"Before Obama’s Act of Supremacy did the English language ever have need for such a phrase? "Tooth-level surveillance": from the Declaration of Independence to dentured servitude in a mere quarter-millennium." See HERE.
The following quote has been attributed to about 4 to 6 different people from Alexis de Tocqueville to Ronald Reagan to Arnold Toynbee to Alexander Tytler. When “googled”...over a million hits come up. It’s probably been quoted more during the present government administration than ever before. You can add one more...for my blog.
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse (benefits) from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidates promising the most benefits from the public treasury with the result that a democracy always collapses over loose fiscal policy, always followed by a dictatorship. The average age of the world's greatest civilizations has been 200 years.”