Quotes / Corrupt Hick

Here's to the people of Mississippi
Who say the folks up north just don't understand
And they tremble in the shadows at the thunder of the Klan
And the sweating of their souls can't wash the blood from off their hands
And they smile and shrug their shoulders at the murder of a man
Oh, here's to the land you've torn out the heart of
Mississippi, find yourself another country to be part of.
Phil Ochs, "Here's To The State of Mississippi"

What's the point of being married to a city manager if we can't wield unfettered power to crush my enemies?
Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation

Almira Gulch, just because you own half the county doesn't mean that you have the power to run the rest of us. For twenty-three years, I've been dying to tell you what I thought of you! And now...well, being a Christian woman, I can't say it.
Auntie Em to Miss Gulch, The Wizard of Oz