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    "These are very critical times," Colonel Cathcart asserted petulantly from a far corner of the office, paying no attention to Colonel Korn.
    "Very critical times indeed," Colonel Korn agreed with a placid nod. "We've just had a change of command from above, and we can't afford a situation that might put us in a bad light with either General Scheisskoph or General Peckem. Isn't that what you mean, Colonel?"
    "Hasn't he got any patriotism?"
    "Won't you fight for your country?" Colonel Korn demanded, emulating Colonel Cathcart's harsh self-righteous tone. "Won't you give up your life for Colonel Cathcart and me?"
    Yossarian tensed with alert astonishment when he heard Colonel Korn's concluding words. "What's that?" he exclaimed. "What have you and Colonel Cathcart got to do with my country? You're not the same."
    "How can you separate us?" Colonel Korn inquired with ironical tranquility.
    "That's right," Colonel Cathcart cried emphatically. "You're either for us or against us. There's no two ways about it."
    "I'm afraid he's got you," added Colonel Korn. "You're either for us or against your country. It's as simple as that."
    "Oh no, Colonel. I don't buy that."
    Colonel Korn was unruffled. "Neither do I, frankly, but everyone else will. So there you are."
  ---from Catch-22 by Joseph Heller 1955

"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier... just as long as I'm the dictator..."
---George W. Bush, Dec 18th, 2000