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Keseluruhan tujuan praktek politik adalah untuk memelihara masyarakat tetap waspada (dan karenanya harus dipimpin secara aman) dengan menunjukkan ancaman-ancaman dengan serial kisah ‘hantu’ yang sesungguhnya hanya imajinatif…

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Democracy is a Fraud

The founders of the U.S. were clear that they did not believe in “democracy”. In our modern system of “democratic” government you are allowed to vote but it does not make any real difference. 742 more words

Society And Government

What Other Reason Does One Need

To quote H.L. Mencken yet again:
“Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public”.
A bit too cynical for my tastes, but judging from the roll out of Hillary 3.0 Saturday, I’d have to admit there may be some truth there. 280 more words

Everything Ray

The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.

– H. L. Mencken


Christopher Hitchens on H.L. Mencken - Videos

Christopher Hitchens – H.L. Mencken

H. L. Mencken Interview

Mencken and Nock on Elitist Individualism

In Defence of Women by H.L Mencken (Part 1 Full) Video / AudioBook… 12,609 more words


Quote by H. L. Mencken on conscience

A quote by H. L. Mencken on conscience is the topic of this blog post.

“Conscience is a mother-in-law whose visit never ends.” H. L. Mencken… 170 more words

Useful Quotations

H L Mencken

” The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office.”

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