„The Republican and Democratic parties are alike capitalist parties — differing only in being committed to different sets of capitalist interests“

they have the same principles under varying colors, are equally corrupt and are one in their subservience to capital and their hostility to labor.
The Socialist Party and the Working Class (1904)

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—  Ann Coulter author, political commentator 1961

Comments at the University of Florida (21 October 2005), as quoted in "Coulter courts Gainesville" by Jessica Riffel, in The Alligator (21 October 2005) http://www.alligator.org/pt2/051021coulter.php.
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Kontext: The Democrats complain about the Republican base being nuts … The nuts are their entire party … They're always accusing us of repressing their speech. I say let's do it. Let's repress them. … Frankly, I'm not a big fan of the First Amendment.

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„I knew that however bad the Republican party was, the Democratic party was much worse.“

—  Frederick Douglass American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman 1818 - 1895

As quoted in Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1941), chapter 47, p. 579
Kontext: I knew that however bad the Republican party was, the Democratic party was much worse. The elements of which the Republican party was composed gave better ground for the ultimate hope of the success of the colored man's cause than those of the Democratic party.

„The GOP is trying to co-opt the Tea Party. That is one of the reasons I did what I did. I don't see a difference between Democrats and Republicans.“

—  Scott Ashjian American businessman 1963

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„The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too.“

—  Oscar Levant American comedian, composer, pianist and actor 1906 - 1972

As quoted in The Quotable Politician (2003) by William B. Whitman, p. 30.

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„Being desirous of allaying the dissensions of party strife now existing within our realm, I do hereby dissolve and abolish the Democratic and Republican parties“

—  Emperor Norton Self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States 1811 - 1880

"Imperial Decree" dated 12th Day of August 1869, published in The San Francisco Herald (13 August 1869)
Kontext: Being desirous of allaying the dissensions of party strife now existing within our realm, I do hereby dissolve and abolish the Democratic and Republican parties, and also do hereby decree the disfranchisement and imprisonment, for not more than 10, nor less than five, years, to all persons leading to any violation of this our imperial decree.

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„Both the Republican and Tea Party nominees are listed side by side on the Nevada ballot and, ironically, the difference in the race could be the handful of points secured by the Tea Party candidate Scott Ashjian, at the expense of Republican Sharron Angle.“

—  Scott Ashjian American businessman 1963

David Paleologos — reported in [Bruce, Drake, http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/10/13/scott-ashjians-tea-party-candidacy-still-a-factor-in-nevada-sen/, Scott Ashjian's Tea Party Candidacy Still a Factor in Nevada Senate Contest, Politics Daily, AOL News, October 13, 2010, 2010-10-14]
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„The difference between the Republicans and the Democrats is that the Democrats let the poor be corrupt, too.“

—  Oscar Levant American comedian, composer, pianist and actor 1906 - 1972

Oscar Levant, as quoted in "Oscar the Magnificent" https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/161384355/

„The US Democratic Party increasingly emulates the economic and metaphysical collectivism of Nazism and fascism, while the Republican Party echoes the fascistic militarism and expansionism of the Third Reich.“

—  L. K. Samuels American writer 1951

Quelle: Killing History: The False Left-Right Political Spectrum and the Battle between the ‘Free Left’ and the ‘Statist Left', (2019), p. 412

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