• I think it's time we ask ourselves if we still know the freedoms that were intended for us by the Founding Fathers... Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them for ourselves.

    Ronald Reagan (2004). “Speaking My Mind: Selected Speeches”, p.26, Simon and Schuster
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