Nicaragua is fast becoming a terrorist country club.

— Edwin Meese

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Ascribing racial animus to people who are trying to safeguard democratic integrity is a crude yet effective political tactic that obscures the truth. But there's something even worse than name-calling: legal interference from Washington with valid laws.

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You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt.

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Constitutional interpretation is not the business of the Court only, but also properly the business of all branches of government.

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The idea that the police cannot ask questions of the person that knows most about the crime is an infamous decision.

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As a former U.S. attorney general under President Reagan, and a former Ohio secretary of state, we would like to say something that might strike some as obvious: Those who oppose photo voter-ID laws and other election-integrity reforms are intent on making it easier to commit vote fraud.

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The implication that everyone would have to accept its judgments uncritically, that it was a decision from which there could be no appeal, was astonishing.

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You don't have many suspects who are innocent of a crime.

That's contradictory. If a person is innocent of a crime, then he is not a suspect.

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[Nuclear war]... may not be desirable.

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A Supreme Court decision does not establish a "supreme law of the land" that is binding on all persons and parts of government, henceforth and forevermore.

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An expert is somebody who is more than 50 miles from home, has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives, and shows slides.

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I was attorney general; my name is Meese. I say, go to college. Don't carry a piece.

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Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation on Thursday, leaves a dismal legacy at the Justice Department, but one of his legal innovations was especially pernicious: the demonizing of state attempts to ensure honest elections.

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About Edwin Meese

Quotes 13 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Public Servant
Birthday October 16
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