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Not need nothin’ from nobody!

Chris Matthews, during “Let me finish” on Hardball with Chris Matthews on April 13th, gives the American people a good “what for.”

“People talk about the government these days as the enemy. We talk and think like cowboys who don’t need the government.” Yet the government is the 911 whenever anything goes wrong or to keep things from going wrong.

“Don’t bother me with taxes,” we say. “It’s time to face the big gap between how we imagine America working these days and the way it actually works.”