Quote of the Day 11-9-14 (Allen Thornton)

Posted: November 9, 2014 in Civil Liberties, Politics, Quotations
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“The problem with the Bill of Rights is fairly obvious . . . Any system of entrusting the government to judge and correct its own abuses is the same as appointing the accused criminal as his own judge and jury: Don’t expect many convictions.

–Allen Thornton, Laws of the Jungle

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Quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

Front cover of "The Heretic's Handbook of Quotations

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