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Richard Rohmer

Canadian army Major-General, fighter pilot decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross, Commander of the Air Reserve Group, military editor, columnist, and commentator, lawyer, former Chancellor of the University of Windsor, bestselling author of Patton's Gap (1981) and numerous other non-fiction and fictional works

With this run-away growth of the federal bureaucracy (which really now could be called the "civil self-service" because it grows by feeding upon itself), our society is both witness and victim of an escalating invasion of government into every facet of our lives.

Mar. 14, 1974 - from a speech to the Empire Club of Canada, quoted in Famous Lasting Words by John Robert Columbo