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Entry from March 13, 2021
“Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself”

"I wish the government would just ban itself” is an anti-government saying that has been printed on many images.

On the American animated sitcom King of the Hill, the episode “Trans-Fascism” that originally aired on February 10, 2008, the character Dale Gribble (voiced by actor Johnny Hardwick) said:

“Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself. Wrap your heads around that, fellas.”

“‘I wish the government would just ban itself.’ -Dale Gribble” was posted on Twitter by Chris Frashure on August 3, 2009.


IMDb.com
King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Trans-Fascism

TV-PG | 23min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | Episode aired 10 February 2008
Season 12 | Episode 11
Hank helps Buck Strickland and Sugarfoot’s find a way to get around the Arlen City Council’s new ban on trans fats.
Directors: Kyoung Hee Lim (as Kyounghee Lim), Wesley Archer (as Wes Archer)
Writers: Mike Judge (created by), Greg Daniels (created by) | 2 more credits »

IMDb.com
King of the Hill (TV Series)
Trans-Fascism (2008)
Johnny Hardwick: Dale Gribble

Dale : Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself. Wrap your heads around that, fellas.

Twitter
Rick
@Rickidydodaday
I wish the government would just ban itself. Wrap your head around that, fellas.
11:47 PM · Dec 8, 2008·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Chris Frashure
@frashure
“I wish the government would just ban itself.” -Dale Gribble
2:05 AM · Aug 3, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Facebook
Dale Gribble
March 24, 2010 at 4:01 PM ·
Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself. Wrap your heads around that, fellas.

Twitter
Dale Gribble
@_DaleGribble_
Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself. Wrap your heads around that, fellas.
10:37 AM · Feb 3, 2013·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—KingOfTheHill
Posted by u/Equipto March 31, 2013
I wish the government would just ban itself!

Reddit—KingOfTheHill
Posted by u/donutsecret1 October 27, 2018
Sometimes I wish the government would just ban itself

AllOutdoor
Florida Bans Bans on Front-Yard Gardens
Russ Chastain 06.04.19
(...)
I recall with pleasure the episode of King of the Hill in which Dale Gribble says, “I wish the government would just ban itself!” I mention it because the result here is more or less the same thing. Government creating a law to prevent government from making a certain type of law.

Twitter
conspiracybot
@conspiracyb0t
I wish the government would just ban itself.
(Shown on an image from the animated television show King of the Hill.—ed.)
3:45 AM · Mar 13, 2021·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
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