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"Well, heck! If all you smart cookies agree, who am I to dissent?"
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"I don't care if he is one of the few dissenting voices around. Make him stop whispering in my ear!"
"He's mellowed quite a bit over the years. However, that's become a signature thing for him."
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"Encouraging dissent is a good way of finding out who the traitors are."
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"They were good people, but they were wrong."
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'I encourage dissent. That way I can get rid of anyone who doesn't agree with me.'
"How do you feel about staying in power?"
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'I realize you were just saying what everyone was thinking . . .and if you do it again you're fired.'
"Those are insightful and legitimate questions about our country, Tommy, and if times were different, your mom and I probably wouldn't have to report you to the government for asking them!"
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'The figures are very worrying. We should be valuing dissent in the Supreme Court!'
'Did he just flip me the feeding fish?'
Mumbling truth to power.
Quieting Dissent: Method #5
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"As you all know, I don't like dissent...and yet I heard a low growl."
'How soon can you be started?'
"I warned you suggestions aren't anonymous here!"
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Trouble in the ranks.
'Gosh, who'd have guessed that when I said I'd have my people call your people, they'd come up with something like THIS?'
'Ah, Baker! Still the company's lone voice in the wilderness, I see!'
'Sigh! So much paranoia... so few enemies left!'
'Sir, a number of employees are here with a gripe.'
The Scalia Scourge
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'Well, the travel agency gave us what we asked for, a peaceful place free of dissent and warring factions'