical references to society and its programs to
help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it
really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.
- Thomas Sowell

Nothing is worse, or more of a breach of the social
contract between citizen and state,
than for government officials, bureaucrats and agencies
to waste the money entrusted to them by the people they serve.
- Bob Riley

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians,
bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military -
that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious
talents in a free market,
unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.
- L. Neil Smith

I'm against big bureaucracy in Washington making health care decisions.
I just have an aversion to bureaucrats.
But it's not just government bureaucrats.
I don't like HMO bureaucrats and insurance company bureaucrats either.
- Gary Bauer

I would never jeopardize classified information to
be brought out to the public.
This information is all open source.
There is no reason to worry about classification.
It is simply an attempt by bureaucrats to cover their rear ends.
- Curt Weldon

I can't help thinking if she - the director of a government agency -
is this ignorant about what funding is available and
where the money comes from -
how often lower-level bureaucrats must give wrong answers
when people are looking for help to start a business.
- Matthew Lesko

The future is not Big Government.
Self-serving politicians.
Powerful bureaucrats.
This has been tried, tested throughout history.
The result has always been disaster.
President Obama, your agenda is not new.
It's not change, and it's not hope.
- Rush Limbaugh


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