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Quotation by John Caldwell Calhoun
The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.
John Caldwell Calhoun (1782–1850), U.S. statesman. speech, Feb. 15, 1833, U.S. Senate.
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