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The liberty of a democracy is not

 

" The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group. "


-Franklin D. Roosevelt
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